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We are currently recruiting for Nail Technicians for our vital toenail trimming service (Roar Do Feet), which runs throughout venues in Renfrewshire. Demand for our footcare service is higher than ever and coming out of lockdown, and we are still seeing a huge number of appointment requests.
NHS entitlement to toenail cutting for older people has changed and most older people will need to make their own arrangements to have their nails cut. Roar works in partnership with the NHS to deliver a basic footcare service to people and we need caring committed assistants to help grow the service capacity to meet demand. This opportunity will provide you with free/ non-paid training and practice with the potential if passed as ‘competent’ to work on a self-employed basis with Roar under the terms and conditions of our service.
Every volunteer is provided with masks, gloves, aprons, sanitising gel and station cleaning products. At the clinics, we are still adhering to social distancing for the safety of our services users and volunteers.
At Roar Connections For Life, our goal is to empower older adults through mental well-being and physical ability, so they can stay active, independent and in-charge! We run a variety of local services including Befriending, Stay Mobile Stay Connected (Frailty Prevention) Digital Support and Roar Do Feet (toenail trimming).
Visit our website for more information: https://www.roarforlife.org/
This voluntary opportunity will provide you with full training and support and will be a chance to gain skills and experience that can benefit both your personal and professional life. The skills gained would be invaluable for any future job applications.
By joining the footcare team at Roar you will be helping older people to look after their feet, enabling them to keep active, avoid falls and stay independent.
This role also offers an opportunity to get paid self-employment.
• Patient, respectful and understanding approach
• Able to follow instruction
• Awareness of the need to keep to health and safety procedures
• Willing to work with feet
• Good verbal Communicator
• A valid driver’s licence is desirable
We ask for a basic application to be filled in. Applicants are the invited to have a casual and informal chat/interview with a member of staff, just to ensure we find the right volunteer opportunity. We then can apply for a PVG if going ahead with the role.