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Home Care Packages Community Carer - Ringwood / Dandenong / Bendigo

Vision Australia
  • Casual Opportunity With a Leading Not For Profit Organisation
  • Flexible Hours (approximately 10-15 hours per week)
  • Reimbursement for client related travel provided

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life. One of the ways we do this is by providing home care package services to our clients.

Responsibilities:

As a Home Care Packages Community Carer at Vision Australia you will:

  • Assisting consumers with domestic tasks such as laundry, ironing, meal preparation, vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, dusting, bed linen changes, bath, toilet and shower cleaning and reaching up to cupboards
  • Assisting consumers with shopping, paying accounts, monitoring consumers safety and well-being, transferring consumers from chair to bed/chair and supporting consumers when unstable with mobility
  • Complying with the Care Workers Manual
  • Working with the Team Leader in ensuring the client’s services are being delivered correctly and in accordance with their wishes

Requirements:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care, or the willingness to undertake studies to achieve this minimum
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate or current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate, or the willingness to undertake studies to achieve this minimum
  • Able to travel independently
  • A commitment to supporting elderly people in their home
  • Prior experience of working with people who have dementia (desirable not essential)

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Flexible hours and days
  • Training in blindness and low vision to support clients
  • Strong team connection
  • Friendly values based working environment

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

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