• VO95955


The Volunteer Hairdresser will provide a hairdressing service for in-patients in Roxburghe House and Day Care patients in the Macmillan unit who have been assessed as someone who would require and are appropriate for this service by the Multi Disciplinary Team/ Complementary Therapy Co-ordinator

Core Duties include:

· To provide a one-to-one service to patients.
· To liaise with nursing staff about referrals.
· To complete documentation as required.
· Volunteer must be qualified Hairdresser or under supervision of a qualified hairdresser
· To wear an ID badge at all times while on duty.
· Respecting confidentiality, maintaining the persons dignity and comply with the NHS Tayside Confidentiality Policies.
· To comply with NHS Tayside volunteering policies and guidelines.
· To be aware of and comply with NHS Tayside policies relevant to the role eg Health & Safety, Infection Prevention Control, Social Media etc.
· To feed back any concerns regarding the wellbeing of patients to nursing staff in the first instance.
· To attend mandatory training as required.

These are the primary core duties of a Volunteer Hairdresser; however certain activities can be changed or amended to suit requirements, under the supervision of the Multi Disciplinary Team.

Organisation aims and objectives

Roxburgh House provides palliative care for those with a life limiting illness.


Experience required: Qualified Haridresser needed.


Support: Named Contact For Volunteer