Opportunity Code: VH104-10183
Closing Date to Apply: -
Purpose: To support the safe flow or pedestrian traffic in and out of the vaccination centres. The role will involve highlighting the correct entrances for people.
The volunteer marshals are there to be a visible presence, offering clear direction, guidance and reassurance to visitors attending the centre.
As a vaccination marshal you will;
Be interested in the supporting the Covid Vaccine Programme
Be interested in the wellbeing of the community
Be tactful and diplomatic
Enjoy helping and linking with others
Be able to work in a team
Be discreet and maintain confidentiality
Have compassion and understanding
Able to stand for periods of time
Willingness to work in all kinds of weather conditions
Have a flexible approach
All volunteers Must Not:
Take photos whilst on duty or engage in social media in relation to their volunteering.
Disclose any information to a third party. This is an essential part of the role.
Access clinical areas or areas that has not been authorised.
Take any equipment or patient information from the Trust property.
Handle contaminated waste
Observe hand gel and infection prevention practices at all times.
Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times.
Wear clothing suitable for all weather conditions.
Wear a high viz jacket or vest at all times
Maintain confidentiality at all times, whilst on duty or outside. This is an essential part of the role.
Adhere to Council policies i.e. Information Governance and Confidentiality.
There is no Uniform, but wear warm clothing suitable for any weather. You will be supplied with a High Viz waistcoats and an ID Badge. Masks are provided and must be worn at all times.
Time needed from Volunteer:
The clinics will take place 2 days per week, and will continue until the need is there.
Days/Hours to be mutually agreed with the volunteer and Covid Engagement – Team Leader. We prefer full shifts or a minimum of 4 hours. The sites are open 2 days a week (Wednesday and Saturday) 10am – 5pm.
Commitment to the hours/days agreed with the Covid Engagement Team Leader. We understand that this may be affected by sickness and request that you notify the Covid Engagement – Team Leader as soon as possible.
You will get regular breaks and access to free refreshments.
Skills Experience & Qualifications:
Inhouse training will be provided as followed:
- On- site specific to the role
- On-site local induction
- Any other relevant training
All volunteers are accountable to a member of the vaccination team – there will be a lead marshal on the day for them to discuss any issues/ concerns with. All volunteers fulfil their roles under the same health and safety, employment regulations and confidentiality as employed personnel.
All volunteers will be coordinated by the Covid Engagement – Team Leader who will organise the volunteers for the clinics – any issues to be raised to the Covid Engagement – Team Leader.
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