- Job posted on: 21st Jul 2021
- Applications close:
The Aged Care Program assists frail aged and their carers living in the Greater Darwin and Palmerston regions. They provide culturally appropriate services that are tailored to the requirements of our clients, to maintain and increase their independence and assist them to live as valued and participating members of the community. We have a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, however we do also provide our services to non-indigenous people.
By providing assistance to our clients you will be enabling them in living stronger and longer.
The Aged Care Program provides the following services:
We are looking for people with previous experience in aged care and disability, who have the ability to work under limited direction, have strong self-initiative.
It is imperative that you have strong communication skills with the ability to maintain documentation, relationship building skills and have the ability to follow directions and plans. Your time management and organisational skills will be impressive, and you will possess strong work ethics. You will also have the ability to work both autonomy and as part of a team.
As a support worker it is expected that you will hold a Senior First Aid Certificate, a Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Support, Home and Community Care or Disability, a current unrestricted drivers license, an insured, reliable vehicle and are willing to complete a National Criminal History Check.
Larrakia and other indigenous persons are strongly encouraged to apply
Note: All applicants, prior to an offer of employment, will be required to provide at least two current, verifiable referees, undertake a Police Clearance, Working with Children Check and successfully complete a pre-employment medical, drug test and fitness test. An offer of employment will only be provided with successful completion of the above.