Come and join us
**** Please note that due to the Coronvirus we are not able to use our studios which unfortunately makes training new presenters impossible. Please bear with us and as soon as we can resume we will re start our recruitment****
Joining Rookwood Sound couldn’t be easier.
We’re always on the look out for new volunteers to join Hospital Radio
Are you interested in presenting, collecting requests, fundraising, engineering and visiting patients across the wards of Llandough Hospital? If you’ve answered yes, then we could be looking for you to join our team.
IMPORTANT MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION – PLEASE READ
Our minimum age of members is 18 years – anyone under this age must include a letter with their application form stating their reasons why we should consider allowing them to join the station. Prospective members must provide names and addresses of two referees.
2. Annual Subscription
Subscriptions can be paid quarterly or in full for the whole year. Please note that all annual subscriptions are subject to review, check our website for more information.
3. Application Procedure
Please supply two names so references can be sought supply 4 passport size photos for Rookwood Sound I.D. card. On receipt of your letter of application, you will then be invited to an induction night where you will receive a introduction to the Station, fill out an application form, we then have a tour of the studio.
Rookwood Sound Hospital Broadcasting produces a list of member’s names, addresses and telephone numbers for circulation within the organisation. If you do not want either your address or telephone number to be included on the list please place XD on your application form.
Your details will only be kept for administration purposes and information will be then kept confidential.
Probationary membership is then offered on receipt of the full subscription. You will need to supply a passport size photograph for the hospital identification card.
Probationary members are expected to join in with the general work of the station, ward visiting, request collecting, fundraising and helping on programmes as well as taking part in training sessions. Training covers programme presentation, production, use of equipment and ward visiting.
On completion of the training, probationary members are invited to become full members and are eligible to have their own programmes, and after a period of 6 months you then become eligible to hold committee posts and vote at the annual general meeting.
In line with current NHS policy we routinely check volunteers with the Criminal Records Bureau database due to working with children and vulnerable adults.