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Support Worker - Eastern Suburbs

Calvary - East Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About The Role
Calvary Community Care's Support Workers make a difference in the community by facilitating positive health and wellbeing options for individuals, their families and carers.
As a Support Worker your role will be to assist a diverse range of clients including aged, disability and high needs clients with activities of daily living and providing support services such as Domestic Assistance, Social Support, Specialist Children and Adult Services, Respite and Personal Care at their home and in the community.
We are currently seeking qualified and experienced Support Workers to support our clients in and around the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne (Rowville, Ferntree Gully, Boronia, Mooroolbark and surrounding suburbs) on a permanent part time basis.


What you bring
  • Certificate III in Individual Support / HACC / Aged Care / Disability or equivalent
  • Availability to cover a range of shifts across the week including mornings, evenings and weekend
  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Current and valid Driver’s Licence, insured and reliable motor vehicle, and smart mobile phone
  • Computer literacy and access to emails
  • Willingness to do all shifts (including the bulk being domestic assistance) and to undergo credentialing in medication if required
  • Current employer WWCC highly desireable
  • Current NDIS Workers Screening check, or the willingness to obtain one is essential
Benefits
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/
About Calvary
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.
How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.
Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


Selection Criteria
Essential: Have you resided overseas for 12 months or more in the last 10 years since turning 16? If you select yes you will be required to contact the relevant overseas police force to obtain a criminal or police record check.
Essential: Are you aware of any pre-existing injury or disease that may be affected by the work? Note: Under Section 82 (7&8) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 failure to disclose information regarding pre-existing injuries or diseases may result in the employee not being entitled to Workers Compensation.
Essential: Please indicate your current availability? Days / Hours
Essential: Are you happy to be asked about overnight shifts?
Essential: Are you happy to be asked about 24 hour shifts?
Essential: Do you have a current drivers licence?
Essential: Do you have a reliable and insured vehicle?
Essential: Please advise what formal qualifications you have.
Essential: Do you have a valid Victorian employee working with children check?
Essential: Do you have a cleared NDIS Worker's Screening Check? If not, are you willing to obtain one?

Contact Person
Natasha Caferella

Contact Number
(13) 0079 7522

Contact Email
ccc.recruitment@calvarycare.org.au

Closing Date
05/03/2021

East Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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