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.
This volunteer opportunity will help to connect families and friends safely with their loved ones. The prevention of the transmission of COVID-19 into our residential care facilities is of paramount importance.
This role is crucial to the social and physical well-being of our senior residents in care by helping families and friends connect with loved ones during visiting hours and maintain a high standard of preventative measures. We welcome volunteers who are confident, empathetic and patient in interacting with a diverse range of people and those looking to make a meaningful difference by keeping our senior community safe and connected.
A small, 54-bed facility with a family environment, friendly residents. We welcome any new volunteers to join our team.
Tasks involved include: ▪ Interacting with visitors ▪ Asking entry criteria questions ▪ Checking temperatures ▪ Promoting good hand hygiene ▪ Sighting flu vaccination certificates ▪ Maintaining the visitor register
This is a great opportunity to: Develop strong customer service skills
Skills Required: ▪ Volunteers must have a valid Flu vaccination (certificate/ letter) ▪ Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills ▪ Any customer service experience would be advantageous Please note that it will take 2-4 weeks for checks to be completed before undertaking induction, orientation to commence in this role.
- Smart casual dress standard
- Access to staff kitchen facilities available
- Access to staff restrooms available
- Refreshments provided
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.