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March

Personal Support Workers

ParaQuad - Newcastle, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Various locations - Work close to home!

Join our leading Disability Services organisation and actively assist those in the community with a spinal- cord injury

  • We care about you! All PPE provided plus a Clinical Nurse available over the phone to support you.
  • We have roles for all levels of experience. No experience? No worries - We will train you!
  • Flexible hours allow for work life balance
  • Salary is based on experience and skills + we encourage and provide excellent career and learning opportunities to upskill you. We invest in you. 
  • Work available in Newcastle, Maitland, Cessnock and Lake Macquarie. 

About Us

ParaQuad NSW is a not-for-profit organisation with almost 60 years history of being a key service provider for people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities. Our team assists those we care for to live independently in the community.

Your Contribution

You will provide personal care and assist clients to maintain a level of independence in their homes

This will include, but not limited to:

  • Showering, dressing, grooming
  • Assisted Bladder Care and Bowel Care including enema insertion
  • Assistance with mobility and transfers
  • Meal preparation
  • Domestic assistance and household chores
  • Social and community participation.

Casual hours available with varying flexible times through the day.

About You

Ideally you will be a flexible professional care assistant who is looking to make a difference in our community with values of Integrity, Reliability, Leadership and Respect. 

You will require the following to be be successful in this role:

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check or willing to obtain one
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence and Vehicle
  • Current First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain one
  • Smart phone/mobile phone with internet capability to access your electronic roster, payroll and leave application systems
  • Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Proven capability to build and sustain positive working relationships, and the ability to work in a team environment or independently as required
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines

A Cert III/IV in Disability, Aged Care or Assistant in Nursing, experience in a similar role providing complex personal care or an understanding of the rights and requirements of people with a disability would be an advantage.

Enjoy the Benefits

Joining ParaQuad means joining an organisation that cares about you. We understand and value you and your skills. Here are a few ways we like to show this:

  • We will provide you with with free PPE. We take Covid, your health and our clients health seriously. All our staff have access to free PPE meaning that you can keep yourself and your client safe at times at no cost to you. 
  • You will have access to a Clinical Nurse, available over the phone, to support you. Never be stuck on a job without support again.
  • Incremental remuneration based on skill and experience. We encourage and provide excellent career and learning opportunities to upskill you. As your skills grow so will your pay. We invest in you. 

Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.

ParaQuad is an EEO Employer and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be required to consent to a pre-employment health assessment, reference checks and a national police check.

For more information call
02 8741 5620

Newcastle, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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