There are a varying number of allied health department opportunities and we encourage you to apply within. Role duties may include:
Volunteers who offer administration support can undertake a range of duties including making up of patient information packs, assisting in mail outs, binding, laminating, photocopying and filing.
Working in the discharge lounge is an opportunity for volunteers to ensure patients in the lounge feel comfortable and relaxed by offering tea and coffee, provide light conversation and reassure those patients who may be nervous leaving the hospital.
The role of the Volunteer Driver is to provide a safe and comfortable transport service for clients attending their appointments. The volunteer is to provide an excellent and helpful service to patients.
Volunteers assisting in the Emergency Department can expect to undertake the following tasks within their shift:
The role of the Hand Massage Volunteer is to provide a form of touch therapy and a way of adding value to a patients care. The volunteer must always be polite, courteous, patient, helpful and understanding in assisting patients and visitors as required.
Seeking professional musicians to play an instrument in various wards that provides easy listening and enhances the hospital experience for Epworth patients and visitors.
The role of the volunteer assisting in Newspaper Delivery is to deliver to patients in wards either newspapers, library books or magazines (based on hospital site). Each volunteer is to demonstrate high levels of customer service and professionalism as they enter a patients room and provide an excellent and helpful service to patients, visitors and staff.
The role of the Volunteer Patient Visitor is to support patients admitted into a ward and embraces the highest principles of customer service. The volunteer must always be polite, courteous, patient, helpful and understanding in assisting patients and visitors as required.
High levels of customer service required to help Epworth staff in the ordering of uniforms and as well as monitoring the stock in shop.
The Concierge Wayfinding volunteer is often the first point of contact for Epworth patients and visitors. The role embraces the highest principles of customer service, with volunteers providing information, support and guidance to patients and visitors. A Concierge Wayfinding volunteer must always be polite, patient, helpful and understanding in assisting patients and visitors. Concierge Wayfinding volunteers are required to be available at a central location/s (determined by the hospital) to greet/support patients and visitors as they first enter the facility.
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Epworth’s values define our approach and our delivery. We pride ourselves on communicating our values and delivering on them in a real and meaningful way. Our values are:
We actively promote these values across Epworth to signify their importance. We ask all volunteers, staff and accredited doctors working at Epworth to commit to them each year.