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📄 Currently Recruiting - Brisbane, Ipswich & Caboolture - Activities and Volunteer Visitor (Brisbane, Sunnybank Hills)


Blue Care Sunnybank Hills Carramar Aged Care Facility - Sunnybank Hills  Nursing Home & Residential Aged Care Facility Sunnybank Hills

This volunteer opportunity will help to make a meaningful difference by engaging in conversations with residents and contributing to the diversity of day to day activities and/or entertainment options for residents.

 

As an activity volunteer you will be required to assist residents take part in various fun and creative activities/games (bingo, craft, puzzles, board games, music, movies, telling stories, etc). Volunteers may also accompany residents on group community outings.  You may also be required to support the Lifestyle Team with setting up and packing away resources, escorting residents to and from their rooms and serving light refreshments. As a friendly visitor you will support residents who may be feeling lonely or isolated by engaging in conversation, encouraging them to take part in activities and make friendships with their peers.

 

Location:

130 Hellawell Road, Sunnybank Hills, Qld 4109 

Sunnybank Hills  Residential Aged Care Facility is a modern, friendly, warm and active community for those who call it home.   Residents  enjoy a full social calendar and can sit back and relax or entertain their visitors  in the fully  landscaped gardens.

 

Tasks involved include:

▪Assist residents to and from their rooms to various fun activities

▪Support the Lifestyle Team to set up and pack away activities

▪Assist  serve light refreshments

▪Encourage residents to take an active part in planned daily activities and make friends with their peers

▪Accompany residents on group outings

▪Regularly visit residents who are feeling isolated or lonely

 

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Gain invaluable workplace experience, ▪ Do something new and different, ▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 

 

Times:

flexible, any time between 8am to 4pm during activities or visiting hours 

Monday (Morning, Afternoon)

Tuesday (Morning, Afternoon)

Wednesday (Morning, Afternoon)

Thursday (Morning, Afternoon)

Friday (Morning, Afternoon)

Saturday (Morning, Afternoon) 

 

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

 

Requirements:

▪ Volunteers should be friendly and able to communicate with people who are frail aged and elderly and come from diverse backgrounds in a respectful and courteous manner.   ▪Volunteers should be patient and have a genuine interest to make a positive difference.  ▪They should be reliable and able to work within a team or autonomously as directed.

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination (including booster), 

▪ Influenza Vaccination, 

▪ NDIS Workers Screening check, 

▪ National Police check

 

This role is accessible for people using:

▪ accessible toilets

 

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.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon