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Support Worker - Home Care

  • Shepparton, VIC, Australia, 3630
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Feb 12 2023
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Multiple permanent part time positions available working in the Echuca and surrounding areas
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers

About the role

As a Support Worker - Home Care your role will be to assist a diverse range of clients including aged and high needs clients with activities of daily living and providing support services such as domestic assistance, social support and respite and personal care at their homes and in the community. We are looking for qualified and unqualified Support Workers - Home Care in Echuca and surrounding areas. This is a rewarding role offering you with the flexibility to work your preferred hours. The current ordinary hours pay range is $23.62 to $25.76 per hour, with employees also having access to not-for-profit salary packaging.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support customers in activities of daily living in accordance with the care plan.
  • Promote customer choice, positive routines and activities ensuring they are meaningful to the customer as per Calvary Community Care’s Service Delivery Model.
  • Support customers to achieve their goals and make choices in partnership with other support networks.

What you bring 

  • A Certificate III in Aged Care, Home and Community Care, Disability or Individual Support (desirable but not essential)
  • Current and valid Driver’s Licence, insured and reliable motor vehicle and smart mobile phone
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with a customer service orientation
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage time
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check or able to obtain
  • Proficiency in use of technology such as smart  phones, email and internet
  • Capacity to embrace a role that is meaningful for the community and yourself
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation 

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including Influenza Vaccination
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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