Footcare Technician

  • VO70657


Description

There are two options with this volunteering opportunity, a purely volunteering role or an intial period as a volunteer while training is delivered resulting in qualification as a self employed Roar Footcare Technician. In response to changes in NHS eligibility for toenail cutting Roar Connections for Life has added Roar do Feet to the menu of services available to older people. We organise toenail cutting clinics in five venues across Renfrewshire. Volunteers will be provided with comprehensive training and support covering theory and practice, once they have completed the programme they will qualify as Roar Foot Technicians on a self employed basis, paid at an hourly rate of £8.50 per hour .Volunteers will be required to:-

• Set up foot care clinic station
• Adhere to all guidance and instruction and the Roar assessment process
• Deliver personal footcare ensuring adherence to hygiene procedures
• Use appointment system
• Charge and record appropriately
• Clear up station and area
• Replenish stock bags
• Any other relevant task

Organisation aims and objectives

Improve health & well being older adults

Availability

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Restrictions

Awareness and sensitivity towards the needs of older adults, the ability to make people feel at ease while carrying out a physical task. The ability to participate in comprehensive training and support covering theory and practice and be able to gain a 70
Experience required: Awareness and sensitivity towards the needs of older adults, the ability to make people feel at ease while carrying out a physical task. The ability to participate in comprehensive training and support covering theory and practice and be able to gain a 70% pass rate in a written test. Volunteers should be able to make a commitment to attending clinics as required and to submit invoices for payment when qualified, support will be given re this.

Support

Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 17 days ago