ELFT has long been recognised as a centre of excellence for mental health care, innovation, and improvement. Our ambition is to make a positive difference by providing people with mental and community health care services that support their recovery.

We need marshals to be based at various locations to support the efficient running of the vaccination pods.

As a Vaccination Marshal Volunteer you may be asked to:

  • Greet attendees visiting the vaccination hub
  • Signpost and guide attendees to and through the hub ·Inform attendees about COVID safety measures in place
  • Hand out information as required
  • Provide support to staff working at the hubs
  • Carry out general admin tasks as required
  • Provide extra support to attendees who may be anxious
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Keep good timekeeping and show regular commitment

As a Vaccination Marshal Volunteer you will not be asked to:

  • Provide medical assistance or advice to patients
  • Give personal care, such as assisting patients to use the toilet
  • Move patients in wheelchairs unless you have already received training via the Voluntary Services Team
  • Deal with threatening behaviours, complaints and/or incidents. All incidents to be directed to a member of staff
  • Move and handle items or transport items without appropriate training/information
  • Chaperone patient

Skills required
Previous experience is not necessary, as induction training will be provided but this volunteer role would suit individuals who are; ·

  • Able to communicate well and confident in speaking with members of the public, patients, and staff
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Patient and understanding
  • Enthusiastic
  • Proactive 
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and walk around the site


  • Travel can be claimed for any journeys to and from your volunteering base
  • Travel should be paid for by Oyster Card and then individual journeys claimed for – a receipt for a monetary update of Oyster Card is required
  • Car travel must be agreed upon with the volunteer supervisor beforehand and paid at 56p per mile
  • £5 can be claimed for volunteers’ admin fees for each volunteer session if volunteering from home
  • Expenses for a lunch up to a maximum of £4 (reimbursed upon providing a receipt) can be claimed if volunteering exceeds 4hours in one day
  • Informal interview, 2 x references, and DBS standard
  • In line with government advice, volunteers must: If on-site for volunteering: 
    • Be healthy, fit, and well
    • Be under 70;
    • Not be pregnant;
    • Not fall into one of the population groups that are considered to be more vulnerable to COVID-19

Volunteers will be provided with the required levels of PPE in line with staff provision and following PHE guidance if ever on-site.

Contact us
Please contact the volunteer team or

Please apply  http://bttr.im/otdwq


Photo from https://news.bristol.gov.uk/news/bristol-welcomes-covid-marshals-in-fight-against-coronavirus 

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