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Home Care Worker - Sunshine Coast

Anglicare Southern Queensland - Sunshine Beach, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Make a difference in others lives every day you work
  • Salary Packaging available, increase your take home pay!
  • Support clients to manage budgets, meals, homes & provide companionship and care

Are you a passionate and caring person? Want to make a difference in others lives? Then we may have the perfect role for you!

About the role

Anglicare’s Community Aged & Disability teams provide support to our clients enabling them to maintain their independence. We work hard to improve the lives of others. A typical day spent helping our clients may include:
  • Personal grooming and hygiene; assistance with medication reminders and general self-care
  • Transport assistance to the supermarket, or to watch a local sports team
  • Assistance with domestic duties and general help around the house
  • Outdoor activities, a gentle stroll, taking someone to the movies once a week or helping out in the garden
  • Food shopping, menu planning and meal preparation - or assisting with arts, crafts and new creations!
If you hate being bored at work and doing the same things day in day out this is the role for you!

Our Sunshine Coast team are looking for people who can provide practical and emotional help to others, calling on their own real-life experiences to build meaningful relationships.

We currently have a Casual, Home Care WorkerVacancy. There is an opportunity for extra hours by engaging in other aspects of our business including Admissions & Reviews. Due to the nature of this role Flexibility in availability is a must.

About You

To ensure the most effective and continuous care, we require our Home Care Workers to be dedicated, reliable and flexible. We look for:
  • A fantastic attitude and genuine interest in helping others
  • Various hobbies - sewing, arts, gardening, cooking and scrapbooking to name a few!
  • Experience in various outdoor pursuits and activities
  • A practical understanding of hygiene assistance and commitment of care
  • Knowledge of safe food handling
  • Sound computer skills
  • Enjoyment in social activities, and one-on-one engagement
  • Understanding of physical limitations and a safe, sensible approach
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, sensitivity and emotional stability
  • Strong communication and organisational skills - able to manage your time and support clients to do the same in an everyday capacity
  • flexibility in your availability is highly regarded
Qualifications should include:
  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Home & Community Care, Disability Services or similar field however a Certificate 4 will be highly regarded.
  • Completion of Module HLTHPS006 - Assist clients with medication (or commitment to obtain)
  • Completion of Module HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems (or commitment to obtain)
  • A current National Police Certificate
  • Open Queensland Driver Licence and your own, reliable vehicle
  • Immunisation against Tetanus, Hepatitis A and/or Hepatitis B (desired)
  • Physically capable of meeting the requirements of the role
What We Offer

Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector. You will also enjoy:
  • Working with a supportive team of passionate and dedicated professionals
  • The flexibility of work and life balance with casual hours
  • Providing quality of life for people within your local community
  • Ongoing training and support to assist with your personal and professional development
What happens now? Apply online, providing your resume, cover letter and answering our quick and easy application questions.
For further information please contact
Stacy Pearson
1300 610 610
Applications close 05 April 2021
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and
encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues.

Sunshine Beach, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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