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Greek Speaking Support Workers - Home Care

Uniting (NSW.ACT)

Uniting currently have multiple opportunities for permanent part time support workers to join our friendly and supportive Home and Community Care.

About us 

Uniting is a leading and growing not-for-profit organisation with a strategic vision to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice through its services.

About the role

In this role you will provide support to Uniting’s aged care clients and facilitate them to manage their day to day activities, enabling them to live independently and helping them reach their health and lifestyle goals.

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Build lasting relationships with a range of clients
  • Undertaking of domestic tasks including cooking and housework
  • Assist with personal care such as showering and toileting (if qualified)
  • Use Manual Handling techniques when visiting High Care clients (if qualified)
  • Provide transport to appointments and shopping enabling connection to their local community and throughout the inner west and eastern suburbs
  • Working with clients with dementia and communicating with the broader care team about client’s wellbeing

About you

Greek-speakers with an interest in aged care and willingness to drive their own vehicle are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bilingual Greek & English
  • Certificate III in Aged Care (desirable)
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Driver’s licence and comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Previous experience in ageing or community care an advantage

At Uniting, we welcome and celebrate everyone regardless of lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity and proudly create a safe and inclusive environment for our staff and our clients.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

We offer our staff:

  • Not for profit salary packaging entitlements
  • Paid travel time and reimbursement of Kms between consecutive services.
  • Hands on training, development and mentoring
  • A mobile phone
  • Long term career paths working alongside like-minded individuals
  • An organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and society

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which includes a National Police Check and Reference Checks

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