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Volunteer Housekeeper

Do you enjoy meeting people, being part of team and have a few hours a week to spare? We’re looking for Volunteer Housekeepers to work on our Sylvan Ward.

St Nicholas Hospice Care is an independent charity delivering specialist palliative care to patients and their families within the communities of West Suffolk and Thetford.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to help maintain and meet the high levels of personal care required by the hospice. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to meet new people and help to make a real difference to everyone that visits our Sylvan Ward.

Whatever your background, interests and experience by volunteering with St Nicholas Hospice, a little of your time will make a big difference.

We are currently looking for individuals to carry out housekeeping duties such as providing refreshments, re-stocking laundry and maintaining hygiene standards. Other tasks that may be required such as; sitting with patients – to provide comfort, reassurance and support. This may involve reading to patients, or writing letters for them.

We require Monday – Sunday Volunteer Housekeeper cover for early and late shifts.
Early shifts – 08:00 – 13:00
Late shifts – 17:00 – 21:00
*These times are a guide and can be negotiated on an individual basis.
Please indicate on your application form which day and shift you are interested in volunteering.
For any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch with Hannah Carley, Julie Parker or Rosie Southgate via reception 01284 766133 or email for an application form to

*Training and checks will be required before commencing on Sylvan Ward and we aim to get these processed on the above dates to ensure a prompt start.

Volunteer Housekeeper Role Description

Location, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 2QY, United Kingdom