- Job posted on: 24th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
In October 2020 Deaf Services Limited and the Deaf Society merged to form Australia’s largest whole-of-life service provider for the Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing communities.
With shared history, vision and strengths, as well as over 200 years of proven community support, Deaf Services and the Deaf Society stands with the Deaf community - delivering services across the east coast as well as Auslan interpreting and advocacy nationally.
This is an exciting time for the organisation as we drastically increase our scope and enter a period of dynamic growth.
Support Worker - Living Well and Ageing Well - ACT
Ageing Well provides support to the Deaf and hard of hearing community for clients 65 yrs and over to maintain an independent lifestyle in their own homes. Our Ageing Well team provides a range of in-home care, support and services to achieve client goals and aspirations. Our team culture is positive and respectful with a focus on supporting each other to deliver high quality services to clients in a compassionate and caring way. As an Ageing Well Support Worker, you will be an integral part of a team that prides itself on delivering quality care and achieving outcomes for clients in line with the Aged Care Quality Standards.
Ageing Well currently has a vacancy for a dedicated permanent part-time support worker in ACT who is committed to providing high quality care to the elderly across a range of in home care services. Hours vary from Monday to Friday with occasional weekend or after hours work. The role would suit a person experienced in working with the elderly providing person centred care including meal preparation, cleaning and shopping with clients as well as supporting clients to engage in community life.
Capacity to communicate with clients in Auslan will be highly regarded. A willingness to learn Auslan is essential.
To be successful in this role you will need:
As a not-for-profit, Deaf Services offers a range of benefits including salary packaging, reduced taxable income and membership to Team Advantage, our staff benefits program.
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Support Worker - Disability and Aged Care enquiry via EthicalJobs or phone: 02 8833 3600.
Applications close when the position has been filled.
Deaf Services and The Deaf Society are equal opportunity employers.