The position of Home Delivery Volunteer is available at the Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales. The Paul Popham Fund (PPF) is a charity organisation whose aim is to provide all Kidney Patients in Wales with a better quality of life by improving their emotional, physical and financial well-being.
The purpose of this role is to support the Charity to deliver essential items to people with Kidney Failure in need during the Pandemic.
This role will support the COVID-19 emergency by working alongside the Charity and possibly the Renal Team in Swansea Bay University.
Guidance and support will be available from paid staff at all times.
Home Delivery Volunteer Role Details
Location: Geographical Area of Swansea Bay University Health Board
Hours: Temporary Role – Ad Hoc hours as needed
Minimum age: 18
Reporting to: Support Services Co-ordinator
Accountable to: C.E.O.
Security Clearance: DBS – Enhanced with barring (essential)
How has this vacancy come about?
Volunteer(s) are needed to support the Kidney Community in South Wales during the Coronavirus pandemic.
During this challenging time, people with Kidney Disease are required to shield and so, need help to continue to access essential community services.
What difference will I make?
All volunteers play a vital part in the delivery of our services.
By volunteering for the Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales you will be making a real difference to the Kidney Community in Wales.
Across the South Wales over the coming months, the Paul Popham Fund needs volunteers to collect essential items from supermarkets, collect prescriptions and deliver to people with kidney failure.
What qualities do I need to volunteer?
The most important quality is your commitment to exemplify PPF Values. You will:
• Commit to empowering patients to believe in themselves to improve their quality of life with the resources available to them.
• Commit to supporting patients to see the benefits of leading an active and full life.
• Demonstrate integrity in all aspects of its work.
• Show accountability to all its beneficiaries, stakeholders and supporters.
• Demonstrate the utmost respect it has for the NHS professionals it works alongside and its beneficiaries within the community we support.
• Value every individual in the community you are supporting where all views and expectations are heard and respected.
• Take responsibility to serve the patients and care givers within our community seriously
• Pride yourself on overwhelming optimism in decision-making.
• Maintain positive working partnerships with all our stakeholders to achieve our aims and objectives to meet our beneficiary’s needs.
• Advocate honesty and transparency in reporting, monitoring and evaluating all work undertaken.
• Inspire to make continued improvements on our services and charitable work for the direct benefit of our beneficiaries’ ever-changing needs.
Our commitment to you:
• To provide relevant training and support to enable you to carry out your role.
• Reimburse agreed reasonable out-of-pocket travel expenses.
The benefits of volunteering:
• To meet new people and become part of a dedicated volunteer team who make a real difference.
• Be an active citizen in your community.
• Develop skills and confidence.
• Volunteering can have a positive impact on your health and well-being.
Equality and Diversity
The Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales will treat all volunteers fairly and with respect. We accept volunteers based on their suitability for the role. We will not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, race/ethnicity or nationality, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, or gender reassignment. In the same way, we expect all employees and volunteers to treat all patients, relatives and visitors and colleagues with dignity and respect.
Request an application form:
Call: 0333 2001 285