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Support Workers - Hunter

Uniting (NSW.ACT)

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We currently have multiple opportunities for permanent and casual support workers to join our Home and Community Care team in our Newcastle / Lake Macquarie / Singleton / Cessnock / Salamander Bay areas. We have services that run from 7am-7pm Mon-Sun.

With a focus on supporting our clients to stay independent in their own homes for as long as possible, duties and responsibilities can include:

  • Help at around the home: Assisting with housekeeping, grocery shopping and meal preparation
  • Personal Care: Help with showering and getting dressed
  • Transport: Getting to appointments or going on shopping trips
  • Social and wellbeing: Encourage social connectedness through conversation, outings and Healthy Living for Seniors activities

Qualifications and experience:

  • Certificate III/IV in Aged Care or Individual Support or equivalent qualifications
  • Similar experience providing client centred care (desirable)
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Driver’s licence and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Medication Administration/Assist  certificate

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 staff and clients.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Further to this we offer:

  • Join an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the community
  • Hands on training, development and mentoring with a leading provider
  • Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $16,000 per year (pro-rata)
  • Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata)
  • Paid travel time and reimbursement of kilometres

Shortlisting will be completed in February 2021 and all candidates will be contacted with an outcome. 

Successful candidates will be invited to an assessment centre held on Tuesday 16th of February.

Click Apply below to start your application.

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