Volunteer Electrical Testing and Goods - Blatchington Road

Martlets Hospice

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Our busy Blatchington Road shop receives many electrical items and other goods which need to be tested and packed before going on sale in the shop or through our online outlets. The equipment needs to be tested and logged to ensure it is in good working order and complies with all necessary safety regulations before being sold. All testing equipment is provided on site and volunteers are trained to use the testing equipment. Some prior knowledge and confidence around electrical equipment is needed.

Where: Martlets Shop, 87 Blatchington Road Hove BN3 3YG

When: We currently have availability for shifts any day between the hours of 10am – 5pm.

What you’ll be doing: Based in our sorting area you will be responsible for:

  •  Functionality testing different computer consoles and other electronics
  •  Making sure they pass the PAT test to ensure they are safe for sale
  •  Packing up goods that have been identified to be sold online.


  •  Attention to detail
  •  Good computer skills to log the testing details on our system
  •  Previous electrical testing experience is not necessary but would be welcomed
  •  Physically able to lift and move small and medium sized electrical products around the shop
  •  Ability to work on your own and as part of our team
  •  Have some knowledge of different computers and their accessories to enable you to confidently put together bundles ready to be sold online
  •  Confident in setting up and testing a variety of different equipment to test their functionality.


  • You will receive PAT testing training
  • Utilise your skills as an electrician or develop new ones
  • Be part of a friendly team & raise funds for vital hospice care
  • Expenses paid.

Practical Considerations

Expenses paid

When do I need to be available?

Details We currently have availability for shifts any day between the hours of 10am – 5pm
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

87 Blatchington Road

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
    only if referred through org
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training