HearOn Audiology Volunteers for Stobhill Hospital
When We Need You
From 17/04/2008 onwards
We are looking for volunteers to provide general information and advice on deafness and hearing loss to deaf and hard of hearing people and others visiting NHS Audiology departments in Glasgow. Volunteers will promote National, Regional and Local services and activities as well as answering questions on any aspect of deafness. At busy times, Volunteers may be asked to assist audiology staff in dispensing hearing aid batteries and carrying out basic hearing aid cleaning and checks. Volunteers will also help ensure that information resources in audiology centres are kept up to date. There are a number of vacancies - all are in daytime hours but not weekends. TRAINING A basic induction - Deaf Connections and other service providers offering services One day Communication Tactics and Deaf Awareness Half day Hearing Aids - Care and Maintenance Half day - Hearing aids, equipment and technology Additional training as needed or requested (subject to availability of courses and funding) Support from co-ordinator at Deaf Connections by phone, email, sms, fax or visit to location. Also will hold regular appraisals and revises of role **HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?** If you are interested in this opportunity please get in touch with us using the contact details on this page. Alternatively you can register your interest directly using the Register Interest facility. If you do not receive a response within 5working days, please contact the Volunteer Centre. It generally takes around 4-6 weeks after you contact us to get you started.
Skills & Experience
Good interpersonal and communication skills, particularly with deaf and hard of hearing people. be able work with minimal supervision. Experience of deafness an advantage. must have a positive attitude to deafness and disability.
Volunteers can travel to their placement by public transport or by private car.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Informal Chat, Police Check, References
Advice / Information giving
Travel expenses will be reimbursed as per our volunteer expenses policy
Frequency & Commitment
No minimum commitment required.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
100 Norfolk St
Contact: Carol Grice
Tel: 0141 420 1759
Website: http:// www.deafconnectio...