COVID-19 Update

Due to the coronavirus diseases (COVID-19), Southern Cross Care has made several changes to upcoming events, volunteer recruitment and training sessions.

There has been an increase in Volunteer recruitment roles required to assist with the legislative requirements relating to COVID-19 now in place across Southern Cross Care.

Whilst we will endeavor to provide future events and more face to face training sessions, this will all depend on the Directions in place at the time.

To stay up to date about the COVID-19 information, please click here.

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Upcoming News & Events 

Volunteer training

Volunteer training is required bi-yearly at Southern Cross Care. This is to ensure our volunteers have the skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out their work in a safe manner and help us maintain a safe and healthy working environment for our residents. The training covers many topics from manual handling, to code of conduct, work health and safety and more. These topics may impact your volunteering and aim to support our volunteers while at our homes.

Additional training opportunities include:

Pastoral Care Training is provided by our Pastoral Care Team. The sessions run from 1pm to 3pm and focusing on grief and counselling support.

Move for Life Your Way training is provided by our Health and Wellness Promoters in partnership with Active Ageing Australia's Move for Life Your Way. This practical workshop is suitable for those with limited exercise experience and will provide the knowledge and tools required to improve quality of life through exercise and covers:

  • Suitable exercises,
  • Barriers and motivators,
  • Tools and resources, including an exercise booklet, action plan, activity planner and more

Upcoming events

Here's a list of other events that we may be attending.

National Volunteer Week Monday 17 May 2021 - Sunday 23 May 2021
National Volunteer Week (NVW) is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation's volunteers. The theme for National Volunteer Week 2021 is 'Recognise. Reconnect. Reimagine.’