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Reference Number 10448
Position Title Support Workers - ACT (Casual)
Employment Type Casual
State Australian Capital Territory
Region Canberra
Program Home Care Packages
Location ACT
Hours 30
Position Summary

What’s important to you?

  • Multiple positions available in ACT
  • A competitive salary offering with salary packaging options (Reduce your taxable income); 
  • Work with an organisation that values the individual;
  • Free Opportunities for learning and development through our L&D system; 

About us

annecto - the people network is an independent, not for profit association committed to increasing opportunities and choices for people with a disability, older persons and their carers.

About the Role 

Currently, we are seeking highly enthusiastic and experienced support workers to assist with supporting participants. The aim is to ensure that our recipients can participate meaningfully in their family and community life. 

What we need from you:

  • Availability for shifts
  • A strong desire to provide quality client service and the ability to make that connection so that you are welcomed you into their home;
  • Flexibility and ability to be adaptive;
  • Ability to provide assistance with housework including preparation of meals;
  • Highly professional and able to act in a compassionate, non-judgmental manner;
  • Current police check less than 3 months old or willingness to undertake one with annecto;
  • Current First Aid (with 6 months to run) and CPR Qualifications (with 3 months to run) or willingness to complete prior to employment;
  • Current driver's license and own transport vehicle with comprehensive insurance.

What would be great to have:

  • Similar experience in a similar organisation. 
  • A relevant qualification. 

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter outlining relevant skills, experience, qualifications and motivations for applying for the position.

Applications close on 27th October 2020

You should be eligible to work in Australia.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples are highly encouraged to apply.
annecto is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, DWES Check and Disqualified Carer check, where necessary and abide by our Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a Working with Vulnerable People card?
Essential: Do you have a Current First Aid Certificate with at least 6 months left on it and if not are you willing to obtain one?
Essential: Do you have a Current CPR Certificate with at least 3 months left on it and if not are you willing to obtain one?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid Australian Driver's Licence?
Essential: Do you have a registered car with comprehensive insurance?
Essential: Do you speak and understand any languages other than English? If yes, what are they?
Essential: Is it okay if it takes a few months to increase your hours? Are you willing to do 1-2 hour shifts or a series of short shifts?
Essential: What are your hobbies? Please provide 3 answers.
Contact Person Beth Wurcker
Contact Number (04) 8160 3480
Closing Date 27/10/2020
Position Description
Support Worker PD 17.10.2019.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.