Volunteer Physiotherapy Support

Location: Canterbury and Thanet

Status: Voluntary

Would you like to be part of Pilgrims Hospices’ amazing volunteer team?

We’re seeking Physiotherapy Support Volunteers to assist at a seated exercise group within the Therapy Centres at our Canterbury and Thanet hospices.

This volunteer role will typically be 3 hours per week.

Evidence suggests that volunteering has a positive impact on your health and wellbeing.

The key duties of the Physiotherapy Support Volunteer will be:

  • To support the Physiotherapy Assistants in setting up before the group session and clear away at the end
  • To attend pre- and post- group session briefings/handovers as required
  • To meet, greet and register patients attending the group session
  • To pro-actively engage in conversation with and befriend patients attending the group session, in a compassionate and empathetic way
  • To support the Physiotherapy Assistants in managing and facilitating group sessions
  • To participate in activities during the group session and support patients to participate in activities as required
  • To assist the Physiotherapy Assistants with administrative tasks in relation to the group session, including making telephone contact with non-attenders where required
  • To contribute to the evaluation of the group session

Find out more

For further information about this opportunity, please email justine.robinson@pilgrimshospices.org.

How to apply

To apply for this volunteer role, please download and complete an application form and email it to: justine.robinson@pilgrimshospices.org