ID: 149712

Residential Aged Care Visitor Screening Volunteer - Waratah

Covid-19 Regular - more than 6 months Waratah NSW

About this opportunity

HammondCare is an independent charity, specialising in dementia care. We're passionate about improving the quality of life for people in need and we have a wonderful group of volunteers that make a difference in the lives of aged care residents.

As a Residential Care Concierge Volunteer you'll be welcoming visitors to HammondCare Waratah during the current Covid19 pandemic. As you volunteer each week, you’ll be responsible for

  • Welcoming visitors to aged care home.
  • Review each visitor against the entry criteria.
  • Provide access to visitors that comply.
  • Restrict access to visitors who don’t comply and explain to them why.
  • Document visitor access and those where access has been denied.

This volunteer role will suit someone who has

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills- including clear verbal communication
  • Empathy and patience
  • Capacity to relate to a diverse range of people
  • Drivers licence & ability to travel to nominated HammondCare sites
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

The time commitment is at least one session each week for 6 months or longer. We can talk to you about a time that suits you on Monday to Sunday, either

  • 10:00am to 11:30am
  • 1.30pm to 4:00pm

We'll provide training and support from an onsite Volunteer Coordinator. Successful applicants will be required to complete a police background check which we’ll arrange.

When you submit your enquiry, please include details on why you're interested in volunteering.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

You must be aged between 21 and 79 to volunteer as a HammondCare Residential Concierge.

All volunteers must have a current flu vaccination after 1st May, so you must be willing to have the shot and/or provide documentation confirming you’ve had the vaccination recently.

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

We can talk to you about a time that suits you on Monday to Sunday, either 10:00am to 11:30am 1.30pm to 4:00pm

Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Training is provided as well as ongoing support by a local Volunteer Coordinator. We offer an extensive training program, including an NDIS module so you will be well equipped as a volunteer.