Uniting Social Support Program keeps people connected to the community to support them to live a happy and healthy life. Jake* enjoys going for walks and reading Readers Digest. Jake also has an interest current affairs, watching talent shows, playing chess on the computer, playing cards and watching movies.
Uniting are seeking patient, positive, personable, Marathi speaking volunteer with effective listening skills to support Jake to reconnect with his interests and community. Non Marathi speaking applicants also welcome to apply. Visits may include accompanying Jakeon walks around his neighbourhood or a local garden. Visits may also involve sharing conversation and refreshments at Jake’s* home.
The selected volunteer will be available for weekly visits. You will hold a valid Australian driver’s license and have access to a car that you will be prepared to transport Jake* in during visits. Practical communication skills and confidence to work independently are a must.
Experience with memory loss highly regarded. Induction, ongoing supervision and opportunities for professional development provided.
If you are interested in this role please contact us by calling 139375 please quote JS-S-07 Please be aware that visits with take place in line with Uniting and COVID safe guidelines. *Name altered for privacy
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Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.