PAT Tester (Ledbury Charity Shop)

Location: Herefordshire Wildlife Trust Ledbury Shop, The Homend 4, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1BT
Help us to give used electrical items a second lease of life as well as raising valuable to support Herefordshire Wildlife Trust. If you are a qualified PAT tester, we would love to hear from you.

Position details




Any Day



Contact details

Annderley Hill, Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteers are vital to all our work including membership recruitment, management of reserves, project work, administration engagement and retail.  PAT testers, in particular, are vital for helping us to get the most value out of our electrical donations and raise the funds that support our work.

Main tasks:

  1. To complete visual inspections and function testing on all small electrical appliances which are donated to the shop, using a PAT tester we have in store to make sure they are safe for sale
  2. To complete all necessary paperwork
  3. To assist in ensuring that health and safety processes are followed, and general maintenance issues are reported
  4. To promote public understanding of the work Herefordshire Wildlife Trust delivers and the importance of raising funds through the shop
  5. Carry out other tasks as required

Skills/Qualities Needed

PAT testers are key to increasing the value of our donations.  

  • PAT testing qualification
  • Organised and methodical
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good communication skills, friendly and approachable
  • To assist in ensuring that health and safety processes are followed, and general maintenance issues are reported
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team, take direction and contribute positively to the overall running of the shop


The PAT tester’s role offers satisfaction from knowing that you are giving electrical items a second lease of life, and that you are helping us to get the best value from our donations to raise valuable funds and make a big contribution to the county’s conservation


PAT Tester’s will receive an Induction to the Trust and will be provided with all training required for the role in relation to processes and paperwork.


PAT Tester’s may claim their travel expenses incurred travelling to and from their volunteering duties and any training sessions, with authorisation from the Shop Manager.


PAT Tester’s may have access to sensitive information including individuals personal contact information and are expected to respect confidentiality, exercise discretion and not comment on sensitive issues.