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Aged Care - Community Visitor - Hamlyn Terrace - Female

Australian Red Cross Gosford
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The position requires forming a friendly relationship with an older person living in an aged care home, by visiting at least once a fortnight but preferably once per week. Visits - you will undertake activities that are appropriate to the participant. This may include chats, reminiscing, craft projects, taking her out to a local cafe for coffee. Benefits - enhance the participant's sense of wellbeing, supporting good physical and mental health. Also brighten your own life, gaining satisfaction, enjoyment and personal development through your visits. The application procedure includes a brief phone interview with program coordinator when volunteer application is received. You will meet with the program coordinator before starting the role, with ongoing support as required and yearly support and supervision. Report date of visits monthly to program coordinator. Other training opportunities will be offered but are not mandatory. To be referred to this role an interview with Volunteering Central Coast is required. You will be contacted soon to arrange a mutually convenient time and place.