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Personal Care Worker - Blackett

Date: 23-Jul-2022

Location: Blackett, NSW, AU, 2770

Company: Australian Unity

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

Our Aboriginal Home care service program delivers culturally appropriate in-home support services to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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.


ABOUT YOUR NEW ROLE:

 

Your new role, as Personal Care Worker , will offer a Permanent Part-Time contract of up to 10 hrs per week, based with our customers and team in and around Blackett.

 

What does your new role look like?

  • Providing support to clients with domestic assistance duties such as cleaning, laundry and meal preparation
  • Assisting your clients with personal care support including, showering, toileting and feeding assistance
  • Providing company for your customers through social support and leisure outings
  • Helping with transportation for your clients to appointments, shopping and for social outings
  • Building and maintaining strong and effective relationships with clients and their families
  • Adherence to health and safety guidelines and policies to keep yourself and our clients safe


ABOUT YOU:
You may be already be working in the Aged Care sector and providing high level service and support to your residents or customers or thinking about a career move back to our sector.

If you are also working in or have experience delivering personal care services to customers in other areas of Health Services, including Disability Services, we would also love to hear from you.

  • Previous experience working in a customer-centric role and industry
  • You will have 12 months experience working in Aged Care in a Care role, including personal care
  • Certificate III qualification in Aged Care or Individual Support will be highly regarded
  • Flexibility to work rosters between Monday to Friday
  • A current Australian Driver’s License and your own reliable, comprehensively insured vehicle 


WHY JOIN US:
Australian Unity employees enjoy an enviable range of benefits, including but not limited to the following:
 

  • Permanent contracts – due to our customer portfolio and demand for our services, we can offer contract levels not seen in our sector previously.  We believe our employees deserve to have their employment and income secure and stable.
  • Yearly Paid Community Day and Wellbeing Leave days
  • NAIDOC Leave
  • Competitive Remuneration PLUS Flex Up Hours as available
  • Permanent Employment enabling you to enjoy secure guaranteed hours and income
  • Attractive KM travel allowance
  • An amazingly well supported 2-4-week induction program to set you up for success from the start
  • Supported learning and development program – a Career and not just a Job
  • Worlds first Healing Minds emotional wellbeing coaching support


WHAT MAKES US, US?

  • We align to our Values of being Warm, Bold and Honest, both with each other and with our customers
  • We’re all about lifelong learning
  • We’re all about supporting your wellbeing
  • We take care of our people, they take care of our customers
  • We’re all about making a bigger difference together


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.

At Australian Unity the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing.
 

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