Student volunteering opportunities in the NHS Coronavirus (COVID19)

We recognise the increasing pressure our NHS colleagues are facing during the COVID 19 pandemic. As a Medical School we are committed to working in partnership with them, to ensure they are able to build capacity and support our communities at a time when they need it most.

We know our NHS partners are looking for support across a wide variety of areas and roles. Below we have listed specific volunteer opportunities available for Medicine and Physician Associate students at our partner hospital, community and GP organisations. Your support will make more of a difference than ever before.

If you have volunteer opportunities available in your organisation, please let us know by completing this short form.

We will continue to update this page as more opportunities are made available.

Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Job title: Bank Senior Health Care Assistant
Suitable for: Medicine students and Physician Associate students
Location: Scunthorpe General Hospital; Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby; Goole District Hospital
Hours: To be agreed
Pay: £17,652 - £19,020 pro rata per annum
Contact: David Sprawka -

The Senior Health Care Assistant is a member of a multidisciplinary Ward/Departmental team who undertakes duties in relation to patient care and ward/department administration, to support the 5 principles of the Nursing and Midwifery Strategy which reflect the organisations commitment to quality and the expectations of high quality nursing care in the Acute Hospital setting.

Delegated work and duties will be assigned and carried out under the direct and indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse or Midwife as appropriate, in accordance with the Trust Clinical Competencies.

Where additional skills training is identified as required in the job description the postholder will not undertake those duties until training has been undertaken (except as part of the supervised learning experience). 

Public Health England

Job title: COVID-19 Data Clerk
Suitable for: Medicine students
Location: Various
Hours: To be agreed
Pay: Minimum wage

Expressions of interest should be submitted in this online form.

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York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Job title: Medical Support Personnel
Suitable for: Medicine students
Location: York Hospital and Scarborough Hospital
Hours: 22.7 per week
Pay: NHS AfC Band 2 (£9.48 - £10.21 per hour)
Contact: Portia Cason - or 01904 726375



The positions listed above are all part-time paid opportunities for no more than 20 hours per week. The Medical School has had reassurance from the employer NHS Trust that they are adhering to the Medical Schools Council Statement of Expectation for Medical Student Volunteers in the NHS.