the third sector interface for the Falkirk Council area
supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Opportunity No. 500
Therapeutic Care is an excellent service that delivers: hand care, hand and arm massage, back and neck massage. The service is delivered by a committed team of volunteers.
British Red Cross is committed to training volunteers to provide our Therapeutic Care service in the local community. Therapeutic Care is gentle hand, arm, back and neck massage that we deliver to people living with cancer, effects of stroke, mental health issues , Alzheimer's and long-term conditions. The service is located in hospitals,day centres and in clients homes and can help individuals to maintain well-being and remain independent. Joining our service will allow you to gain new skills and be an integral part of a team committed to developing the service further.
Commitment to volunteering, caring, respectful of confidentiality as well as bieing trustworthy. A good communicator and listener who enjoys working with the public and is non-judgemental.
Minimum age: 18
2 hours per week negotiable with volunteer and placement. Placement is usually between 10am - 4pm Monday - Friday. Expectation that commitment would be ongoing.
The organisation is particularly looking for people with availability during these days and times:
Training and Support
Welcome Workshop - introduces volunteer to Red Cross and other services. CALMER - providing emotional support Lone Working Data Protection Therapeutic Care Training, Assessment and Recertification (3 years)
Yes. 45p per mile expensed monthly via our expenses claim policy.
Last updated: 06 October 2012