Would you like to volunteer for Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust?

Volunteers play an important role within our Trust, providing support to our service users. We are committed to growing the opportunities for volunteering within our services for the benefit of service users and are looking for people who are interested in giving their skills and experience.

Where can I volunteer in the Trust?

Volunteering opportunities are available across the Bradford, Airedale and Craven district. We have a wide range of services, many of which take volunteers; please see our services to find out more about the services we offer.

How old do I have to be?

You can volunteer within our Trust if you are over 16 years old. The exception to this is volunteering within our mental health inpatient areas where you need to be over 18 years old.

Commitment

We ask for a minimum of a six-month commitment for any volunteer role, unless specified in the role description. Please consider whether this is a realistic commitment before applying.

Applying to volunteer

Our volunteer recruitment is currently closed. We open recruitment 4 times a year, to be added to the waiting list and notified of our next recruitment please send your interest to volunteer@bdct.nhs.uk.

Unfortunately we are unable to deal with any Work Experience requests. If you are interested in Work Experience then please contact nursingdevelopment@bdct.nhs.uk.

Do you provide training?

We provide all the training you require for each role. It is essential you complete all relevant training before any volunteering commences.

Recruitment checks

You may be asked for references or a Disclosure and Baring Check (DBS) as part of the recruitment process.

Contacts

Clare Bancroft – Volunteer Coordinator

Catherine Jowitt – Volunteer Lead

Email: volunteer@bdct.nhs.uk

Phone: 01274 322662