Where: Throughout St Wilfrid's catchment area

When: Flexible, between the hours of 9am and 5pm 

DBS: Enhanced with adult barring check required

Addition information: This role involves Lone Working. Full training and support will be given in this area.

The role:

To offer support and companionship to people in the community living with life-shortening conditions.


  • Visit people in the community in their homes.
  • Engage in agreed activities with people that contribute towards reducing social isolation and increasing well being.
  • To be mindful that you are in an environment where there may be contact with patients and their family members and close friends.
  • Keeping the Hospice informed of any issues/concerns regarding the people being visited.

Qualities for the role:

  • Sociable
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Approachable
  • Calm
  • Cheerful
  • Courteous
  • Observant
  • Patient

To find out more:

Please contact the Voluntary Services team on [email protected] for more information.

To apply:

Please download and fill in our application form and hand into the hospice or post to Voluntary Services Team, St Wilfrid's Hospice, 1 Broadwater Road. Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22 9PZ

Application form

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