Blue Care - Live life your way. For more than 65 years Blue Care has been committed to empowering you to live life your way. Today, our people make more than three million visits to Queenslanders each year, providing the same holistic care, service and companionship that’s been our hallmark since the very beginning. We put our customers and their loved ones first, and this focus on individuals has helped us become one of Queensland’s largest and most trusted providers of in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and independent and supported retirement living.
The purpose of the role is to make a meaningful difference by tending to gardens to enhance the environment within which our residents enjoy the outdoors.
This volunteer opportunity will help residents live life in all its fullness by helping to nurture the natural landscape and gardens that our residents can enjoy the outdoors within. The physical activity, mental stimulation and even social interaction that stems from being outside is a valuable part of our residents day and the care provided.
Our site has five buildings with surrounding gardens and you would be working with our onsite maintenance officer.
Tasks involved include: ▪ Pruning ▪ Watering ▪ Weeding ▪ Interacting with residents
This is a great opportunity to:
- Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference
- Gain invaluable workplace experience
- Enjoy social interaction with others
Skills Required: ▪ General interest in gardening
- Access to staff kitchen facilities available
- Access to staff restrooms available
- Refreshments provided
This role is accessible for people using: Mobile people
UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access. If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of interview.