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In-home Support Workers


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

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

  • Casual role
  • Work close to home and hours that suit your lifestyle
  • Help people in the community maintain their independence
  • Join an iconic organisation

Your future workplace

Since 1982 Sacred Heart Mission has been proactively supporting people in our community to find shelter, food and care. We recognise everybody is unique and provide tailored services every day of the year to people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage.

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 Darebin, Moreland, Whittlesea, Casey and the Greater Dandenong area.

We are 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)

If you have a relevant qualification e.g. Certificate III in Aged Care we may have additional shifts available to you.

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.

Look forward to

  • Salary packaging expenses like your rent, holiday accommodation and dining out: up to $15,990 pre-tax
  • Convenience: work close to home
  • Flexibility: multiple day-time shifts available to suit your lifestyle

Ending your day knowing you’ve contributed to something truly worthwhile.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

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