ID: 162049

Activity & Talent Guests - BlueCare - Dicky Beach Aged Care Facility

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Dicky Beach QLD

About this opportunity

Blue Care - Live life your way. For more than 65 years Blue Care has been committed to empowering you to live life your way. Today, our people make more than three million visits to Queenslanders each year, providing the same holistic care, service and companionship that’s been our hallmark since the very beginning. We put our customers and their loved ones first, and this focus on individuals has helped us become one of Queensland’s largest and most trusted providers of in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and independent and supported retirement living.

Volunteer to change lives. Yours included.

This volunteer opportunity will help to make a meaningful difference by engaging with residents and contributing to the diversity of day to day activities and/or entertainment options available to participate in.

This volunteer opportunity will help residents live life in all its fullness by engaging residents in activities and/or presentations. The social interaction, mental stimulation and physical activity that stems from these activities is a valuable part of our residents day and the care provided. From arts and crafts to nail care to playing games to singing or simply enjoying a cup of tea with a resident; there is no limit to the unrealised opportunities to contribute using your own personal interests and hobbies.
We welcome volunteers to share, whatever your skills, passions and availability may be, with our residents to help make their day.

Volunteers all have special abilities and we welcome you to share your skills and interests with our residents, we have opportunities for everyone to contribute their time.

Tasks involved include: ▪ Activity preparations ▪ Interacting with residents participating in the activity one on one time with residents help with lifestyle office tasks

This is a great opportunity to:

  • Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference
  • Improve mental health and personal well being
  • Enjoy social interaction with others

Skills Required: ▪ A special talent or interest not essential.
▪ Volunteers must have a valid Flu vaccination (certificate/letter) Please note that it will take 2-4 weeks for checks to be completed before undertaking induction, orientation to commence in this role.

Other Information:

  • Smart casual dress standard
  • Access to staff kitchen facilities available
  • Access to staff restrooms available
  • Refreshments provided

This role is accessible for people using: ▪ a wheelchair or mobility device ▪ accessible toilets ▪ an assistance animal

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 interview.


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Medical Check *. National Police Certificate *. Others .

▪ Yellow Card for working at government funded Community, Disability & Senior or NDIS services
▪ Australian Federal Police Check
▪ Flu Vaccination for aged care services

▪ A special talent or interest not essential.
▪ Volunteers must have a valid Flu vaccination (certificate/letter)
Please note that it will take 2-4 weeks for checks to be completed before undertaking induction, orientation to commence in this role.

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

◾ Shift Times: between 8-4pm ◾ Minimum of 1 hours per shift

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • People with disability
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

An induction, orientation and relevant training will be provided on commencement.

Reimbursement

▪ Expenses are generally not incurred by volunteers when conducting their role with UnitingCare.