At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.
As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.
We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.
About the opportunity:
We have an opportunity for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who have a passion for delivering high quality care that supports the lifestyle choices of our residents to work as Permanent Part Time Driver/Carer to achieve the goals and mission of the organisation.
Key responsibilities may include:
Provide driving services to and be responsible for the welfare and safety of residents and clients travelling between their places of residence and other Uniting locations and on outings
Assist residents and clients to move about and provide assistance with wheelchairs as necessary
Where necessary assist in general personal hygiene, including washing of faces and hands.
Assist with all aspects of toileting such as directing/assisting to facilities, providing physical support and adjusting of clothing and all assistance necessary to complete the toileting process
Current MR/LR licence
Certificate III or IV in Aged Care
Current First Aid Certificate
Skills & experience
Proven experience and reliability in bus driving
A strong commitment to working with the frail aged and people with challenging behaviours, and disabilities including dementia, developmental disabilities and psychiatric illnesses
Ability to provide service equitable to all consumers regardless of race, religion, gender, social or financial background
Ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision
Benefits & culture
Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Ongoing training & development
Career development opportunities
To Apply Now
Please visit our careers page https://www.uniting.org/join-our-team/current-vacancies
For Further Information Contact: Michael Ellis on (02) 9026 1021
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.
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