Wellbeing TAGs Volunteer

  • Voluntary
  • The Manor Hotel, Singlewell
  • Volunteer

Role Title: Wellbeing Therapeutic Activity Group Volunteer

Where: The Manor Hotel, Singlewell

When: Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays

Commitment (how often): Weekly

Duration (times): 1015 – 1500

What tasks will be undertaken – “What will your role involve?”

  • Be available for a pre-shift briefing from the Therapy staff – discuss any special needs of patients and the day’s proposed programme
  • Greet patients as they arrive and help them to get settled – make them feel welcome by engaging in conversation
  • Help to welcome and integrate new patients by ‘showing them the ropes’
  • Refreshment provision to patients throughout the day as required – hot and cold drinks
  • Keep the kitchen area clean and tidy throughout the day, including use of the dishwasher (training provided)
  • Encourage patient involvement in Therapeutic Activity Groups, social, and recreational activities, and assist the person in participating in these
  • Work with patients in a 1 to 1 setting as directed by the Therapy Team
  • Conversations with patients and carers
  • Share information with ellenor staff relating to patients wellbeing
  • Act as a ‘buddy’ for new volunteers, familiarising them with the daily routine and local procedures

Skills required – “Will the role suit me?  Yes, if you are…”

  • Enthusiastic and cheerful with a positive attitude
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Respectful of confidentiality (this is essential)
  • A social person who enjoys interacting with others
  • Flexible to change
  • Respectful of others and their diversity
  • Passionate about helping people in your local community
  • Good at communication, both listening and speaking
  • Observation to allow monitoring of patients
  • Approachable and friendly

Benefits and support applicable to the role:

  • The opportunity to make a difference to people at a difficult time in their lives
  • The chance to support your local community
  • An opportunity to develop new skills and experiences
  • A chance to meet new people
  • Access to line manager on request
  • Therapy Assistant presence at all times
  • Access to staff wellbeing support network


Wellbeing volunteers are at the forefront of this essential patient service. They provide vital support to the ellenor staff, and facilitate a welcoming and comfortable environment; helping patients to relax, socialise and enjoy their day. A team of two to four volunteers work together on each shift.

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This role is advertised as part of TPP's Free Giving Back Services. This volunteer advertisement copy has been supplied to TPP and applicants apply direct to the organisation. Please contact the organisation directly if you have any questions about this volunteer role.



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