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Support Worker - Tabratong Cottage Orange

  • 495139
  • Aged Care - Home and Community
  • Part time permanent

About the Opportunity

We require Support Worker/Care Workers to work morning, afternoon and night shifts, working collaboratively together in our Respite Cottage. 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. 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents
  • Supervise daily hygiene – showers or baths, shaving, cutting nails; lay out clothes and assist in dressing; make beds and tidy rooms; store clothes and clean wardrobes
  • Assist and support residents with medication utilising medication compliance aids; simple wound dressing, etc.
  • Assist with meals and feeding
  • Recognise, report and respond appropriately to changes in condition of residents.


Qualifications and Experience 

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification
  • Previous experience in aged or community care
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Certified in Medication Administration
  • Great organisation and time management skills

 

Benefits & Culture 

At Uniting, we welcome and celebrate everyone regardless of lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity and proudly create a safe and inclusive environment for staff and clients.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Further to this we offer:

  • Join an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the community
  • Hands on training, development and mentoring with a leading provider
  • Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $16,000 per year (pro-rata)
  • Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata)

 

Please note, vaccinations may be required.

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

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