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Support Worker Aged Care - Southern region

Life Without Barriers (National)

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

Life Without Barriers supports our ageing community to remain living independently within their own home.  Home Care Workers at Life Without Barriers work as a team to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with clients in a positive and proactive environment.

We are looking to employ values-based staff to actively support aged clients to remain living independently at home through the provision of personal care, domestic assistance and social support services.

We offer permanent part time positions with ongoing development, regular supervision and future career opportunities. The roles involve daytime shifts between 8.00am and 19.00pm and some weekend shift in Adelaide's Southern Region.

**Please be aware that you will be working in client's homes. This will NOT be facility work. You will also be required to have your own car and travel between client homes in your local area. (Kilometres between clients reimbursed on a fortnightly basis)**

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist clients to maintain a clean home environment by completing basic domestic chores. 
  • Support clients in attending social activities and appointments.
  • Assist the client with showering, bathing, eating, grooming and any personal care needs.
  • Establish a rapport and collaborate effectively with clients and their families or carers.
  • Attend, participate and contribute to all team meetings and supervision meetings.
  • Maintain and update professional skills by actively participating in training opportunities.
  • Administer basic first aid as required.

Skills & Experience 

  • Certificate III in Individual Support in Home and Community Care, Aged Care or similar.
  • A current unrestricted drivers’ licence.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs of clients

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

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses

How to Apply

Include your resume and cover letter combined in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts.

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au using the subject line: Support Worker Aged Care - Southern region enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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