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Reference Number 10316
Position Title Casual Support Workers - Ballarat/Bacchus Marsh
Employment Type Casual
State Victoria
Region Northern Metropolitan Region
Program Commonwealth Home Support Program
Location Bacchus Marsh , VIC
Hours 30
Position Summary

 Casual Support Workers - Ballarat and Bacchus Marsh

annecto is a not for profit social purpose organisation, that is all about what's important to people. We are growing our team of Support Workers in Victoria's Ballarat and Bacchus Marsh Regions to work in the Community providing in home support.  We value diversity and we need people like you.


About the Role 
Support Workers are at the forefront delivering quality care services in accordance with the needs of the clients.  As a support worker you will undertake a variety of tasks to support clients to continue living at home and accessing their community. Support can be either in the home or in the community.

What you could be doing

In home:

  • Assist with personal care tasks such as showering and dressing
  • Provide assistance with housework, such as light vacuuming, dusting and mopping of wet areas
  • Preparing a meal
  • Companionship

In the Community:

  • Transport to access their local community to shop or meet up with friends
  • Escort to medical and allied health appointments
  • Some manual handling with aids

 What we need from you:

  • A strong desire to help people to remain at home and connected to their community
  • A professional outlook and ability to act in a compassionate, non-judgemental manner
  • A minimum of 3 days per week (not weekends) Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Disability Care or higher, or currently studying towards
  • A police check that was completed within the last 6 months First Aid completed within the last 6 months
  • Current CPR qualifications with at least 3 months until expiry and First Aid with at least 12 months untl expiry
  • Current driver's license and own reliable vehicle

If you speak a community language such as Italian, Greek, Arabic or Vietnamese that would be wonderful but not essential.

Culture 

As we grow as an organisation, our purpose is to stay connected to what people want in their lives. We aim to stay grounded in what we do best, connecting our clients to the right people, so they get what they want out of life. We work within communities to listen to peoples stories, and focus on their strengths and potential. We see the same for our employees and as such you will be welcomed with the utmost respect and support to get you started.

Benefits

  • Achieve that work/life balance
  • A competitive salary
  • Work with an organisation that values the individual
  • Develop your career with a growing organisation
  • Ongoing supervision and training

You should be eligible to work in Australia.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are 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 where necessary, and abide by our Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct.

Selection Criteria Essential: Experience in supporting older Australians to continue residing at home
Essential: Are you available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week between Monday to Friday, between 7am to 7pm?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid Australian Drivers License and happy to drive between 15 minutes to 30 minutes for a shift?
Essential: Do you have a Current First Aid Certificate with at least 12 months before expiry and CPR with at least 3 months until expiry? If not are you willing to obtain one before commencing employment?
Contact Person Despina Kavnoudias
Contact Number (03) 9386 5686
Closing Date 01/12/2019
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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.