The service the volunteer will offer involves re-tubing and replacement of batteries and domes to those with ‘mould type’ NHS Hearing aids. The volunteer will provide practical help for presenting patients with hearing aid queries.
Replace the tubing of ‘mould type’ NHS hearing aids if possible.
Replace the dome if needed.
Supply replacement hearing aid batteries.
Provide contact details of where further help or information can be obtained.
Signpost to the Audiology Department, Kings Cross Hospital those patients whose hearing aid problems cannot be resolved by the procedures the volunteer is trained to do.
Provide a friendly face and practical help for all presenting patients with hearing aid queries.
Complete details of the service provided and of those requesting support.
Roxburgh House provides palliative care for those with a life limiting illness.
2 hours per session at agreed location
Experience required: Wear NHS Volunteer ID badge and lanyard when on duty.
Be able to work within the scope of the role description.
Respect patient confidentiality.
Adhere to Infection Prevention Control Guidance when working with hearing aids and after completion of interventions.
Carry out only the procedures trained to perform as demonstrated by Audiology.
Signpost to the Audiology Department those whose hearing aid support needs are more complex.
Complete audit documentation and return monthly.
Travel details: Various locations Dundee Community
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses reimbursed,
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer
This opportunity is not listed at a specific location but is advertised across Dundee.