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Support Worker - Aged Care - Eastern Suburbs


Employer: Life Without Barriers
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 22 March, 2019.
Applications close: 25 March, 2019. (Expired)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.    

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

Life Without Barriers supports our ageing community to remain living independently within their own home. Support Workers at Life Without Barriers work as a team to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with clients in a positive and proactive environment.

Due to a significant growth in our program recently we are looking to employ values based staff who will shape Aged Care within LWB. We have many opportunities and we are looking for both Domestic Assistance Support Workers and Personal Care Support Workers to join our growing Aged Care programs in Victoria.

Permanent part time positions available with ongoing professional development, regular supervision and career opportunities. Day time shifts available and no weekends. Work available throughout Burwood , Camberwell, Doncaster, Ringwood and surrounding areas.

**Please be aware that you will be working in client's homes. This will not be facility work. You will also be required to have your own car and travel from home to home in your local area**

Key Responsibilities  

  • Provide quality direct support to clients in line with their individual Care Plan
  • Support clients skills, independence, and personal growth
  • Establish a rapport and collaborate effectively with clients and their carers
  • Attend, participate and contribute to all team meetings and supervision meetings
  • Maintain and update professional skills by actively participating in training opportunities
  • Assist with client personal care needs
  • Assist clients to maintain a clean home environment by completing basic domestic chores
  • Assist clients to access their community 

Skills & Experience  

  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Home and Community Care. No qualification required for Domestic Assistance positions.
  • Current, full Drivers’ License plus a registered and insured vehicle
  • Current First Aid Certificate  

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).

Benefits  

  • Work for a national organisation with excellent career opportunities
  • Attractive hourly rate with tax benefits. 
  • Access to salary packaging

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.