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Community Care Worker - Warabrook NSW

Job title: Community Care Worker - Warabrook NSW
Contract type:
Location: NSW Newcastle
Reference: 3141982

Job description

Edmen are seeking Community Care Workers who have a passion for helping others. We have multiple opportunities for Community Care Workers in the Warabrook region and are looking for motivated and compassionate staff to join our team.

Duties and responsibilities can include;
  • Domestic duties such as cleaning and laundry
  • Transfer Support using a hoist
  • Grocery shopping, meal planning and safe food preparation
  • Capacity building, empowering customers to develop life skills in cooking, shopping, budgeting, finding and keeping a job
  • Supporting customers with community engagement and activities for improved social skills, interactions and relationships
  • Assistance with personal care (showering and toileting as required), grooming and hygiene; medication prompting and general self-care
  • Following a Care Plan 
Successful applicants will have :
  • Certificate III or above in a Community Services Discipline (Aged Care, Disability or Nursing)
  • Solid Experience in Manual Handling and Hoist transfers to Wheelchair
  • Solid Experience with Personal Care 
  • Their own comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Willingness to transport participants in own vehicle (Km’s will be reimbursed)
  • Current Australian Driver's licence
  • A current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Current National Police Check
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • A smart phone with internet access
  • Availability for a range of shift times - mornings, afternoons/evenings, weekends
Applicants who have experience supporting people with Congenital Spherocytosis, Freidrich's Ataxia and/or Cardiomyopathy will be highly regarded

If this sounds like something you can see yourself doing, apply now!

Please note that all applications are treated equally and shortlisted based on merit.
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