Find out about the wide range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These are designed to provide compassionate, personalised support during every stage of a life-limiting illness, in every kind of care setting, to anyone who needs it.
We couldn’t manage without considerable support from our local community. Learn about all the different ways in which you can help Prospect Hospice, for example by taking part in fundraising events, playing our lottery, or remembering us in your will. All contributions are greatly appreciated.
Prospect Hospice is a leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north-east Wiltshire. We provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end-of-life care and support.
Volunteers are central to our work, bringing valuable experience and enthusiasm to a wide variety of roles. If you’d like to help Prospect Hospice by giving some of your time, you’ll find all the information you need here, including current opportunities, volunteer profiles and the benefits of volunteering for us.
The staff at Prospect Hospice have one shared aim: to provide the very best end-of-life care to people in our community who really need it. If you’re interested in joining our team, check out our current vacancies and find out how we can support you in your career development.
A significant amount of Prospect Hospice’s income is raised through our charity shops. The success of our retail operation depends on the generous support of the local community (donating and buying goods), and the commitment of our managers and volunteers. Find out more here.
Supervised by: Distribution Centre Stock Sorting Supervisor Managed by: Distribution Centre Manager Volunteering Sessions: 4 hrs p.w. or more, between 8.00am – 4.00pm, Mon – Sat Departments: There are 6 Departments within the Centre:
1) Textiles 2) Bric-a-Brac 3) Jewellery 4) Books & Media 5) Electricals 6) General Duties.
Turn overleaf for the specific skills you will ideally need per area.
Core Stock Processor Role Responsibilities:
• Sort donated goods, supplemen)ng & developing your own knowledge of current fashion trends & brands with that of the existing experienced Stock Sorting Team. • Organise stock in a timely and logical manner, ensuring care is taken to minimise damages. • With training, identifies items that may be suitable for alterna)ve recycling revenue streams. • Team player – friendly, welcoming and helpful, with good sense of humour and flexible approach. Good communicator. • Trustworthy, maintains confidentiality & exhibits high integrity at all times. • Maintain a clean, tidy & safe working environment • Physically mobile – is able to stand for long periods of )me, liT and move stock with ease • Once inducted and trained, willingness to maximise GiT Aid opportuni)es to increase Prospect’s overall income genera)on. • Comply with manual handling and Health & Safety requirements to ensure own safety, and that of colleagues / public at all )mes. • Undertake all required ini)al mandatory training within 14 days of Taster Session, and ongoing as required. • Attend meetings and contributes ideas to the ongoing development of the Centre. • Acts as an ambassador for Prospect Hospice, promo)ng its services, values and philosophies. • Inform Manager / Supervisor of absences, preferably giving at least 24hrs notice.
Training will be provided for all relevant aspects of this role. In addi)on, Volunteers are required to attend a Core Induction Day at the main Prospect Hospice building. Out of pocket expenses (e.g.mileage) can be paid & claimed as relevant. Distribu)on Centre Stock Processor Volunteer Role Profile 11.07.18 Health & Safety at Work Act: It is the responsibility of all volunteers to ensure that the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act are complied with; safe working prac)ces are adhered to and that hazards are observed and reported to the appropriate member of staff.
As well as the Role Responsibilities listed above, the desired Skills, Competencies, Experience and Personal Attributes per Department within the Distribution Centre are:
Please come and use your relevant skills & experience to help us!
(This role profile will be reviewed periodically and may be amended according to the changing requirements of the Retail func)on).
Suitable for someone bereaved in the last 12 months
Monday - Friday
AM & PM
To apply for this role or for further information, please contact us on 01793 816193, email us or complete the form below and a member of the team will be in touch. Thank You.
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