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In-Home Support Worker - St Kilda


Employer: Sacred Heart Mission
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 30 August, 2019.
Applications close: 15 September, 2019. (Expired)

  • Based in St Kilda

Your future Workplace

Every day of the year, Sacred Heart Mission assist hundreds of people who are experiencing homelessness or living in poverty to find shelter, food, care and support. We are in this for the long haul - we are committed to making a sustainable difference in people’s lives. Everyone is welcome at our table.

Your new role

Our Sacred Heart Local program supports people in the community through Home Care Packages (HCP) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) packages. Our clients are located in Inner Southern Metro & Northern Metro areas.

Sacred Heart Local deliver accessible, responsive, evidence informed and innovative services with this client group in the community to safely maintain their familiar environment for as long as possible, and foster independence where possible.

Your day-to-day

A typical day will involve arriving at a client’s home and assisting them with shopping, meal preparation, self-care, cleaning and driving clients to various appointments. You’ll be facilitating daily living for our clients which is the key to maintaining their housing and independence.

You’ll be providing companionship to interesting people and may encounter clients with complexities, such as social isolation. Working independently, your strong alignment to the values of Sacred Heart Mission will drive you make a real difference to the lives of those we support.

We're looking for

  • Compassionate people to join our team on a casual basis, who have motivation to help people maintain their independence
  • A driver’s licence and access to your own car
  • A current first aid certificate including CPR
  • Experience with multiple and complex care needs (desirable)
  • A minimum 16 hours availability per week
  • Open availability across 7 days (preferable, but not mandatory)

You can look forward to

  • Convenience: work close to home
  • Being paid for driving between appointments
  • Flexibility: multiple day-time shifts available to suit your lifestyle
  • Ending your day knowing you’ve contributed to something truly worthwhile
  • Salary packaging expenses like your rent, holiday accommodation and dining out: up to $15,990 pre-tax
  • Access to in-house training
How to apply for this job

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