Volunteer in Plymouth - Help our Housekeeping team! 

Our home from home accommodation in Plymouth sees around 10,000 patients, carers and relatives staying with us each year and we are open 365 days a year. This means there are a lot of beds to change! We have a busy team of housekeepers but an extra pair of hands to make the odd bed or two is always greatly appreciated!   


What you’ll be doing

Tasks will vary from week to week however generally you will undertake basic cleaning and support duties alongside the Hearts Together Guest Services Team, this will include:

  • Cleaning of bedrooms – stripping and making beds, hoovering, washing floors, dusting.
  • Undertaking basic cleaning of the lounge, kitchen, and dining areas to include washing of floors, cleaning of microwaves, fridges, and freezers as necessary, dusting, hoovering, cleaning of worktops, tables, and chairs.
  • Helping to replenish and rotate stock and supplies.
  • Other general cleaning activities as requested.
  • Talking and spending time with guests, providing empathy and understanding. Helping to make our guests feel at home by chatting to them or making them a cup of tea. 
  • Helping to welcome our guests and giving them a tour of ourfacilities. 


What kind of person are we looking for?

  • A friendly person with a passion for connecting with others.
  • Someone with good communication and listening skills with a non-judgmental and empathetic approach
  • Someone who can work independently and as a part of a team.
  • A person who is hard working, diligent, and takes care in what they do it
  • A reliable and trustworthy person


What is required from you?

  • To be reliable and conscientious in offering a regular commitment
  • You must be able to adhere to service guidelines and manage appropriate boundaries, including the need for confidentiality.
  • Willingness to attend Induction and undertake training appropriate to the role


What’s in it for you?

  • Meet new people and become part of the Hearts Together team and volunteer community
  • Finding a volunteer role that you find meaningful and interesting can be a relaxing, energising escape from your day-to-day routine.
  • The time you give can be totally flexible around your schedule. 
  • You can gain confidence in your skills with a real meaningful sense of accomplishment and impact


We’d love to hear from you if you’d like to join us and Volunteer at our Hospital Hotel in Plymouth! To apply contact our Volunteer Manager at 01752 315900 or e-mail [email protected] .

We look forward to hearing from you!