Vaccination Steward/Person Supporter/Staff Support (Chichester)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

Register your Interest

We need friendly volunteers to support the National Vaccination Programme in Sussex who will be available to step up to volunteer when a vacancy arises at the Chichester Vaccination Centre.

Key Tasks (what you will be doing):

  • To welcome, signpost and guide members of the public where to go for their vaccination.
  • To provide extra support on a 1:1 basis if anyone needs additional support.
  • Signposting and potentially accompanying members of the public who require reassurance.
  • To book people in for their appointment using an iPad if comfortable doing so, and if required.
  • Liaising with staff and other volunteers to ensure a smooth flow of members of the public.
  • To provide tea and coffee, a friendly face and conversation to staff and volunteers.

Boundaries (what you will not be doing):

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

Volunteers will be added to a list of cleared and ready to go volunteers.

(Please note the work of volunteers will complement and not supplement that of paid employees of the Trust).


  • You will need to be 18yrs or older.
  • Able to follow UK government advice on hand hygiene.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • To be comfortable communicating while wearing a face mask.
  • Able to keep good time-keeping and show regular commitment.


  • Opportunity to support the roll-out of the National Covid-19 Vaccination Programme
  • Working within a team - building your team working skills.
  • Meeting new people and making new friends. 

Practical Considerations

  • Age: You must be 18 years or older to volunteer in this role.
  • Able to commit to volunteering for at least one month.
  • Location of this role is Chichester.
  • The venue is fully accessible.

Pre-placement checks, training and support:

  • You may need to undertake some specific online training.
  • You will receive a local induction and orientation. This will include any training that is relevant to perform your tasks.
  • Travel expenses will 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. 

When do I need to be available?

Details You will be added to a list of cleared and ready to go volunteers to step into a vacancy when it arises at the vaccination centre. To commit to at least 1 month. Ideally able to keep to the same days. Volunteers are required for one or more of the following shifts: 8-12, 12-4, 4-8 Monday to Sunday.
Morning Afternoon Evening

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    Travel expenses - please note may not be paid on the same day.
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • 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)
    Must be 18yrs or older.
  • Support on Offer
  • Training