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Care Worker

  • 499915
  • Aged Care - Home and Community
  • Part time permanent

About the Opportunity

At Uniting, we call our Care Workers, Support Workers. Our Support Workers will work collaboratively together in our Respite Cottage, at various times during the day/night. This role is responsible for enhancing the residents’ well-being inclusive of their physical, psychological, social and spiritual qualities, to facilitate self-determination, capacity and resilience, as well as improve social engagement and quality of life for the resident. 

Alongside to working in our Respite Cottage, our Support Workers will be part of the Home and Community Care team, to support our clients remain independent in their own home for as long as possible.

The care work may include:

  • Giving personal care – helping with showering/bath and getting dressed; make beds and tidy rooms/wardrobes
  • Assist residents with medication, utilising medication compliance aids; simple wound dressing, etc.
  • Assist with meals preparation and feeding
  • Recognise, report and respond appropriately to changes in condition of residents

Who we’re looking for

  • You’ll have previous experience in aged or community care, or a passion to begin your career in aged care.
  • You’ll also be flexible and prepared to help meet the changing needs and schedules of our clients.
  • Ideally, you’ll have a Certificate III/IV in Aged Care or Individual Support or an equivalent qualification. If you’re not currently qualified and would like to be, then we can help you get there.  You’ll also need a First Aid Certificate but if you don’t have one yet, we can help you with that also.
  • Certified in Medication Administration 
  • You’ll need a provisional or full Australian driving licence and ongoing access to a reliable vehicle that’s comprehensively insured (not just CTP).

 

We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.

About Uniting Home Care

Uniting is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of aged care in Australia. Each year, we support around 10,000 people to stay independent in their homes and communities across NSW and the ACT. We actively advocate for the right of every senior to age in comfort and dignity, wherever and however they live. We value diversity and always welcome everyone, exactly as they are.

 

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • Other pre-employment screenings
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination (3 doses).

 How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

 

For any questions, please contact Abigail Corpuz, Talent Acquisition Specialist on acorpuz@uniting.org.

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