53d ago

Support Worker (Older Adults) - Taree, NSW

EACH Victoria


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Full job description

Who we are
At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians, and Family Services.

The Home Care Package program provides individually planned and coordinated supports and services for older people to remain living life independently, the way they would like.

About the role
Support for older people involves helping them to live independently, fully, and with dignity. As part of our team based in Taree, NSW, we are looking for casual Support Workers to assist our older adult clients, helping them to maintain and develop their independence so that they can lead enriching and fulfilling lives. 

If you're a Support Worker, qualified as either Cert IV in Disability or Allied Health, or Cert III in Individual Support, and want to have a positive impact on the lives of older adults, you might be exactly the person we're looking for!

  • Generous Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging to maximise your take home pay
  • Open to experienced and new Support Workers - Training available

What you’ll be doing
You will deliver high-quality individualised support to older people in the Taree/Foster region of NSW. The support you provide may include:

  • following and implementing individual service plans, healthcare, and positive behaviour support plans for members of our community in their homes,
  • assistance with personal care in the client's home, such as shopping, laundry, cleaning, bill paying, or meal preparation,
  • basic garden and home maintenance,
  • meal support and preparation,
  • assisting with transport to attend appointments,
  • helping the person participate in community events or recreational activities and social outings, and
  • providing companionship, conversation, and emotional support.

Who we are looking for
In line with your commitment to customer care, you will:

  • have experience delivering high-quality person-centred support and assistance to individuals that embraces their personal goals and choices, and respects cultural diversity,
  • be an effective communicator and relationship builder,
  • have well-developed literacy, numeracy, and digital technology skills,
  • be effective working independently and collaboratively with your team, clients, their carers and families, and other service providers, and
  • have a demonstrated ability to complete administrative tasks to the required standard and detail to meet quality and reporting requirements. 

What we offer
EACH is committed to developing our people. Here, you’ll be supported to be your best. We provide:

  • Casual work arrangements that flex to you to allow for a positive work-life balance (possibility of this becoming permanent, part-time).
  • Increase your take home pay with generous Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging.
  • Opportunities for internal career progression across QLD, NSW, ACT, and VIC. 
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
  • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program for you, and your immediate family members.  
  • Training and opportunities to continuously grow and develop.  

Next steps
We'd like to learn more about you and what you can bring to this role and our team. Please attach a cover letter with your resume and apply online via our Careers Centre.

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Angelique Scarpias on 0428 317 157.

** Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received. Interviews may take place during the advertising period.**


Skills
ACT!
MENTAL HEALTH

Perks & benefits
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Salary packaging
Training
Work - life balance
Pay comparison
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Estimated range
$60k - $70k
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Job details
Date posted
21 Jun 2022
Category
Social Work & Community Services
Occupation
Aged & Disability Support
Estimated
$60k ~ $70k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Casual/Holiday
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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