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UnitingCare - Queensland

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BlueCare Trusted for generations. Iconic in Queensland, officially trusted by Australia We’re an award-winning care provider, recognised as Australia’s Most Trusted Brand in Queensland for home care and residential care services. It’s a testament to both the quality of our work and the relationships we’ve built since 1953.

This volunteer opportunity will help to enhance the well-being of people in our care through attending centre based activities and going on outings.

Volunteers supporting this centre need to be mature, have patience and a gentle nature. The people in our care at this centre are all living with some form of cognitive impairment, mainly dementia and our staff and volunteers provide a range of opportunities for enjoyable activities and interactions.

The centre is equipped with all the necessary resources to design stimulating activities; it has several breakout areas for comfortable conversations and has a beautiful garden and outdoor area. Volunteers are valued members of this team and always provided with support and guidance.

Tasks involved include: ▪ Providing support on the bus that brings our clients to and from the centre ▪ Assisting Lifestyle staff to prepare for activities and outings ▪ Supporting the people in our care to get the most out of the activities or outings ▪ Assisting staff to clear away after activities and keep the centre neat and tidy ▪ Report and concerns

This is a great opportunity to: ▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference

Skills Required: ▪ Confidence to interact in sometimes challenging situations

This role is accessible for people using: ▪ a wheelchair or mobility device, ▪ accessible toilets

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 the interview.