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Home Care Support Worker | Ballarat

Date: 21-May-2022

Location: Ballarat, VIC, AU, 3350

Company: Australian Unity

 

As Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company we are dedicated to helping people thrive. We put our people first, customers, clients, partners and communities.

 

Our home care services deliver in-home support services to aging clients to help them live independently, supported and empowered, within their own homes and communities.

 

In these unprecedented times, we must do what we do best: We connect. We Respect. We make it possible.

 

 

We are currently looking for qualified Home care support workers and Domestic services assistants to join our team on a permanent part time basis. We are looking for suitable local candidates within the Ballarat area.

 

Why join us?

 

  • Yearly paid Community Day
  • Flexible work options - We believe in a work life balance and flexibility that allows people to Thrive at work
  • Flex-Up hours available 
  • Supported learning and development program - a Career and not just a Job

 

 

About the role

 

Our home care support workers:

 

  • Provide support to clients with domestic assistance duties such as cleaning, laundry and meal preparation
  • Assist our clients with personal care support including showering, toileting and meals assistance
  • Provide assistance with transportation for your clients to appointments / shopping and leisure outings
  • Build and maintain strong and effective relationships with clients and their families
  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines and policies to keep yourself and our clients safe

 

 

 About you: 

 

  • Previous experience within aged care or community services will be a plus but not mandatory.
  • Certificate 3 or 4 in aged care or individual support is highly regarded
  • Flexibility to work varied rosters
  • A current Australian Driver’s License and access to a reliable, comprehensively insured vehicle 
  • Basic knowledge in using computers, emails and Smart phone
  • Good Monday to Friday and some weekend availability is required.
  • A warm, compassionate and reliable team member

 

 

What makes us, us?

 

  • We are all about lifelong learning 
  • We are all about supporting your wellbeing
  • We take care of people, they take care of our customers 
  • We are all about making a bigger difference together 

 

A career within our Home Care sector can provide an exciting pathway for people experienced in Aged / In Home Care or transitioning in these unprecedented times.

 

We are here to make a difference every day, small things, big things and everything in between. We encourage you to join our team in this meaningful journey and make a difference in your local community.

 

If you want to join a team which makes a real difference within an essential service, apply today!

 

Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-plan

 

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, customers and community, Australian Unity requires that all employees and contractors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by no later than 31 December 2021 as a condition of entry of any Australian Unity workplace. In order to progress your application, you will need to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status, proof of booking for the COVID-19 vaccination, or medical exemption certificate from a registered medical practitioner. Thank you for your understanding.