About this opportunity
MercyCare is seeking a Volunteer Companion who is fluent in French to join our Aged Care services team at our Rockingham Residential Aged Care facility. The role requires the volunteer to be a good communicator, develop rapport quickly, enjoy conversations and being around older people. The purpose of the role is to enhance the quality of life for our resident to reduce loneliness and isolation. It is an important role to maintain a residents good mental health to reduce stress and slowing cognitive decline.
At MercyCare we believe everyone deserves to live their best life, their way. Our Aged Care volunteers care with compassion and respect and nurture deep relationships built on trust and understanding. Each volunteer is driven by our shared values to make a difference - big or small - in someone's life each day.
National Police Certificate *.
Have an understanding and empathy of challenges facing our older community members,
Have an understanding of a "person centred approach"
Friendly and kind disposition
Ability to develop rapport quickly,
Police Check and Induction will be required - MercyCare will organise.
Received the latest Flu Vaccine
- Companionship & Social Support
- Seniors & Aged Care
Will be provided