ID: 177118

Social Visitor Volunteer located in Success

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Success WA

About this opportunity

I have a few lovely gentleman, living in Residential Care home located in Success, who would enjoy your company for a friendly chat to brighten their day. They love to reminisce about their life, chat about gardening, news, and too look at family photos too.

No formal skills required, just friendly, fun, and chatty!

The Community Visitor Scheme is a Federal Government initiative established to promote links between people living in an aged care facility and their local community. The aim of the scheme is to improve residents' quality of life for those who have limited family, cultural and social contact and may be at risk of social isolation.


Additional requirements

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

National Volunteer Police Check. (Processed and paid for by People Who Care)
Influenza vaccination or willing to get it.
COVID-19 vaccination or willing to get it.
Induction training.

No formal qualifications required. However empathy and understanding of older people will be quality life skills that will enable you and the resident that you are matched with get the best out of all visits. Police checks are conducted by the organisation at no cost to you.

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

Approx. 1hour per week with a commitment of at least six months. Days and times to be discussed.

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • People with disability
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Online COVID-19 training and organisation induction.

Reimbursement

Travel expenses may be reimbursed. Please discuss with the Coordinator