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Aged Care Support Worker - Tully / Mission Beach

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit 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.   

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better.  If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

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

You will actively support the individual needs of frail, aged and people with disability who access our Community Care Services. You will help our clients remain living independently at home through the provision of domestic assistance (cleaning), personal care and community access and supports. You will be required to work between the hours of 7am and 6pm Monday - Sunday across Tully and the Mission Beach area. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Housekeeping duties 
  • Washing clothing including hanging out to dry, folding and ironing of clothes
  • Changing of bed linen as required
  • Assisting with showering, bathing, medications, eating, toileting, grooming and any personal care needs
  • Assist the client with community access as identified on the clients care plan
  • Manual handling in line with LWB Policies and Procedures as required

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Disability or similar 
  • A current unrestricted drivers licence and a reliable vehicle with minimum 3rd party insurance
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Prior experience supporting working in the community with ageing clients is highly regarded

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).

Benefits

  • Hourly rate from $36.40 + super
  • National career development opportunities
  • Work with one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations
  • Salary packing options through Maxxia

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply Now’ and follow the prompts.

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au using the subject line: Aged Care Support Worker - Tully / Mission Beach enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.  
 
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

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