COVID Vaccination Support Volunteers

We are supporting the local Primary Care Centre with the COVID-19 vaccination programme and are looking for volunteers to support this.

The vaccination clinics will be open from 8am-7pm with shifts split 7.45am - 12.30pm / 1pm to 6pm

We are looking for volunteers to assist in different areas across the site and to ensure a smooth flow of patients.

  • Car Park assistants to ensure that patients are directed to the appropriate area to park. Also to guide them to the correct entrance.
  • Booking in and temperature check support.
  • Post vaccination observation area support

We ask that all volunteers Ensure speed, safety and security; address any issues that arise or escalate to a Healthcare Professional if needed.

That you effectively communicate with the other areas’ representatives to avoid congestion.

Ensure that patients follow COVID guidelines such as social distancing and mask protection at all times.

Support patients who require additional support (carer/chaperone, additional language support). Provide enhanced support to those requiring it (e.g. those who cannot queue standing).

Assist in the prevention of overcrowding by ensuring the crowd limits in various parts of the centre are complied with.

We are also looking for volunteers to support with the wider response. This could be within a hospital or care home settings or local communities. Please let us know if you have any expertise in the following areas: 

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Administration
  • Physiotherapy
  • Catering
  • Care Home or Home Care
  • Vaccinating
  • Uniform Public Service
  • Clinical professions


Skills

No specific skills required


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 21/12/2020

End Date: 31/01/2021

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Location

This opportunity is available in: Colchester

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