We are looking for Meet and Greet volunteers to support visitors when arriving at the Bradgate Unit.


To have had some experience of accessing mental health services, particularly inpatient care.

To be confident and competent with patients and visitors in differing stages of mental health recovery.

There is training and support, but requires volunteers to be happy to operate as a Meet and Greet volunteer with some autonomy.

Main duties:

To be located within the entrance lobby of the Unit in order to meet and greet all visitors through the main entrance.

To signpost visitors and if necessary to accompany them to the wards, MH Urgent Care Hub and Crisis Assessment rooms.

To discuss with patients and visitors the importance of handing over property to the Nursing staff on the ward to minimise contraband getting on to the ward.

To ensure visitors are following the signing in procedure.

Daily between the hours of:  9am-8.30pm (this could be broken down in to 3hr sessions if needed).

Age 18+ with some experience and knowledge of mental health is required for this role.

Please see role descriptor for more information:

Volunteer Meet Greet Visitor Support Bradgate Reception