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We are looking for hard-working, dedicated volunteers to join our team!
Full training and support is provided to suitable applicants.
Please note: applicants must undergo interviews and a criminal record check. Applicants must be able to give a 12-month commitment to volunteer.
If you enjoy being an early bird, helping patients and have a drivers licence this role is for you!
Your role will provide transport for patients by driving them to appointments at Blacktown or Mount Druitt Hospitals.
This volunteer position:
If you enjoy being an early bird, helping patients and can support drivers transporting patients this role is for you!
Your role will provide support to drivers transporting patients to appointments at Blacktown or Mount Druitt Hospitals.
This volunteer position starts at 5.45am and usually finish at 1pm.
The volunteer provides support similar to that provided by a family carer. The volunteer program supports the patients family by stepping in as the substitute carer when family are unable to care for their loved one.
The volunteer initially talks with the patient, relative or friends to gain an understanding of the patient’s background, family members, personal preferences and activities they enjoy.
The volunteer supports patients to play games such as Bingo and other activities.
The volunteer also helps by clearing tables before lunch. Volunteers may assist patients with opening lunch packages if they are having difficulties.
You will need good communication skills, patience and empathy for elderly people. Reliability is also important.
Part of this role will also involve feeding patients once the Meal Assistance Program starts on 17th September and if you want to be involved feeding patients you will need to complete the training on 3 September.
0439 920 337
Would you like to volunteer to assist staff with aged care patients during meal times?
The volunteer provides encouragement, companionship, reassurance and support during meal times. This may involve practical support such as feeding patients.
Training begins on Monday 3rd September from11am – 1pm. An online orientation and vaccination update are also required.
The program will start on 17th September 2018.