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January

In-home Community Support Workers - Echuca / Rochester

Ternary - Echuca, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client is currently seeking to recruit 2 new part-time Community Support Workers to join their well-established team in the Echuca / Rochester area. These roles are to support the elderly and those with a disability (clients), in staying at home longer, safely.

These services are to support the client/s with various tasks depending on there needs, these may include:

  • Personal care (showering, dressing, grooming)
  • Domestic assistance (house cleaning)
  • Shopping assistance
  • Respite care
  • Meal preparation
  • Transportation

It is essential the successful candidates hold the following:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Home Care, Disability or Individual Support, Certificate IV in Disability or Aged Care
  • Have a reliable car, a Victorian driver license, and minimum 3rd party car insurance
  • Ability to pass a National Police Check
  • Have availability to work at a minimum 3 consistent days a week
  • Have a Working with Children's Check Card - employee
  • Be living within the identified areas.
  • Have clear communication skills
  • Current flu vaccine

Community Support Worker

As a Community Support Worker, your role is to work with clients, those with a disability, returning home from the hospital, or the elderly to maintain a safe lifestyle in their own home. Duties and service vary from client to client, along with the hours and days of service, main roles you may be asked to undertake include:

  • Personal Care Services
  • Domestic Assistance
  • Socialisation
  • Meal Preparation
  • Shopping Assistance
  • Transportation to Events or Appointments
  • Activities of Daily Living

We are seeking those with the right attitude, who want to work and prepared to learn.

We offer an inclusive and supportive environment, where we can support you into the roles with clients - as required, this is discussed personally with you and the support is built-in regards to what you need to be successful in this role.

No experience required!

We are offering a minimum of 15 hours per week for all new employees with full availability, if you require fewer hours or have restricted availability, please still apply - this may reduce the hours offered.

Hours and Days of Service

The busiest periods, where clients seek services are generally from 7:00am to 7:00pm. We don't expect you to be available for this full period, but availability in the AM or PM would be appreciated.

Services include respite, shopping, domestic assistance, and social support during the shifts to make the support workers' day bulked out and flowing for the day.

Work is available Monday to Friday.

Requirements

  • A car and driver license
  • Minimum 3rd party car insurance
  • Have an industry-specific qualification, i.e. Certificate III in Aged Care, Home Care or Disability, Certificate III in Individual Support, Certificate IV in Disability or Aged Care
  • Be able to complete and have a clear National Coordinated Police Check (organised by Ternary)
  • Most importantly the ability to communicate with clients and office staff and passion to work in this sector – with those who are elderly or with a disability
  • Current First Aid and CPR

Role Description - Community Support Workers

  • Work with other head office staff members to ensure the smooth operation of the day-to-day delivery of services to clients in accordance with policies and procedures, and in line with the scope of practice and care plan of the client.
  • Contribute to and assist in the development and/or evaluation of the role and any training program.
  • Assist clients in the daily routine of appropriate community and disability education and experiences.
  • Engage in the activities of daily living of the clients.
  • Positively interact with all clients, nurturing their experience and giving each client individual attention and comfort.
  • Assist in planning for the ongoing support, re-enablement of each client in line with their care plan this also includes maintaining up to date observations and identifying any changes (deterioration or improvements) to the relevant head officer worker.
  • Follow the established care plan and report any deterioration or improvement to the relevant head officer worker.
  • Assist in the recording of the client's care plan, via a telephone call and reporting information to the relevant head office contact.
  • Assist in implementing a consistent daily routine of the clients.
  • Ensure a clean and healthy environment for the clients.
  • Complete work health and safety checklist.
  • Reporting to head off by a telephone call if an incident or near miss has occurred.
  • Attend to incidental cleaning and housekeeping associated with the individual and group activities, in alignment with the support workers' scope of practices.
  • Ability and flexibility to work various hours and days during the week or weekend, including the opportunity to work shift 24/7.
  • A desire to deliver care services in a client’s home or a community setting.
  • An ability to work various shifts throughout the day, these shift durations may vary dependent on the clients and package requirements.
  • Traveling by their own personal vehicle between shifts (clients' houses).
  • May be requested to transport client in their own personal vehicles.

Regions / Locations

You do not need to be prepared to travel to all locations, but below are the main areas that work is available.

Depending on your skills, hours available, and wanting to work, to where you may collect work from. We will make it worth your while when sending you outside your home region.

Echuca, Rochester, Ballendalla, Lockington, and Bamawm.

Training & Support

When a new employee, they are required to complete an online induction and e-learning courses, this ongoing training continues throughout their employment with us, this may involve face-to-face training or online training, this would be varied to each employee, their interest, and requirements to deliver services.

To apply

These roles are to commence ASAP if this sounds like the role please apply today.

Echuca, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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