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April

Support Worker

Calvary - Canberra, ACT

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

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About the role

Calvary Community Care support workers make a difference in the community by facilitating positive health and wellbeing options for individuals, their families and carers.

Support workers promote independence in the community, respond to the individual needs and preferences of clients and assist with daily living tasks. These tasks may include domestic assistance, personal care, transport, meal preparation, medication administration, social support and respite care.

We are currently seeking casual aged care experienced Support Workers for Canberra ACT area.

What you bring

A Certificate III in Aged Care, Home and Community Care, Disability or Individual Support
Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
Current Working with Valuable People Check WWVP
Current and valid Driver’s Licence, insured, reliable motor vehicle and smart mobile phone
Capacity to embrace a role that is meaningful for the community and yourself
Effective verbal and written communication skills with a customer service orientation
Ability to work independently and effectively manage time
Proficiency in use of technology such as smart phones, email and internet

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: Please indicate your current availability? Days / Hours
Essential: Do you have a current drivers licence?
Essential: Do you have a reliable and insured vehicle?
Essential: Completed or working towards a Certificate III in Individualised Support, HACC, Aged Care or equivalent
Essential: Have a current Working with Vulnerable People Check (WWVP)
Contact Person Leeanne Houssenloge
Contact Email ccc.recruitment@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date 30/04/2021

Canberra, ACT

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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