Home Care Worker (Aged Care). Casual - Yeppoon, Emu Park, Zilzie

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Employment type: Casual
Location: Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast
Categories: Aged Care

About the Organisation

Enhance the lives of older Australians by joining the Life Without Barriers team. Guided by every client’s individual needs and interests, our personalised in-home Aged Care services focus on empowering every person to maintain their home comforts, health, and connections within their community.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About The Role

As a Home Care Worker, you will be providing personalised home care support to older Australians who reside around Yeppoon, Emu Park and Zilzie to assist them to remain living independently in their home, you will travel between our client’s homes so a willingness to travel is essential.

This is a casual opportunity for 10-15 hours per week, between 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday with no evening or sleepover shifts. You will joining one of Australia’s leading social purpose providers with a dedicated leadership team to support you. This is a great opportunity for someone that is considering a change and looking to make a positive impact in their community.


Key Responsibilities

  • Build positive relationships with clients
  • Domestic assistance such as meal preparation and light house cleaning
  • Personal Care including grooming and showering
  • Community access to medical appointments and social activities
  • Supporting with tasks and routines


Skills & Experience

  • Passionate about making a positive impact in our ageing community
  • An Australian Driver’s Licence and ownership of a registered vehicle
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate (must be obtained prior to employment)

Successful candidates will be required to undertake relevant pre-employment checks to ensure the safety of our clients. This includes a National Criminal History Record Check.

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a minimum of two (2) doses or hold a valid medical exemption certificate, in accordance with Life Without Barriers Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.


Benefits

  • An opportunity to make a meaningful, positive impact in the lives of elderly Australians within your local community
  • Flexible working arrangements around your other commitments and no evening, weekend or sleepover work!
  • Casual hourly rate + Super from $34.86
  • Get paid .92 cents per kilometre travelled while you work
  • Receive up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through salary packaging benefits
  • Access to discounts and benefits at selected retail outlets, cinemas, restaurants, private health insurance and more


How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts.  For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Monica Saigi at recruitment@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday the 26th of June 2024

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications are continuously reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

 

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