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Home Care Support Workers

UnitingSA

THE OPPORTUNITY

Opportunity to work in an exciting, innovative and fast paced community aged care environment. UnitingSA are looking for passionate and experienced support workers to deliver personalised high quality care and support to older people living in their own homes and in the community. Must be reliable, capable of working autonomously, self-motivated, able to maintain professional boundaries, whilst possessing an optimistic outlook on life and a genuine desire to make a positive difference in the community

Support Workers (Community Aged Care) provide a range of in-home and community support and services to older people residing in their own homes who receive a Home Care Package, Commonwealth Home Support Program and Transitional Care Program. Furthermore, UnitingSA Community Aged Care fosters opportunities for career development, professional development and growth, and is a values based organisation.

UnitingSA has multiple casual roles available, where shifts range between 6am-8pm daily. There are competative rates of pay as this role is covered under the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Industry Services Award.

"If this sounds like the role for you, Apply Now!"

Key responsibilities include:

  • Deliver goal-orientated care and support
  • Help people to remain living in their home and supporting them to make independent choices
  • Observe and promptly report any changes in people’s health and wellbeing
  • Learn and apply skills for the use of equipment and mobility aids

Key Requirements:

  • Certificate III in Community Services, Individual Support or equivalent (essential)
  • Experience in a caring role within a community setting
  • Current SA Drivers Licence & Reliable Care with Full Comprehensive Insurance
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Experience working with bicultural and bilingual clients will be highly regarded including language support (in particular, but not limited to: Russian, Greek, Spanish, Italian) as we have a diverse client base.

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

ABOUT UNITINGSA

UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides aged care, housing and community services to over 16,000 people across regional and metropolitan South Australia. With more than 1000 employees and volunteers, UnitingSA delivers high quality services to people from diverse backgrounds as we strive towards our vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish.

CULTURE AND BENEFITS

A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of people in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year.
  • “Together we can” Workplace Wellness Program (including leadership development, counselling support, special leave provisions, flexible work arrangements, physio program)
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Professional development and study leave

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Due to COVID-19, UnitingSA are taking necessary precautions to minimise the risk to our candidates and employees throughout the recruitment process.

Attachments:

JPS Support Worker (Home Care) - Community Aged Care.pdf

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