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Support Worker (Aged Care)

Life Without Barriers - Canberra Airport, ACT

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job no: 495930
Employment type: Casual, Part Time
Location: ACT
Categories: Aged Care

About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role
As a key person in the life of an older person, you will be providing one on one support to our Aged Care and Veteran clients, assisting them to remain living independently at home and access the community through the provision of social support, personal care, transport and domestic assistance. This is a community based role with individual sessions ranging between 1 to 3 hours in length, across a rotating Monday - Sunday roster.

These positions will be required to work and travel within Canberra and the surrounding areas. Successful applicants will have flexibility across the required rotating roster above.

Key Responsibilities

Provide social support and transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping and community based activities
Personal care including showering, grooming and dressing assistance
Housekeeping and domestic assistance including cooking, household cleaning and laundry assistance

Benefits

Start a rewarding career with one of Australia’s largest Social Purpose Organisations
Hourly rate between $22.63 - $28.47 per hour + Super + Shift Loading as per Award
Access to fantastic Salary Packaging Benefits through MAXXIA
Industry leading onboarding and ongoing training available to support you in your career

Skills & Experience

Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Nursing or similar qualification
A current Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
Reliable registered vehicle with comprehensive insurance
A current First Aid Certificate
Good communication skills and a passion for supporting and promoting the individual needs of our clients

Successful candidates will be required to clear relevant state-probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check.

How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Brooke Niass at recruitment@lwb.org.au

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful in your application progressing, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 7th March 2021 (AEDT).

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

Advertised: 11 Feb 2021 Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 Mar 2021 23:55 Cen. Australia Daylight Time

Canberra Airport, ACT

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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