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Home Care Support Worker - Wollongong

Wellways Australia
  • Join a nationally recognised provider of mental health and disability services invested in helping people in our communities.
  • Exciting casual opportunities based in Wollongong NSW
  • $29.19 per hour + 10% Super + Salary Packaging Benefits + Leave Loading!

About Your Next Exciting Opportunity!

We are seeking a Home Care Support Worker to join our supportive team here at Wellways, this role will suit someone who enjoys interacting and supporting our participant with daily activities.

In this role you will work on the front line of our Consumer Directed Services, delivering a wide range of services to support participants activities of daily living such as personal care, domestic assistance, continence management, feeding and mobilising. This role requires you will work closely with the person to ensure their individual needs are met.

Home Care Support Workers are the front line of our Consumer Directed Services programs, providing consumers with the personalised support to assist our participants to live meaningful and fulfilling lives. Your varied day may include providing support with activities of daily living such as companionship, transport, shopping, meal preparation, domestic assistance and medication management. An essential element of your role is that you will actively contribute to the continuous improvement of care provided to participants.

The successful candidate preferably will be someone with flexible availability (highly desirable) and a commitment to providing a reliable and person-centred support to our participants.

About You

You're a passionate, empathetic, and caring individual who is looking to make an invaluable positive impact on the lives of others. You relish a challenge and new experience. You're calm, collected and resilient in the face of adversity and are looking to carry these qualities with you to the front line to start helping those in need. You are an independent, proactive thinker and worker but are also able to follow direction/s given by your managers and can work within a tight-knit team.

What do you need?

  • Certificate lll Mental Health, Disability, Aged Care or Home and Community Care (Desirable) or equivalent working or lived experience
  • A current valid Driver's License and a registered, insured vehicle
  • National Police Check (valid within the last 12 months)
  • Working with Children Check
  • Manual handling training is desirable
  • Rights to work in Australia
  • Willing to work flexible hours on a fortnightly roster
  • Availability and willingness to use personal smartphone
  • NDIS Workers Screening Check
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination (including booster if eligible) or valid medical exemption

About Wellways

As a Wellways employee you will be provided with ongoing support and development opportunities. Work within a friendly, supportive, and like-minded team sharing the same values and passion for working with people. You will also have access to employee benefits such as learning and development opportunities and access to our Employee Assistance Program.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Cabrini D'Arcy-Stewart on cdarcy@wellways.org using the subject line: Home Care Support Worker - Wollongong enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The health and safety of Wellways participants and employees is our highest priority and all Wellways roles are covered by directives that require mandatory COVID vaccinations. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of FULL COVID-19 vaccination (including booster if eligible) or valid medical exemption prior to commencement.

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply. Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.

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