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Barochamber Oxygen Treatment Operator

We have been providing therapies and support for people living with MS and other conditions since 1984 from our Therapy Centre in Leith. We actively encourage and support volunteering opportunities – they are vital to our organisation and everything we do. We welcome people from all walks of life who can support us and provide a welcoming and friendly face. You will be trained and supported in the operation and delivery of our oxygen therapy service. This is a vital and beneficial therapy for many of our clients in the management of their long-term condition. We also offer volunteering opportunities with our physiotherapy service, administration and in fundraising activities.

About Compass

Compass. Therapy. Support. Community is the new trading name of the MS Therapy Centre Lothian. Our new name better reflects our widening client base and services. We are a community hub for therapy and advice to support the wellbeing of people living with neurological conditions, helping them to live the best lives that they can. We offer a choice of therapies and treatments and support to our clients in exploring what works best for them. Including: oxygen therapy, one-to-one physiotherapy; group physio classes, wellbeing support, complementary therapies, and information and advice.

Experience Required

No previous experienced required, good people and team skills, able to follow instructions, reliable, and a good sense of humour. Flexible volunteering times available.

Training Details

We provide supervised training and support. Oxygen Operators are able to gain an oxygen operator certificate. We run regular volunteer support sessions where you can receive further coaching and get to know other volunteers.

Flexibility & Commitment

School Holidays;Term Time

2 to 4 hours per week or as agreed for a minimum commitment of 6 months.

Location/Travel Details

Our Centre is based at 40c Swanfield, Bonnington Road, Edinburgh EH6 5RX Good public transport links and free parking. Travel expenses refunded.

Expenses

Travel expenses will be refunded in cash monthly, on production of receipts/completion of expenses claim form.

Accessibility Details

  • Named Contact For Volunteer
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Access Toile
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