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The Salvation Army
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 12 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 01 Dec 2019 (expired)
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Home Care Worker

The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 12 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 01 Dec 2019 (expired)

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

About the organisation:

The Salvation Army (TSA) Aged Care currently operates 2000 residential care places across 20 residential aged care facilities, seven retirement villages and a broad range of Community Care services to support people to remain in their own homes as they age. As a leading faith based organisation, we take a person centred approach to care and are committed to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of each of our care recipients. At The Salvation Army we have a heart for people - a deep and powerful need to care for others. Our Better Practice and other international awards are a testament to the importance we place on providing the best care.

We are seeking a dedicated and professional Home Care Employees for our Community Care operations.

About the role:

We have work available around Melbourne in the role of Home Care Employee, you will build strong, positive relationships with our customers and be responsible for the delivery of services as per the Support Plan, such as; personal care and assistance. The role is to deliver services with compassion, integrity and dignity.

Duties of the role include, but are not limited to: domestic assistance, shopping, meal preparation, personal care, mobility assistance, medication assistance, and transport. It includes encouraging and supporting the client to be involved in care/service delivery for maintenance of independence.

About you:

An ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care and current First Aid Certificate
  • Understanding of working with clients who live in their own homes in the community
  • Understanding of WHS and infection control principles
  • A current unrestricted drivers license and access to own car for work
  • Computer literacy and experience with documentation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts
  • Ability to work in a team environment

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