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Up & Go Assistant (Gatton)

UnitingCare - Queensland
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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 improve both cognitive and physical health of BlueCare clients as well as promoting happiness in a fun and social atmosphere

This unique opportunity has volunteers providing support on mobile respite bus trips or what we like to call "Up & Go Club" This role is well suited for an enthusiastic person who loves a laugh and is looking to make a difference in people’s lives in their community

The Dawson Street, Gatton location has a great team and offers a friendly and supportive environment. Volunteering in the Centre and on the Up & Go bus trips allows interaction with both clients and visitors.

Tasks involved include: ▪ Assist with pick up and drop off of clients ▪ Provide support on the bus ▪ Interaction with clients both on the bus and in activities and/or destinations under the guidance of an accompanying staff member

This is a great opportunity to: ▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference, ▪ Enjoy social interaction with others, ▪ To meet mutual obligations, student placementhours or other requirements

Skills Required: ▪ A special talent or interest is not essential ▪ Good communication skills

This role is accessible for people using: ▪ accessible toilets, ▪ an assistance animal

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.