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Community Care Workers

Employer: SydWest Multicultural Services
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work, Disability Services, Multiculturalism & Diversity
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 13 February, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Western Sydney Locations
  • Multiple Casual positions available
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts
  • Job Satisfaction – improving the quality of life for our clients

SydWest Multicultural Services have opportunities for Community Care Workers to join their Aged Care and Disability Services team who provide home care services throughout Western Sydney.

This position operates as a member of SydWest Multicultural Services Remote Community Home Care Team. Our Community Care Workers provide a range of basic to complex support services to eligible clients living in the community setting who would otherwise be at risk of premature or inappropriate long-term residential care; our clients include older frail people and younger people with moderate to severe disabilities.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Providing the very best care and support to clients in line with their personalised care plans.
  • Providing personal care for our clients, including bathing, dressing and grooming
  • Home respite
  • Undertake domestic duties which includes light housework, laundry assistance and meal preparation
  • Provide support duties such as shopping, transport etc.
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living
  • Social Support
  • Working as part of the care team, using a holistic approach, to look at every aspect of our residents' care.

Essential Criteria 

  • Bilingual - Fluency in Arabic, Farsi, Persian, Croatian, Serbian, Hindi, Greek, Mandarin & Cantonese is desirable
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in the Aged Care and or Disability Sector
  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or Disabilities
  • Minimum P2 Driver’s license and access to a fully registered and comprehensively insured motor vehicle;
  • Access to personal Smart Phone & Internet Access
  • Proficient use of electronic technology including smart phones, email and internet;
  • Must be available a minimum 3 days per week between Monday - Friday & be flexible to work a variety of shifts
  • Current First Aid Certificate;
  • Australian National Police check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to engage effectively with a broad audience
  • Ability to work autonomously supporting clients living within their own homes
  • An awareness of relevant industry standards

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a current National Police Check clearance and satisfactory Working with Children’s Check prior to confirmation of appointment to the position. 

SydWest MS adheres to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity, workplace health and safety and is a child safe organisation.

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