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Wigan Hospitals Seek Staff & Volunteers
Started by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse
For start within the next two weeks or sooner where possible - More Info

Posted by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse
There are issues with the site just now but hopefully further details will soon be available.

Posted by: priscus (8257) Report abuse
I have been unable to access ANY NHS sites all day. They are just timing out.

I assume they are just swamped with people trying to connect.

Posted by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse
This is the preliminary info:

Posted by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse
Current clinical and non-clinical vacancies - jobs.wwl.nhs.uk]

(It looks like more roles incl volunteering will be listed soon)

Posted by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse

Estates Maintenance Worker (Electrical) - Link

Maintenance Plumber - Link

Estates Maintenance Worker (Electrical/Mechanical Fitter) - Link

Estates Maintenance Worker (Carpenter/Joiner) - Link

Medical Engineering Technician - Link

Domestic Assistant - Link

Transport Driver - Link

Porter - Link

Catering Assistant - Link

Switchboard Operator - Link

Posted by: John Peters (490)  Report abuse
It doesn't say
You will be expected to work without PPE !

Posted by: tonker (21366)   Report abuse
Some items of PPE will be provided!

Posted by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse
Volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe & well at home - NHS (24 Mar)

• delivering medicines from pharmacies
• driving patients to appointments
• bringing them home from hospital
• making regular phone calls to check on people isolating at home

To find out more & sign up as a NHS Volunteer Responder, go to: goodsamapp.org/NHS

Posted by: basil brush (13865) Report abuse
Didn't it say they have already got over 100,000 volunteers?

Posted by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse
Thanks, Basil, you’re right:

“The government scheme to recruit 250,000 helpers went live on Tuesday.
By Wednesday morning, they had exceeded their target …” (BBC)

It seems you can still register via goodsamapp.org/NHS (for now)

Posted by: basil brush (13865) Report abuse
Brilliant news, thanks Joanne 👍

Posted by: basil brush (13865) Report abuse
great news


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