South Ribble - Older People's Service


Broadfield House Home For Older People - Broadfield - Pamper & Beauty Support volunteer

Do you have a skill for 'Pamper & Beauty' that you would be willing to share with others?

Then this opportunity could be ideal for you.

We are seeking assistants skilled in pamper and beauty to encouraged residents to take part in beauty sessions and assist them with manicuring their nails. The assistants would need to have the ability to offer residents therapeutic and relaxing hand massages and be able to offer make up days for the residents.

Older people services operates using quality services which are provided in a safe way for all residents. Our core purpose is to provide high quality competitive, and person centred residential and day time support for the people of Lancashire.

Support from a Volunteer can help make a difference in someone’s life, even if it’s just a smile.

You must be willing to go through an induction process and relevant background checks; this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Tasks

As a Pamper and Beauty Assistant volunteer you will:

  • Offer therapeutic and relaxing hand massages
  • Offer make up days for the residents.
  • Encourage and spend some time chatting to residents helping to combat feelings of loneliness
  • You will Actively support, encourage and empower the service user to achieve specified and agreed goals and objectives
  • Encourage and spend some time chatting to residents helping to combat feelings of loneliness
  • Help to brighten up a resident's day
  • Log volunteering hours monthly and submit expenses where applicable on-line.
  • Complete minimum level training e.g. safeguarding and commit to further training relevant to role

Required Qualities

Pamper and Beauty Assistant Volunteers need to:

  • Have basic beauty and pampering skills
  • Be good communicators
  • Be committed to providing a good reliable service
  • Be patient & Be empathetic
  • Have knowledge of Older People’s needs
  • Awareness of Dementia issues would be an advantage
  • Passionate about making older people feel good about themselves

    Training

    Training will be provided where necessary and may be in the form of peer support, distance learning or trainer led. Volunteers must have completed the required training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required.

 

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon