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Home Care Workers - Mudgee

LiveBetter - Mudgee, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Permanent part time and casual opportunities working across the Mudgee and surrounding area. Work / life balance with opportunity to build up your working hours with our for-purpose organisation.
  • Opportunity to inspire possibility and empower our customers whilst being part of one of the fastest growing and most in demand industries in Australia (Aged Care).
  • We want to empower our people – some of the perks of working at LiveBetter? Rewards, recognition and wellbeing initiatives + career pathways and continued learning & development.

About LiveBetter


LiveBetter Community Services are one of the largest regionally based providers of community services in Eastern Australia. We strive to enable the people of regional Australia to live their best lives. We know that our staff are our greatest asset and offer:


  • Investment in staff training & development with opportunities for diverse career paths
  • A flexible & family friendly workplace
  • The opportunity to take advantage of great salary packaging benefits

For further info about us and to see for yourself the great things that we do, you can visit:


https://www.linkedin.com/company/livebettercommunityservices/

https://www.facebook.com/LiveBetterAustralia/

https://livebetter.org.au/


About the Team


The Aged and Community Services (ACS) team provide support to the frail aged, people with disabilities and mental health conditions, people with dementia and their carers. Programs currently delivered include Home Care Packages, ComPacks, Commonwealth Home Support Program, Community Options, Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre, Transitional Aged Care Packages, and Dementia Respite services. The ACS team have offices in Orange, Condobolin, Broken Hill, Albury, Griffith, Bathurst and Wagga Wagga. Home Care Workers perform a vital role in supporting the ACS teams to deliver services to our customers in a professional and caring manner.

About the Role


The Home Care Worker role may involve early morning, day, night, afternoon, and weekend shift work. Applicants will be required to have flexibility to work across all service delivery times, particularly weekends.


Working as a Home Care Worker you will help to enhance the independence and quality of life of our customers. You will assist customers to maintain their independence in a community setting and provide ongoing domestic, personal and social support to people living in the community. This includes:


  • Assisting with personal care needs - this may include toileting, bathing, showering, oral hygiene and other personal hygiene needs.
  • Assisting with cooking, food preparation and meal planning.
  • Performing domestic duties such as (but not limited to) vacuuming, laundry, general cleaning, dusting, washing dishes, cleaning windows, cleaning carpets, making beds, basic home and garden maintenance.
  • Providing transport to medical appointments, social engagements, shopping (including assisting with shopping) and other outings as required.

In addition to this you will need to undertake and pass as part of your role LiveBetter's Clinical Care Competencies Training and other mandatory training.


What LiveBetter needs from you


We would love to hear from you if you are a professional and caring person who is prepared to embrace our values of Integrity, Respect, Cooperation, Empowerment and Excellence in your day-to-day work life. You will be a compassionate person with a great work ethic and a real desire to assist aged, frail and disabled persons in your community.


It would also be required that you possess the following key skills and experience:

  • Current Australian Drivers Licence.
  • Current First Aid including CPR qualification.
  • Willingness to undertake personal care (bathing, toileting, personal hygiene) services with customers.
  • Willingness to undertake and ability to pass LiveBetter Clinical Care Core Competencies training and other mandatory training.
  • Availability of a fully registered and comprehensively insured vehicle.
  • A caring and compassionate approach with the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to be flexible in work hours and approach to meet the needs of our customers.
  • Experience in the use of technology such as smart phones and computer programs.

Desirable:


  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Certificate III in Aged Care or Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent.

You will also be required to obtain an NDIS Worker Screening clearance, pass a National Criminal Check and pre-employment medical (including drug and alcohol screening).


To apply for this role, you must provide as part of the online application process:


  • An up-to-date copy of your resume
  • Responses to our online mandatory questions. (You will be prompted to do this).

Closing date: 11:59pm, Monday 14th June 2021

Enquiries: Kristy Mansell – Home Care Team Leader: (02) 6391 2450

Mudgee, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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