Header

UnitingSA's logo
More from this Employer
UnitingSA's logo

Support Worker - Community Home Care

UnitingSA

THE OPPORTUNITY

UnitingSA are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and caring Home Care Support Workers to join our team. Our client base is located mainly in the greater Western Region of Adelaide. You will be compassionate and have a willingness to deliver a person-centred approach to support people living in their homes to help maintain their independence. 

You will need to be willing to travel throughout the greater north/western region of Adelaide. You will be provided with the opportunity to learn in a supportive workplace culture committed to your development.

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

The successful candidate will have:

  • Certificate III in Community Services, Individual Support or equivalent
  • experience in a caring role within a community setting
  • Current SA Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate

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. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an online video interview, this will not disadvantage any candidates who wish to apply with us.

To view the Job Description please visit our website at https://unitingsa.com.au/

How to apply

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.

Email me more jobs like this.

Daily