Position Details
Reference Number 15521
Position Title Volunteers - St Stephens Hospital
Employment Status Casual, Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Entity St Stephens Hospital, Hervey Bay
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

Located in Hervey Bay in sunny Queensland, St Stephens Hospital’s brand new facility provides the only not-for-profit private hospital service on the Fraser Coast.  As Australia’s first fully integrated digital hospital, this state-of-the-art ‘hospital of the future’ provides vital services and showcases how technology can transform the healthcare experience


St Stephens Volunteer department is committed to providing hospital support and compassionate support to ensure delivery on patient-centred care.


Our volunteers come from diverse backgrounds and bring a range of skills to enhance the overall patient experience.


Volunteers provide services to a range of hospital programs including:

  • Transporting patients to and from hospital appointments
  • Meeting and greeting patients at Reception
  • Accompanying patients to a ward or clinic
  • Providing information and directions to patients and visitors at Information Desks
  • Newspaper deliveries
  • Administrative assistance like mail outs, preparation of charts, laminating, collating and photocopying
  • Providing a book and magazine service to patients
  • Delivering scripts to pharmacy and collecting charts and x-rays
  • Companionship
  • Palliative Care ward support
  • Waiting room attendants
  • Pastoral Care

Would you like to join our team? Volunteering opportunities are currently available between the hours of 7.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Volunteers successfully matched to a role attend Hospital Orientation and Training. Our volunteers are valued and recognised at events during the year including International Volunteer Week and end of year celebrations. (Parking and lunch is provided free)


Submit your interest! If you’ve got a special interest for volunteering submit your expression of interest. All we ask is for you to upload a cover letter identifying why you would like to volunteer, and how you feel your personal values allign with the values of UnitingCare Health (Compassion, Respect, Justice, Leading Through Learning and Working Together).


Please note our recruitment system may ask you questions regarding your "employment" - please complete this information to the best of your ability. The information is not applicable to employment, rather your volunteering for our facility.


Need more information? For any specific enquiries please contact the team at the Volunteer Department on 07 4120 1394


We look forward to hearing from you!

Selection Criteria Essential: During your application you will be asked to submit the details for two referees. Are you able to provide a personal and professional reference?
Essential: Please list any formal qualifications, work and/or volunteer experiences you have had the opportunity to be involved in.
Essential: Do you have any criminal convictions?
Essential: Please list the types of volunteering opportunities you are interested in (listed in the advertisement):
Essential: Please list your availability to volunteer by day, times and regularity. (Eg. Mondays and Tuesdays - 8am-1pm)
Essential: Are you volunteering as part of your study curriculum or corporate program? If so, please outline the organisation and key contact details below.
Essential: Have you prepared a cover letter addressing the following questions? 1. What do you hope to achieve by volunteering with St Stephens Hospital? 2. How do the values of UnitingCare Health (Respect, Compassion, Leading through learning, Working together) align with your personal values?
Essential: By submitting your application today you acknowledge that the information you provided in your application will be used to determine a suitable volunteering position. You understand there is mandatory orientation and training that must be undertaken to maintain a safe working environment.
Essential: If you are under the age of 18 you understand that you will require guardian consent if successful in securing a volunteer position.
Contact Person Jeffrey Davis
Contact Number 07 4120 1394
Contact Email jeffrey.davis@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date Open Ended
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