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Home Care Worker


Employer: Life Without Barriers
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Darwin

Job posted on: 10 September, 2019.
Applications close: 15 September, 2019. (Expired)

  • Level 2

About the organisation:

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees 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:

This role works to actively support the individual needs of frail, aged and people with a disability who access Life Without Barriers Home and Community care Services. HACC Support Workers work as a team to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with clients in a positive and proactive environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide quality direct support to clients in line with their support needs, the program they are accessing and all support plans including their Care Plan
  • Increase the client’s skills, independence personal growth and development through provision of active support
  • Keep accurate and timely records and ensure that appropriate records are updated and maintained
  • Assist the client with showering, bathing, eating and any personal care needs
  • Undertake domestic duties such as cleaning, washing cooking
  • Assist client with community access as identified on the clients care plan

Skills & experience:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care or Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
  • Current unrestricted drivers licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Current, or willingness to undertake, Food Handlers Certificate
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs of clients
  • Experience in providing personal care or domestic support and assistance to clients
  • Good communication skills

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:

  • Casual positions available
  • Work with one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations
  • On going training and development 

 

How to apply for this job

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