ID: 211561

Inpatient Support Volunteer at the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre

Health Regular - more than 6 months Lightsview SA

About this opportunity

Inpatient Support Volunteers work across a variety of different units and provide support to patients who are in the hospital receiving rehabilitation. Support ranges from escorting patients to appointments, facilitating shopping requests to sitting with patients and relatives/friends. The Inpatient Support Volunteers offer a variety of services for the patient journey through admission, meet and greets and discharge.

Duties • Visit all patients within the ward and identify patients who have limited to no support/visitors to assist them • Provide information to patients on the support the HRC Volunteer Services Unit offers (meet and greet services) by providing general information related to their stay at Hampstead including their Rights and Responsibilities • Assist patients in the care of their flowers • Facilitating shopping requests such as purchasing items from the kiosk • Delivering clothing donations to those in need • Reading and playing games or puzzles with patients • Offer and facilitate services including walks in the gardens • Guiding and orientating patients and visitors to (and within) the hospital facility where required • Providing patients with practical support during the waiting period and, if requested, during rehabilitation • Liaising with patients and staff as requested to communicate non-clinical information • Offering comfort to family and friends of patients

Hours of Service Shift times: Between 8:30am to 4:00pm Days: Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) Location of shift: Inpatient Wards throughout the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre 207-235 Hampstead Road, Lightsview, Adelaide SA 5085

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Working with Children Check *. Working with Vulnerable People Check .

Comply to Category B Immunisation Requirements for Health Care Workers including COVID-19 (3 Doses required) and Flu Vaccination (recommended)

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

Regular commitment required due to rostering. At least 12-month commitment, 1-2 regular shifts per week/fortnight (negotiable).

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care

Mandatory training modules including Manual Handling, Fire Safety, Hand Hygiene and Infection Control, ongoing relevant training


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