Help to look after our patients in hospice- 3 different time options- we flex where we can
Our vacancies are Tuesdays 12-4, Wednesdays 4-8pm, Fridays 12-4pm, alternate Saturday 4-8pm
We seek volunteers with a compassionate nature to work in our in-patient unit. The unit is run 24/7 and offers the volunteer an opportunity to work alongside nursing staff in the care and support of patients while in situ for symptom control, respite care and sometimes end-of-life care. The volunteer also helps support families/Whanau for company, deliver prepared meals, as well as assist with light laundry duties. This is a very rewarding volunteer role. We can build in flexibility for those with time constraints.
Training consists of 1x 2-hour orientation session with a team trainer, as well as 4x 4-hour buddy shifts which cover the role activities. Essential skills training is mandatory within the first twelve months and is repeated every two years. Specific requirements
Reliability, a bright personality, a "people person", good mobility, good conversationalist and an enjoyment of helping others, using your initiative and have a good laugh.