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Community Care Worker - Overnight Respite Cottage

  • Part-time opportunities base at Lucinda Cottage
  • Based in Wahroonga, NSW
  • Ability to work all shift types (days, nights , weekends and sleepovers)

About HammondCare:

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need.

We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services. HammondCare seeks to embed evidence based best practice in its services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care.

Bringing these health, hospital and aged care services together, HammondCare has been able to develop innovative, flexible care models designed to serve people with complex health or aged care needs, regardless of their circumstances.

HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles.

More about the role:

The role of the Care Worker (HammondCare At Home) works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to deliver a range of “in-home” aged care services to clients who are in receipt of a home care package and/or other aged care services (i.e. Respite, Social Club, Transpac, CHSP, etc).

The Care Worker (HammondCare At Home) role in this instance will be delivering care within Lucinda Cottage, which operates as an Overnight Respite Cottage. This role is expected to deliver outstanding levels of client service and to perform delegated duties to a high standard within the HammondCare Mission and Core Values so as to maximise client satisfaction.

The essence of this role:

  • Deliver care according to the requirements of the clients individual care plan
  • Enable each client to have the opportunity to succeed at the activities of daily living which promote dignity, self-respect and maintain the client’s quality of life and abilities
  • Maintain and update care activities and client status in clients’ notes and ensure completion of all documentation, while maintaining confidentiality

About you:

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action
  • No formal qualification necessary, however Certificate III Aged Care is an advantage
  • Evidence of regard for elderly people, experience in providing care for another person is an advantage
  • Basic knowledge of (or willingness to gain knowledge of) People living with dementia and their needs and a willingness to build relationships with people who have dementia
  • Hold a current drivers licence and safe driving record
  • Have empathy and compassion to the people we serve
  • Ability to work in a team environment and have a hands on and can do attitude

HammondCare offers its staff competitive salaries, excellent training & development opportunities, a supportive environment and a fabulous benefits program. For more info check out our website: www.hammond.com.au/careers.

A full Position Description is attached below.

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