Aged Care Home & Community Assistant (Female). Casual Ė Townsville & Surrounds

Life Without Barriers

Location
QLD: Townsville & Northern QLD
Reference #
503696
Closing Date
18-09-2024
Vacancy Type

 

At Life Without Barriers we consider gender a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, and so we ask that only Female applicants apply.

 

About the Organisation

Enhance the lives of older Australians by joining the Life Without Barriers team. Guided by every client’s individual needs and interests, our personalised in-home Aged Care services focus on empowering every person to maintain their home comforts, health, and connections within their community.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.


About the Role

As a Home Care Worker, you will be providing personalised home care support to older Australians residing around Townsville and surrounding suburbs, supporting them to remain living independently in their home. This is a casual opportunity, these hours will be between 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday with no evening or sleepover shifts. You will joining one of Australia’s leading social purpose providers with a dedicated leadership team to support you.

This is a great opportunity for someone that is considering a change and looking to make a positive impact in their community.


Key Responsibilities

  • Build positive relationships with clients
  • Domestic assistance such as:
    • meal preparation
    • light cleaning
    • assisting with paying bills
    • assisting with organising appointments

  
Skills & Experience

  • Passionate about making a positive impact in our ageing community
  • An Australian Driver¬ís Licence and ownership of a registered vehicle
  • Willingness to travel between clients homes
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate (must be obtained prior to employment)

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including but not limited to a National Criminal History Record Check.

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a minimum of two (2) doses or hold a valid medical exemption certificate, in accordance with Life Without Barriers Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.


Benefits

  • Work independently whilst supported by a dedicated leadership team
  • Simple and easy to use technology to record your timesheets and kilometres
  • Supported career development with opportunities to learn and take on new challenges
  • Frameworks and policies in place providing you with clear guidelines and support
  • Casual hourly rate from $36.17 + Super + 92 cents per kilometre
  • Receive up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through salary packaging benefits which means more money in your pocket
  • Development and progression opportunities nationally


How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ¬ĎApply¬í and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Monica Saigi at recruitment@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on Monday the 5th of July 2024.    

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications are continuously reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

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