The government has issued an urgent call for a quarter of a million people to register as a volunteer for the NHS to help tackle the coronavirus crisis.
If you’re fit, healthy and currently have no coronavirus symptoms then you could be the perfect fit to join this “army” of volunteers.
There are a variety of jobs you could do to play your part in dealing with the pandemic.
Community Response volunteer: Collecting shopping, medication or other essential supplies for someone who is self-isolating, and delivering these supplies to their home.
Patient Transport volunteer: Supporting the NHS by providing transport to patients who are medically fit for discharge, and ensuring that they are settled safely back in to their home.
NHS Transport volunteer: Transporting equipment, supplies and/or medication between NHS services and sites, it may also involve assisting pharmacies with medication delivery.
Check-in and Chat volunteer: This role provides short-term telephone support to individuals who are at risk of loneliness as a consequence of self-isolation
It’s simple and easy to apply, all you need to do is visit https://www.goodsamapp.org/NHS.