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Support Worker – Central Highlands

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Estimated
~ $60,000
Work type
Part Time
Contract type
Permanent
Additional pay information
"Attractive salary based on skills & qualifications"
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Full job description

CentacareCQ has opportunities for part-time Support Workers to join the Community Care Service Team based in Emerald.

The pre-requisites of this position are as follows:

  • Current Blue and Yellow Cards or be willing to obtain these
  • Experience working with moderate to high challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated experience with personal care, medications, hoists & manual handling
  • A current Australian Drivers Licence and be willing to transport people in your car when required
  • A current First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain one

What we are looking for:

  • A team player 
  • Need the ability to be flexible, strong and resilient in various challenging situations
  • Experience with personal care, medications, manual handling and behaviour support plans  
  • Be willing to work shift over a 24/7 roster and emergency shifts

Duties include: 

  • Domestic assistance, which may include sweeping, mopping and vacuuming, dusting, folding, ironing, cleaning bathroom and toilet and any other suitable house duties;
  • Personal care - assisting clients with daily self-care tasks;
  • Meals - to deliver in home meals or assist with preparation of meals;
  • Transport - delivered in CentacareCQ vehicles
  • Social support, such as visiting services, assisting people with shopping and other social activities;
  • Medication assistance;
  • Respite services.

 Please note: The successful candidate will be required to participate in an Australian Federal Police check and a Working with children check, prior to confirmation of appointment to the position.

The successful candidate will also be required to demonstrate entitlement to work in Australia, and to disclose any pre-existing injury or disease which may be adversely affected by undertaking the inherent requirements of the position.

Job details
Date posted
29 Jun 2020
Category
Healthcare & Medical
Occupation
Aged & Disability Care
Estimated
~ $60,000
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Part Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Industry
Health Care Equipment & Supplies
Sector
Not for Profit / Charity
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident

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