V022 - Bedside Hairdresser Volunteer

Reference Number: V022

 

  Bedside Hairdresser Volunteer

    Location: Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon PE29 6NT

    Days / Hours required: Monday to Friday (10:00 – 14:00)

 

We are looking for qualified Hairdressers who would like to support our long-term patients by offering complimentary haircuts.  This service will act as an holistic therapy for our patients having a positive impact on their mental and emotional wellbeing as well as enabling them feel better about themselves in their personal appearance

 

    Main Tasks:

  • To spend quality time with our long-term patients to enhance their patient experience
  • To offer wet cuts, trims and blow dry’s to appropriately identified patients
  • To provide a friendly and professional bedside hairdressing service
  • To maintain the patient’s comfort throughout the appointment
  • To report any patient concerns to nursing staff without delay
  • To be able to provide own hairdressing equipment
  • To be willing to comply with infection control measures in between each patient and ensure all cuttings are swept and disposed of accordingly at the end of each appointment (equipment will be supplied for this)
  • NB: Perming and colouring are strictly excluded from the Bedside Hairdressing Service

 

    The Difference you will make:

    Your support in this role will greatly enhance the patient experience of our long-term patients by

    giving them some lovely quality one-to-one time where they can feel pampered.  Everyone feels

    better after a good haircut and a chat with their hairdresser so this lovely holistic therapy will

    really give our patients a treat to look forward to during their stay with us

 

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    Must be able to communicate effectively with people from different backgrounds, have excellent 

    interpersonal skills and be able to provide Hairdressing Qualification or give evidence of ability

    via suitable professional references

 

     How to apply:

Visit our website www.nwangliaft.nhs.uk click on - join our team/volunteering and submit an application form online, alternatively contact the volunteer team for more information

 

All successful applicants will receive a volunteer induction, relevant training and on-going support in the role. You will be issued with a volunteer badge/uniform, parking permit and be able to claim travel expenses within a 20 mile radius of the Hospital