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Guide and Support Volunteers -Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Cancer Council Western Australia

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We are seeking several volunteers to help patients with directions, provide information on the many Cancer Council supportive care services available and to provide a listening ear when needed. The Sir Charles Gairdner Comprehensive Cancer Centre provides Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Haematology, Outpatient Palliative Care, Allied Health Supportive Care and other services to thousands of visitors each year. Volunteers play a vital role in providing information and materials about Cancer Council's supportive care programs and directing patients to our 131120 information line, operated by dedicated nurses who can provide further information and support for cancer related questions or concerns patients may have. Requirements:

  • An outgoing, friendly and warm personality with a patient focus
  • Enjoy meeting and talking with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent oral communication skills, highly developed listening skills
  • Empathy and patience
  • A professional approach to the role
  • Willing to participate in training
  • Fluency in another language would be bonus
  • Attend any required training and team meetings
  • Participate in a regular feedback process and annual reflection