Trolley Aide – IPU


  • To support staff in the care of patients on the In-Patient by serving refreshments.



  • Serving refreshments to Patients in order to assist the nursing staff.
  • Collection of any dirty crockery/utensils remaining around the ward.
  • Stacking the dishwasher ready for washing.
  • Checking the patients’ occupancy and drinks required.
  • Collection and refilling of water jugs for patients.
  • Serving drinks of choice (including alcohol) to patients carefully checking the Nurses instructions.
  • Emptying the dishwasher and putting away crockery.
  • Other occasional additional tasks required by the nursing staff



  • Caring, sensitive and empathetic.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and strictly maintain confidentiality.
  • Be able to use own initiative.
  • Have the ability to work on your own and as part of a team.


What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to use your skills to complement our work.
  • The chance to share your skills and experience with others.
  • Training and support to build new skills.
  • A chance to meet lots of new people.
  • The opportunity of working as part of a team of dedicated volunteers.


Commitment needed:       

  • Thursday, Saturday, or Sunday afternoon/evenings.
  • A minimum of 2 hours per week and attendance at any specific training



Voluntary Services Office

Trinity Hospice

Low Moor Rd

Bispham, Blackpool



Telephone number:

Voluntary Services 01253 952575

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