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Support Worker - Respite Cottages - Wangaratta / Wodonga

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Casual hours
  • Wangaratta and Wodonga location 

About the opportunity

The Respite Cottages provide carers with a break while providing access for the person they care for to be supported overnight in the cottages and enjoy group activities and outings. The cottage respite is available to older people and adults with a disability. This position will support the clients to participate and engage in the cottage respite activities and be supported in their personal care needs.

A position description can be found here.

About you

To be successful in this role you will hold equivalent to VET Certificate III in relevant studies, or equivalent knowledge and experience.

Ideally you will have experience working with older people and people with a disability and/or experience working with dementia specific clients or have dementia specific training.

The following qualifications are required:

  • Food Safety Level 1
  • First Aid Level 2
  • Administration of Medication

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

For more information visit us: www.vt.uniting.org.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

How to apply

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