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April

Home Care Worker

Mercy Health - Preston, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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We are seeking Home Care Workers to support our (primarily Aged) clients living at home in Richmond, Fitzroy, Carlton, Collingwood, Abbotsford, Essendon, Coburg, Fawkner and Pascoe Vale.

This is a rewarding, hands on role that will give you the opportunity to positively impact the lives of our clients by enabling them to live independently at home.

Home Care Workers are responsible for:
Assistance with personal care
Domestic assistance
Assisted shopping/client appointments
Respite care
Meal preparation

Casual work is currently available Monday to Friday, with some weekend work. Successful candidates will be rostered to either the Inner Northern suburbs team or City of Yarra suburbs team in order to limit travel where possible.

ABOUT YOU:
We are interested to hear from passionate and caring individuals who are currently or expect to be available for casual work ongoing. If you are looking to get back into the workforce, studying, currently looking for a new role or have availability for extra work at a casual capacity, we could have the perfect opportunity for you! To be successful, candidates will also require the following:

Certificate III in Aged Care, Home Care, Individual Support or equivalent
Current First Aid Certificate (Level 2)
Current Driver’s License and reliable vehicle
Ability to speak Mandarin or Cantonese will be highly regarded

ABOUT US:
Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:
The role offers:
Ongoing support provided by a dedicated service team
Flexible working hours
Mobile phone
Opportunity to work close to home

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please submit your CV
Referee details are not required at this stage
To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.
Candidates must have working rights in Australia

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Contact Details:
Joyce Wong, Team Leader
(03) 9244 0900

Preston, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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