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Reference Number 10435
Position Title Aged Care and Disability Support Workers- SEMR
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Casual
State Victoria
Region South Eastern Metropolitan Region
Program Home Care Packages
Location Ringwood , Melbourne - Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Hours 15
Position Summary

Aged Care & Disability Support workers - South Eastern Metropolitan Region

( Mornington, Rosebud, Carrum downs, Seaford, Beaumaris, Pakenham, Warragul, Doncaster, Templestowe, Kew)

Do you enjoy supporting and working with clients with disabilities or in the Aged care sector? We have opportunities for skilled and professional Support Workers to join our organisation in various locations.

What’s important to you?

  • Work with an organisation that values the individual;
  • A competitive salary
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Southern and Eastern regions of Melbourne
  • Multiple Casual and part-time positions available

About us 

annecto - is an independent, not for profit association with community contacts across Australia. Our clients include people with disabilities, older people, families and carers.  We connect and build relationships with other stakeholders to help people define their own goals and realise their full potential and achieve what’s important to them.

About the Role 

Support Workers are at the forefront of delivering quality care services in accordance with client's individual care plans. As a support worker, you will undertake a variety of tasks to support clients to live their lives their way and help them remain in their own homes. These tasks can include domestic assistance, facilitating meal times, client movement and transport, personal hygiene assistance, communication support, assistance with recreational activities and high-needs personal care.

What you could be doing:

  • Provide assistance with housework and other areas of daily living including preparation of meals;
  • Provide quality personal care assistance such as showering and dressing;
  • Assist clients to access community facilities or appointments;
  • Provide carers with general respite;
  • Support clients with shopping and other daily activities.

What we need from you:

  • Minimum availability of 3 days a week;
  • Previous experience working and supporting clients with disabilities;
  • 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;
  • Highly professional and able to act in a compassionate, non-judgemental 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 6 months to run) or willingness to update;
  • Current driver’s license and own transport vehicle with insurance;

What would be great to have:

  • Knowledge and experience in a similar industry or position 
  • Fluency in an second language ( Greek, or Vietnamese)
  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Disability Care or higher;
  • Completed the online NDIS worker orientation module- Quality Safety & You

Shortlisting will commence as soon as applications are received. 

You should be eligible to work in Australia.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island 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, 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 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 Drivers License?
Essential: Are you willing to provide personal care (showering) to the people we support? Do you have experience providing personal care to people with a disability and/or older people?
Desirable: What languages do you speak/understand well?
Desirable: Do you have a Certificate III or above in Individual Support, Aged Care, HACC, Disability or a similar qualification?
Contact Person Kiran Khan
Contact Number (03) 9687 0122
Closing Date 27/09/2020
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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.