Volunteer Receptionists

Location: Wigan and Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan. WN2 3HZ

Closing Date: 7th November 2021


Volunteer Receptionists

We are looking for a number of Volunteer Receptionists to support our reception team and the wider hospice.

About us
Wigan and Leigh Hospice is a well-established charity which has been operating since 1983. We provide a wide range of palliative care services to people with advancing life-limiting illnesses of any diagnosis and to those people important to them. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals’ physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs

Many services provided by Wigan & Leigh Hospice are dependent on the goodwill of our generous volunteers.

About the role

The role of a volunteer receptionist requires an approachable, friendly individual who ensures confidentiality, respect and dignity whilst being an excellent communicator.

The main responsibilities include greeting and directing patients visitors, managing the telephone system, operating the till to take payments for items purchased in the hospice shop / café. For further information please see the job description link below.

We are looking for volunteers that would be able to cover a weekly Friday afternoon shift from 12.30pm-5pm and weekend shifts. The shift times are –

Weekend shifts
Morning – 8.30am-1pm
Afternoon – 12.45pm-5pm
Evening – 4.45pm-8pm

Please indicate on your application form which of these shifts you are available for.

This post is subject to a Disclosure Barring Services (DBS) check.

How to apply
To apply please complete the application form which can be downloaded at the bottom of this advert and return it to v@wlh.org.uk. If you would like any further information please contact Jen Naylor, Volunteer Coordinator for an informal chat on 01942 525566.