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Join our small friendly team

Reception / Meet and greet volunteers needed for Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in RG2

We are seeking volunteers to join our small friendly team at the community dental service in Whitley. Volunteers will help with basic reception and clerical duties such as: answering the telephone, checking in, help with filing, photocopying, and topping up paperwork.

Volunteers will also assist with printing off clinic appointment lists and calling patients to remind them that they have a clinic appointment due and rearranging appointments where appropriate

Ideal volunteers for this role will need the following skills/ characteristics:

• A polite, friendly and approachable manner
• Good telephone manner, patient, and courteous
• Good written and spoken English
• A clear understanding of confidentiality
• Presentable appearance
• Reliable
• Basic I.T. skills (training available)
• Methodical approach to working
• Have responsibility for health, welfare & safety of self and others – Compliance with Health & Safety regulations

In return for your time, we can offer a rewarding experience as part of a small, friendly team.

Contact person firstname
Tracy Bullen, Lead, Community Dental
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01344 458121
Contact instructions?
Business hours
Location address line 1
268 Northumberland Avenue
Line 2
Whitley
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG2 7PJ

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Reception / Meet and greet
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a regular schedulePrecise and methodicalGood sense of humourPatientSupportiveCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Unspecified
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Unspecified
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
By prior agreement
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
5
Opportunity added on
11 June 2019