ID: 17531

Palliative Care Volunteer - Concord - # 17531

Health Regular - more than 6 months Concord NSW

About this opportunity

This is a position for a selfless, caring person who will be required to assist with palliative care.

Days and times are flexible and the volunteer will need to commit 4 hours per week. This role can be emotionally demanding as you will be dealing with patients that are terminally ill, but the role is highly rewarding and you will meet some wonderful people.

All volunteers must adhere to our Covid Safety Plan and follow daily safe practices which include temperature checks prior to each shift and random Covid testing when directed by Executive Department.

It is preferable if the volunteer has their own transport. A caring and emotionally strong person required and a second language would be handy.

Benefits: Give back to the community, make new friendships, come to terms with the realities of end of life. Discover the great abilities that we have to care and show compassion to others.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

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

flexible approx. 4 hours per week.

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Translating & Interpreting
Training

Four days of training (2 days x 2 weeks) in a hospital (RPA, Concord or Canterbury) plus hospital orientation.