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Home Care Support Workers - Kanahooka

Wellways Australia
  • Consumer Directed Services
  • Exciting casual opportunities to work within a complex care program in Kanahooka NSW.
  • SCHADS 2.2, Schedule E ($29.19 per hour)
  • Variable shifts available (sleepovers, mornings, evenings)
  • Access to ongoing support and development/training opportunities.
  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits available (up to $15,899 per annum).

The role

As a Home Care Support Worker, you will deliver a variety of services to participants to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life at home and in the community.

We are looking for experienced Support Workers to support an individual requiring 24/7 care by two Support Workers at all times. In this role you will be trained to provide an individual with PEG feeding support, bowel and catheter care, skin integrity checks, and manual handling alongside all other elements of daily life. You will receive training from Wellways Clinical Care Coordinators prior to commencement of supporting this individual, and will have ongoing access to a Clinical Care Consultant on call at all times. You will join a team of workers committed to working as a team to provide a high standard of care.

About You

You're a passionate, empathetic and caring individual who is looking to make an invaluable positive impact on the lives of others. You relish a challenge and new experience. You're diligent, observant and not afraid to ask questions. You're calm, collected and resilient in the face of adversity and are looking to carry these qualities with you to the front line to start helping those in need. You are an independent, proactive thinker and worker but are also able to follow direction/s given by your managers and can work within a tight-knit team. You may also be required to support the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) program, at the request of your employer.

If this is you, you're in luck: we have the perfect opportunity for you to do all of these things - right here, with us.

Pre Employment Check

  • Minimum Certificate 3 in Mental Health, Disability, Aged Care, Home and Community Care or related fields (Desired, but not essential)
  • First Aid Certification
  • A current valid Driver's License and a registered, insured vehicle
  • Satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check, prior to commencement
  • NDIS Orientation Certificate
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Evidence of full COVID vaccination or valid medical exemption
  • Manual Handling training would be desired

Benefits & Culture

Wellways supports an inclusive approach in both the workplace and community where everyone can imagine and achieve their goals to their fullest potential. This is your opportunity to join a nationally recognised organisation with over 2,000 staff members across 93 sites where you can gain access to ongoing support and opportunity for career development.

  • Join a brand new and supportive team
  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 per annum
  • An Employee Assistance Program which aims to support and empower employees and their loved ones

For a full list of our staff benefits, visit https://www.wellways.org/careers-wellways

The health and safety of Wellways participants and employees is our highest priority and all Wellways roles are covered by directives that require mandatory COVID vaccinations. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or valid medical exemption prior to commencement.

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply.

Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment. ​

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