Volunteer Receptionist

  • VO86714


Description

Forth Valley Top Toes provides a personal foot care service for clients who have long term medical conditions
and cannot manage to cut their toenail and in particular, but not exclusively those over the age of 50. This
project aims to support the work of NHS podiatry services, allowing them to focus on quality care for those
who really need it. Good foot care can reduce the risk of falls among vulnerable older people. Clients will be
given their own set of clippers at first appointment and will bring with them to each subsequent appointment.

Key tasks:
• Welcome client to clinic.
• Ask for clipper set and record book.
• Check for any changes to medication.
• Ask for donation.
• Write receipt and give to client.
• Make a new appointment for client.
• Record donation in donations log.
• Give clipper set and record booklet to personal footcare volunteer.
• Be the warm, welcoming and friendly face or Forth Valley Top Toes.

Skills, Experience, Personal Qualities Required:
An open, friendly and welcoming personality, good at dealing with people, able to observe strict
confidentiality, communicate well with others. Previous experience of working within a medical / health
environment would be an advantage but not essential.

Volunteers should be over 16.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide a personal footcare service to older and disabled people who cannot manage their own footcare.

Frequency and commitment details

Approximately 4 hours a week, various days.

Restrictions

Volunteers should be over 16.
Experience required: Skills, Experience, Personal Qualities Required: An open, friendly and welcoming personality, good at dealing with people, able to observe strict confidentiality, communicate well with others. Previous experience of working within a medical / health environment would be an advantage but not essential.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Training details: Induction and training will be completed with the Top Toes Development Worker. The Top Toes Development Worker will be available as support
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 7 days ago

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