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📄 Currently Recruiting - Sunshine Coast & Fraser Coast - Volunteer Travelling Companion (Bundaberg, Pioneer Lodge)


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 companionship and support while residents travel by taxi to and from their required appointments.

The Volunteer Travelling Companion role is to assist Residents of the Aged Care Facility to be able to access their medical and other appointments in a safe and supported way, by easing the anxiety of travelling alone by taxi. The role also provides opportunities for social support to ease social isolation.


Location: Pioneer Lodge and Gardens  - Cnr Heaps & Barolin Streets, Bundaberg   

 

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Tasks involved include:

▪ Accompany residents to and from appointments by taxi

▪ Travel will be by taxi

▪ Assist residents to move from the taxi to their appointment location and back to the taxi and aged care facility.

▪ Provide social support while travelling


This is a great opportunity to experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 


Requirements:

▪ Good people skills and interest in making a positive difference

▪ Influenza Vaccination, 

▪ NDIS Worker Screening check, 

▪ National Police check


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


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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