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📄 Currently Recruiting - Brisbane, Ipswich & Caboolture - All Rounder (Brisbane, Mt Gravatt)


This volunteer opportunity will help to support the frail aged and elderly who visit BlueCare's Day Respite Centres by assisting them to take part in various activities, both in-centre and out and about in the community.

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.

All Rounders are never bored. There is always someone to care about or a task waiting to be completed. All Rounders are people who are adaptable, flexible and most importantly care about others. They come from diverse backgrounds and are willing to share their time, skills and life experience to make a positive difference to people who experience aged-related frailty, dementia and disability.

Location:

1541 Logan Road, Mt Gravatt Qld 4122 

Coopers Plains Respite Centre provides opportunities for people who are frail aged and elderly (some who experience dementia) to enjoy both group and individual activities both in the Centre and out and about in the community.

 

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Tasks involved include:

assist the team with the preparation of resources for activities and community outings

accompany the team and participants on community outings to ensure everyone is enjoying a safe and pleasant journey

assist the team to plan, prepare and serve light meals to participants

gently encourage and prompt participants to take an active part in the lifestyle and creative activities and engage in positive interactions with their peers

assist with end-of-day kitchen duties (mopping, sweeping, washing up) and packing away resources

volunteers are also welcome to transport participants in Blue Care Fleet Vehicles providing they have a good driving record and complete the required paperwork ( ie: restricted driver authority)


This is a great opportunity to:

▪ To meet mutual obligations, student placement hours or other requirements 

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others 


Times:

8:00 am to 4:00pm (flexible hours) weekdays

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


Requirements:

No previous experience or qualifications are needed. We are seeking people who are passionate about making a positive difference to people whose lives are affected by aged related frailty, dementia and disability

▪ Disability Worker Screening check 

▪ Australian Federal 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.

 

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

 

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