Volunteering application form

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer. Please be aware that, due to an increase in volume, processing your application may take longer than usual. Depending on your circumstances, it may be up to six months before you can start volunteering. Thank you for your patience.

About you

Note: Questions marked by * are mandatory

Areas of interest Please choose three areas and rank these from 1-3 (with 1 being your highest and 3 being your lowest priority). All roles are available at both hospitals unless marked by #. Certain roles require previous experience and knowledge of the role marked by*.





















Additional information Please state your reasons for wanting to become a volunteer with us. You can mention your aspirations, any training or work experience you have done, qualifications, other skills etc. Providing this information will help us to understand more about what you would like to gain from volunteering and where we can place you in the hospital etc.
Data protection As part of the volunteer application and management process, we will collect certain personal data, which we will process and hold in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in force from 25 May 2018. This data will include your full name, date of birth, address, email address, mobile number, school, college or other education centre (if applicable), training record and hours of work at our hospital(s). It will also include, where supplied, your disabilities (if any), gender and ethnic background. It will include a record of your DBS and Occupational Health checks, if necessitated by your job role. Please tick to indicate your consent for this data to be held and processed by us for the purpose of assessing your suitability as a volunteer, managing your volunteer experience and monitoring our volunteer population only. Please note that, where collected, identity documents, proof of right to work in the UK, references, DBS and OH check results form part of the application. We will not process your data for any other reason and will not share it with any third parties, other than those which are contracted to help us to carry out this work. For information, our volunteer software stores and processes data on secure servers in Canada, a country approved by the European Commission as trusted to comply with our data protection requirements. If your application is unsuccessful, we will hold your data for 12 months, and then destroy it. If you are successful, we will hold your data (including training and attendance records) for the duration of your time with us, plus an additional period of time (between 12 months and 6 years, depending on your length of volunteer service), before destroying it.

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