ID: 61115

Community Visitors Scheme (Palmerston)

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Palmerston NT

About this opportunity

Visiting a socially isolated person in an aged care setting or their own home, providing friendship and re-connection with the local community. Could simply be having a chat, or going to a football game, out for coffee, a drive – anything you and the person feel comfortable with and are competent to achieve.

Requirements:

  • Police Check
  • Ochre Card
  • Covid Vaccinations
  • Be caring and have a compassionate nature & a willingness to listen


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

*Please note:
It’s important that organisations continue to monitor and follow the advice and guidelines of both State or Territory, and Federal Governments in relation to the latest COVID-19 requirements.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.


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

Flexible but minimum 1 hour per fortnight.

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

Induction plus regular meetings/offers of training, regular follow up support.

Reimbursement

Yes (for Police check and kilometres)