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📄 Currently Recruiting - Central Queensland - Cab Companion (Emerald)


 

Trusted for generations. Iconic in Queensland, officially trusted by Australia We’re an award-winning care provider, recognised as Australia’s Most Trusted Brand in Queensland for home care and residential care services. It’s a testament to both the quality of our work and the relationships we’ve built since 1953. 

This volunteer opportunity will help to provide older persons living in residential aged care with limited social support with the freedom to maintain community connections and go on outings outside the facility.

Some residents of our facility have limited family and social support yet require assistance to attend appointments, run errands, go shopping or go on social outings. Enthusiastic and patient volunteers are vital in giving them the freedom to do these things and providing opportunities for meaningful social interactions and community connection.

Location:

126 Borilla Street Emerald Q 4720

Avalon Aged Care is a sixty-bed residential aged care facility. Our multidisciplinary team work together to provide care and support for older persons. Volunteers are a valued part of our team and vital to providing holistic care. 

 

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Tasks involved include:

▪️ Travel with residents in a cab to and from the destination 

▪️ Provide support and assistance during the outing

▪️ Assist with mobility aids and tasks where necessary (Training provided)

▪️ Report any issues to staff

 

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others 

 

Times:

Start and finish times may be negotiated to fit the needs of our residents 

Any day of the week (Morning, Afternoon, Evening) 

 

Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 3-4 hours fortnightly 

 

Requirements:

▪️ Good interpersonal and communication skills

▪️ Friendly, polite, and patient manner

▪️ Ability to follow instructions and work cooperatively

▪️ Reference Checks

▪ Influenza Vaccination

▪ Working with children

▪ NDIS Workers Screening check

▪ National Police check

 

UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access.  If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview.

 

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We will help you to apply by completing the application form over the phone.

 

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