18 Jun 2019

Part-Time Home Care Worker – Nambour

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Job Description

Part Time
Job Title :Home Care Worker
Job Description :
About the Position

Anglicare’s North Coast Community Aged & Disability service offers a range of supports and assistance to a variety of local residents, including help at home, social inclusion and community connectedness. We are looking for people who can provide practical and emotional help to others, calling on their own real-life experiences to build rapport and relationships. Working part-time hours, your support will enable our clients to remain living independently and comfortably in their own homes, throughout the Sunshine Coast region.

We have a variety of clients requiring assistance, so alongside a friendly, proactive manager your focus will be on supporting people to be the best they can be. This means having fun and enjoying life:

Personal grooming and hygiene; assistance with medication reminders and general self-care

Transport assistance to the supermarket, or to watch a local sports team

Assistance with domestic duties and general help around the house

Helping our young people with disabilities – including visits to the hairdresser, Mani-Pedi’s or the local café for a coffee

Outdoor activities, a gentle stroll, taking someone to the movies once a week, or helping out in the garden

Food shopping, menu planning and meal preparation – or assisting with arts, crafts and new creations!

 

About You

To ensure the most effective and continuous care, we require our Home Care Workers to be dedicated, reliable and flexible. We look for:

A fantastic attitude and genuine interest in helping others

Various hobbies – sewing, arts, gardening, cooking and scrapbooking to name a few!

Experience in various outdoor pursuits and activities

A practical understanding of hygiene assistance and commitment of care

Enjoyment in social activities, and one-on-one engagement

Understanding of physical limitations and a safe, sensible approach

Creativity, enthusiasm, sensitivity and emotional stability

Strong communication and organisational skills – able to manage your time and support clients to do the same in an everyday capacity

Our team members come from all walks of life, and these roles will suit:

Career changers, sea changers and young people with passion

People who have some extra time and appreciate being with others

Those who have strong work ethics and enjoy being team players

Qualifications will include:

Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Home & Community Care, Disability Services or similar field

Completion of Module HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication (or commitment to obtain)

Completion of Module HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems (or commitment to obtain)

Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption

A current National Police Certificate

Queensland Driver Licence and your own, reliable vehicle

Immunisation against Tetanus, Hepatitis A and/or Hepatitis B (desired)

Physically capable of meeting the requirements of the role

 

What We Offer

Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector. You will also enjoy:

Working with a supportive team of passionate and dedicated professionals

Flexibility of work and life balance with part time hours

Providing quality of life for people within your local community

Ongoing training and support to assist with your personal and professional development

 

Show Your Interest

Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working within an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being.

Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.

 

JOB NUMBER S4022

For further information please contact

Samantha Poole on[Login to get contact number]

 

Applications close Thursday 20th June 2019

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.
Job Details

Looking ForPersonal CareNon-Medical Home CareCompanion Care
DutiesTransportationShower/ToiletLaundryMeal PreparationOutings & ActivitiesShopping & ErrandsHousekeeping
Hours:
Required Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Hourly Rate:$20- $25
Location:NAMBOUR, QLD

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Job Categories: Social Assistance. Job Types: Part-Time. Occupation: Community and Personal Service.

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