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In Home Support Workers - Northern Sydney

Wesley Home Care & Disability

  • part-time positions, flexible hours available
  • multiple locations: North Sydney and Northern Beaches
  • looking for staff available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends
  • multiple positions to deliver in home services to both frail-aged people and people with a disability
  • learning and development opportunities

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the program

Wesley Home Care and Disability Services assists frail aged people and those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching supports in the community. We offer quality care, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social, physical and spiritual needs.

About the role

This is a great opportunity for anyone who genuinely wants to make a difference & is passionate about improving quality of life for our Aged Care and NDIS Clients. We provide person centered care and support that enables our clients to maintain their sense of independence and wellbeing in their own home.

Essential criteria

  • Certificate III in Individual Support Aged Care or Disability Care or willingness to obtain
  • previous experience working with frail aged people, younger people with disabilities and people with dementia and complex needs
  • experience in monitoring clients and reporting behavioural or health changes
  • experience with providing personal care, including the use of mobility aids
  • proficient communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment
  • understanding of WH&S issues and risk management for client home-based care and during transport of clients
  • comprehensively insured & registered Motor Vehicle and Current NSW driver’s licence

Desirable criteria

  • those speaking a second language are encouraged to apply

Remuneration

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SCHADS) Home Care Stream, Grade 3.

Additionally: Kilometre and travel time allowance, uniform allowance, paid training and meeting time and salary packaging opportunities are available (for permanent staff).

Closing date

Friday 7 February 2020, by 5pm.

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria, using the subject line ‘Support Worker’ to: SDM@wesleymission.org.au

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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