Volunteer Portable Appliance Tester


Help us to ensure we can safely resell electrical items that have kindly been donated by our supporters


Role Overview

After training you will be carrying out simple Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) on donated electrical goods. This is a combination of a rigorous visual and physical inspection and then testing the appliance with an easy to use Batt Tester which will be provided

What skills, qualities and values will you need?

  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to record simple data in a PAT testing log book
  • Able to work without distractions in a busy environment
  • Willingness to carry out instructions from members of staff
  • Physically able to lift and move small and medium sized electrical products
  • Ability to empathise with people that you come into contact with
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team

Why volunteer with us?

  • We offer flexible volunteer hours to suit you
  • Full training
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are making a vital difference to your local charity and the work of Nightingale House Hospice
  • Provide a reference and hands on experience
  • Belong to a friendly and welcoming team

Essential Information

  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • Be able to supply two character references
  • This role is subject to a basic level Disclosure Barring Services Check


To start your volunteering adventure please apply online now