ID: 148386

Living Well Respite Centre - Complementary Therapist, Arundel

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Arundel QLD

About this opportunity

Address: Living Well Respite Centre, 88 Allied Drive, Arundel Qld 4214

We are looking for experienced Complementary Therapists who are interested in volunteering to deliver specialized therapies to the guests and their home carers at the Living Well Respite Centre.


Caring can be challenging, both physically and mentally. As part of the Hopewell Centre, the Living Well Respite Centre is where guests and their home carers can take a break, refresh and regather. The goal is to offer a relaxed social day out.

The Living Well Respite Centre is run by a professional and compassionate team that provides a holistic model of nursing care. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the centre, striving to meet guests and their home carers changing needs and goals in a supportive group.

Some of the activities and therapies on offer include:

  • Game and activities
  • Reiki
  • Massage
  • Monthly entertainment and guest speakers
  • Counselling
  • Discussion and support groups.

There are relaxing recliners, beautiful gardens and an onsite caterer and coffee shop.

The centre is open each Wednesday from 9am to 4pm, giving guests and carers a choice of up to 7 hours of care and pampering in a relaxed home style environment.


Our volunteer Complementary Therapists deliver specialized therapies to the guests and their home carers when they visit the Living Well Respite Centre. This includes providing Reiki, massage, Tai Chi, yoga, music or art therapy. We would also love to hear from you if you have experience in other types of complementary therapy!

Complementary Therapist are also involved in:

  • Building trusting relationships with people who need care and support
  • Ensuring positive interactions with guests and home carers so they can maintain an enriched lifestyle
  • Sharing their special talent or interests.

Depending on the type of therapy provided, Complementary Therapists may need to supply evidence of their recognised qualifications prior to commencement.

The Living Well Respite Centre is a welcoming and rewarding place to volunteer where you will meet many wonderful people from various backgrounds and learn great new skills that may assist you both personally and professionally. There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:

  • Great education opportunities
  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Invitations to social events
  • Being part of a team that really is making a difference in the lives of people in our local community.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Others .

All applicants will be forwarded a link to a quick online registration form with their expression of interest notification. This form must be completed and returned to be considered for the position.

Once we have received your form we will be in contact with you to discuss the position further.

All security check applications including Federal Police Checks and Yellow Cards (working with people with disabilities card) can be supplied and paid for by Wesley Mission Queensland.

Depending on the type of therapy provided, Complementary Therapists may need to supply evidence of their recognised qualifications prior to commencement.

To be in this role you will be required to follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof you have received your COVID-19 vaccinations before commencement.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Volunteering times are available Monday - Sunday 9:00am - 1:00pm and 12:00pm - 4:00pm.

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Music & Entertainment
Training

Hands on training and access to Welsey Mission Queensland education opportunities is available.