Support Worker

Company Info

Southern Cross Austereo
Australia

Company Profile

Support Worker

Job ID: 11202
Job Views: 17
Location: Bunbury
Post Code: 6230
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted: 10/05/2024

Description:

At Southern Cross Care (WA) we help people live extraordinary lives every day, connected to communities. As a provider delivering care, support and accommodation for West Australians in greatest need, our purpose is clear, and our passion is strong.

Southern Cross Care (WA) is a place where you can have an extraordinary impact, make an extraordinary difference, and be appreciated for extraordinary contributions.

We hope you will join us and become one of the people who make Southern Cross Care (WA) an extraordinary place to be.

Job Requirements:

About the role and where you will be working:

*This position requires a personal vehicle that can be used for work purposes*

We’re looking for Aged Care Support Workers across Busselton/Bunbury. We are looking for candidates who have at least 3-5 days a week availability with a bubbly and approachable attitude.

You'll need to be comfortable spending a fair amount of your day out on the road, driving in between clients' homes.

As a valued team member, you’ll be part of a broader group that provides quality & person-focused care in people’s homes. We’re proud to offer tailored services and make the time we spend with clients as valuable as possible. If you join us, you'll be helping us enable them to live at home safely & comfortably for as long as possible!

 

We’ll also be asking you to:-

  • Assist with daily living activities – personal care, medication monitoring, meal preparation, shopping & social support, cleaning.
  • Regularly liaise with our Care Coordinators to provide updates on client care needs.
  • Carefully follow client care plans, and log activities via smartphone.
  • Develop trust and maintain positive rapport with our clients & their families.

 

About you:

You’re comfortable working on your own, and more importantly, care about our clients as much as we do.

You may already have experience in aged or community care, and love what you do. Perhaps you have experience taking care of a family member / friend, and would like to start a career in home care.

Building relationships with people comes naturally, and you know that good Support Workers can make such a difference in the quality of someone's life.

To be considered for this role, you’ll need:

  • Initiative and the ability to effectively prioritise & multi task.
  • Great interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn & use new software for record keeping.
  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Advantageous to have studied Certs in Aged Care or Individual Support or Community Services or equivalent
  • Advantageous to have Manual Handling and/or Medication Administration certificates
  • Valid Drivers Licence & Reliable Roadworthy Vehicle

 

Working with us:

At Southern Cross Care (WA), we are committed to being an employer of choice. As well as providing a positive and supportive environment, we also offer the following benefits:

  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options of up to $15,900 for general living expenses and $2,650 for entertainment benefits.
  • Corporate Health Insurance with HBF
  • Free employee assistance program
  • A diverse range of services which allows professional development and growth
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual leave starting at 4 weeks (full time)
  • Carers/personal leave
  • Service Awards for long standing employees
  • Flexible working environment

How to Apply:

How to apply:

To express your interest, please apply with an up-to-date resume, and a cover letter outlining your experience / suitability.

Kindly note, if your application progresses to an interview, we’ll be asking for:

  • National Police Clearance - current within 6 months (or evidence of application)
  • Immunisation record (Flu & COVID19)
  • A completed pre-employment health questionnaire
  • Qualifications

 

About us:

Established over 50 years ago, Southern Cross Care (WA) is a purpose-driven, not-for-profit organisation contributing to social, health and economic development in WA. We do this by enabling the delivery of integrated services in our community for the increasingly complex health, care and accommodation needs of our aging population and those living with mental illness.

Our dedicated and passionate team of around 900 employees and 130 volunteers, deliver care and services to over 3000 West Australians across our residential, retirement village, mental health, community housing and home care portfolio.

Our promise to our clients, residents and each other is to enable extraordinary because we;

Listen, ActDo not give up, Work as one.

Southern Plus and Southern Cross Housing Ltd. are part of the Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. Group.

Southern Cross Care (WA) is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We also acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work.

For more information on the services, we provide visit: scrosswa.org.au

Apply Online     or share this:
Drop files here browse files ...