If you are looking to volunteer during the COVID-19 pandemic, please apply through the Southern Health website.

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Volunteering at Southern Health

Do you have time to help us support patients and those who use our services?

Southern Health has committed to developing our Volunteer opportunities within the Trust and have launched a new #VolunteersRvalued (VRV) initiative.

Who can volunteer?

You don’t need any experience to be a volunteer, however you will need to be above the age of 18. We are looking for kind, compassionate people with the desire to really make a difference in someone else’s life.
Interested? Enquire below.

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  • Provide social support to patients on a day to day basis e.g engage them in conversations and provide attention to patients when the ward is under pressure.
  • Take lead and show new volunteers around the ward so they are familiar with the setting.

Balance Class Assistant

  • Assisting patients in the activity class 
  • Preparing the room
  • Escorting them out to their transport 

Fundraising Assistant

  • Assisting with administration e.g. database, records
  • Event planning & organising
  • Support the Head of Charity raise the profile of brighterway

We're here to help!


Sterne 7, Tatchbury Mount, Calmore, Southampton, SO40 2RZ

Contact Us

Phone : 023 8087 4698

Email : shft.volunteers@nhs.net

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