Music Helper - Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust - Worthing and Adur

Register your Interest

To introduce music appreciation and engagement on the Wards while promoting patient wellbeing and social inclusion:

  • To chat to patients/carers about music; exploring their interest in this area and developing rapport.
  • Encourage conversations about music patients like to listen to or used to listen to or about instruments they have played; any memories?
  • To use the music apps on an SCFT iPad to engage patients with sounds: “ThumbJam”, “Bloom”, and “YouTube”.
  • If you have an interest in playing instruments, play these on the ward in the patient bay, using your own or if available instruments stored on at the Ward.

Skills

  • An interest in music and using this to help interact with patients.
  • Good communicator especially with older people.
  • Confident to run a small session with patients using an iPad to listen and explore music.
  • Outgoing and friendly.

Benefits

  • Meeting people
  • Developing skills
  • Helping others in your community.

Practical Considerations

The role is based a Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital.

Travel expenses can be claimed.

Interest in music and confident using an iPad.

When do I need to be available?

Details Available weekly for approx two hours
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital
Shripney Road
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO22 9PP

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training