Pat Tester - Willow Wood Distribution Centre / The Pad

To complete a PAT test on donations prior to them being sold in our shops HOURS: Minimum 2 hour shifts worked flexibly around the availability of the machine
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

• To complete a PAT tests on required items
• Issue certificates with the device once tested
• Record that the PAT test has been completed
• Dispose of any items that fail the PAT test

Requirements: Relevant qualification or training
Skill and Qualifications Required:

• The volunteer must hold a City & Guilds certificate in Portable Appliance Testing and show evidence of this
• Good record keeping skills
• Be able to work independently
• Be comfortable with lifting and moving items – some of which may be heavy

Areas of Interest: Community, Health and safety, IT, Retail
Opportunity suitable for: Indoor, Long term commitment, Micro, Older people, People seeking work
What activities will the volunteer do? Administration, DIY/odd jobs, Lending a helping hand, Retail
Skills gained in this role: Organising, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: No
Opportunity Accessibility: Clearly marked accessible parking spaces, Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Automatic opening doors

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Willow Wood Hospice
Organisation Profile: Willow Wood Hospice is an adult Hospice providing specialist palliative care for patients with life limiting illness, both cancer and non-cancer diagnosis. We provide care, free of charge, and patients, families and their carers are at the centre of everything we do. Our mission is to continue to provide, free of charge, the highest quality supportive and end of life care to patients with life limiting illness, along with love, care and support to the families and carers during illness and continuing bereavement. Our Values: Love and care for patients, families and carers. Respect For People in life, and at the end of life. Integrity being open and honest. Collaboration By people working together. Development By sharing knowledge and skills, for the benefit of all.
Charity number: 1029318