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Community Care Workers - Figtree

Job title: Community Care Workers - Figtree
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Location: NSW Wollongong
Reference: 3157371

Job description

Community Care Workers - Figtree

We are looking for people who have a passion for helping others. We have multiple opportunities for Community Care Workers in the Wollongong area, and are looking for motivated and compassionate staff to join our team.
We have a variety of participants requiring assistance within their own home and out in the community, and your role will focus on supporting people to be the best they can be. 
Duties and responsibilities can include:
  • Transport and community access assistance to the supermarket, work or appointments
  • Domestic duties such as cleaning and laundry
  • 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 manual handling, personal care (showering and toileting as required), grooming and hygiene; medication prompting and general self-care
Successful applicants will have (or be willing to obtain):
  1. Qualifications and/or experience in Disabilities, Aged Care, AIN or Nursing
  2. Confident and comfortable with personal care and manual handling duties
  3. Their own comprehensively insured vehicle
  4. Willingness to transport participants in own vehicle (Km’s will be reimbursed)
  5. Current Driver's Licence
  6. Current First Aid certificate
  7. Current National Police Check
  8. Current Working with Children's Check
  9. A smart phone with internet access
  10. Recent and contactable references
  11. Availability for a range of shift times - mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends
What makes you a great Community Care Worker?
  • You’re flexible and reliable, you show initiative and take pride in your work
  • You’re supportive, understanding and have a caring nature
  • You’re committed to the rights of people with a disability
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You’re able to perform domestic duties efficiently  
If this sounds like something you can see yourself doing, apply now!

Please be advised that these are casual positions and the minimum shift is two hours, however multiple shifts per day and ongoing shift opportunities may be available. 
Please note that all applications are treated equally and shortlisted based on merit.

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