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714103 - Home Care Worker - Longreach

Anglicare Southern Queensland - Roma, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Would you enjoy building and developing connections with families & carers?
  • Can you offer great communication skills and a caring, open, friendly attitude?
  • Are you an expert at managing household budgets, chores & everyday living?

About the Position

Anglicare’s Longreach Community Aged & Disability service offers a range of supports and assistance to a variety of local residents, including help at home, social inclusion and community connectedness. Our 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 have a variety of clients requiring assistance, so alongside a friendly, proactive manager, your focus will be on supporting people to be the best they can be. This means having fun and enjoying life:
  • 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!

Based in Longreach, we have a Part-Time position available to join our innovative & friendly team. No two days are the same in this rewarding role. Never be bored at work again!

We will require you to advise your work availability in your application letter or resume.

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
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. We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing ongoing care and protection.

Minimum qualifications required:
  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Home & Community Care, Disability Services or similar field
  • Completion of Module HLTHPS006 - Assist clients with medication (or commitment to obtain)
  • Completion of Module HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems (or commitment to obtain)
  • Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
  • 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

We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and are 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 Part Time 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?

Send us your current resume and a Cover Letter explaining your interest in being a Home Care Worker with Anglicare SQ.

For further information please contact
Billy Nix
0407 593 827
Applications close 03/05/2021

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.