COVID-19

Important information

Volunteers supporting health and social care are classed as Key Workers and are able to move around in their volunteer role, however, please ensure you follow all current government guidance. If you are well and wish to volunteer for the NHS, we will be incredibly grateful for your support during this very challenging time for the NHS.

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

We are urgently recruiting volunteer marshals for our vaccination centres, please see the volunteer marshal page to find out more about this role and sign up.

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 always looking for people who are interested in giving their skills and experience. Image of volunteers: Ted, Kay and Chris holding a selfie frame

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 now open; view our vacancies and apply directly here.

Unfortunately, we are unable to deal with any work experience requests. If you are interested in work experience then please contact LEND@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 Barring Check (DBS) as part of the recruitment process.

Contacts

Kim Sweet – Volunteer Service Administrator 

Clare Bancroft – Volunteer Service Manager

Email: volunteer@bdct.nhs.uk

Phone: 01274 322662

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