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Sign Up As a Volunteer Steward/Marshall for Vaccination Centres.

Covid-19 Vaccination Steward/Marshall Volunteers – Sign Up at bottom of this page

The IW NHS Trust is getting ready to deliver a COVID-19 vaccination programme and we need your help. We are looking for volunteers to be at the forefront of the local fight against the virus – you could be part of it!

As we gear up to be ready in the New Year, we are seeking Volunteer Marshalls. This is an exciting opportunity to join us and play your part in protecting the community and saving lives. 

In the New Year it is anticipated that vaccination centres will be open from 8am-8pm, 7 days a week. There will be four hour shifts available over a twelve hour period seven days a week.

Please circulate to friends and family members that might be interested to volunteer as a Vaccination Marshall.

Role: Vaccination Steward/Marshall

Area: Newport | Shanklin | Westridge, Ryde, | West Wight

Purpose: We need friendly, professional volunteers to support the National Vaccination Programme on the Isle of Wight

Key Tasks (what you will be doing):

    • Meeting and greeting those coming for vaccination
    • Flow management outside the vaccination centres and car parks. Direct people to entrance
    • Be a friendly face of reassurance
    • Ask the COVID-19 symptom check questions provided
    • Undertake temperature checks using hand held device
    • Assist in the prevention of overcrowding by encouraging social distancing
    • Signposting and guiding members of the public where to go outside and inside the building
    • Providing extra support or signposting if anyone needs additional support
    • Liaising with staff and other volunteers to ensure a smooth flow of members of the public

To follow UK government advice on hand hygiene

Skills:

  • To maintain confidentiality at all times
  • To be comfortable communicating while wearing a face mask
  • To keep good time-keeping and show regular commitment

Boundaries (what you won’t be doing):

  • No clinical advice or medical advice
  • No lifting of heavy equipment
  • No tasks outside this role description
  • No involvement in administering vaccines

Time Commitment:

Volunteers required for one or more of the following shifts:

8-12pm, 12-4pm, 4-8pm Monday to Sunday

Immediate start and be able to commit to at least 1 month

Ideally able to keep to the same days and time

Practical Considerations:

The venues are fully accessible

  • You will receive a local induction and orientation. This will include any training that is relevant to perform your tasks
  • Travel expenses can be reimbursed – please note this may not be on the same day
  • Tea and coffee will be available
  • You will have a named person for contact

You will need to wear a face mask whilst volunteering

We may require you to undertake pre-placement checks & training

Dress Code:

Comfortable footwear and layers of warm clothing suitable for all weathers. Marshalls are likely to be outside for prolonged periods in their shift so please be prepared for this. If you have your own waterproof jacket and trousers please bring these with you.

PPE:

All Personal Protective Equipment such as masks will be provided. You can use your own washable mask.

 

Volunteer Drivers:

We are also looking for recruit some volunteer drivers to transport people to and from the vaccine centres.  For this role we would fit a temporary screen in your car and provide you with clear procedures to follow.  Due to the close contact nature of this role we are seeking to recruit younger drivers with no underlying health conditions. 

Sign up here:

Vaccination Centre Volunteer Sign Up

Sign up form for potential volunteers for Vaccination centres
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please select those times when you may be available.
  • I may be available and am happy to be contacted at short notice

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