Careers at Communify
In Home Support Worker

Location:
Ashgrove  
Employment Type:
CA - Casual  
Department:
In Home Support and Packaged Care
Salary:
Travel allowance in addition to wage
Supporting Documentation:

 

Our Home Care Support team is highly respected and well established in the community providing both government funded and packed services throughout the northern suburbs of Brisbane.

We provide tailored assistance with ‘every day’ life, helping our clients live as independently as possible. This could involve:

  • Assisting client with personal care: showering, dressing, grooming, toileting and continence care

  • Providing domestic assistance: cooking, household cleaning, laundry and ironing tasks

  • Social support: grocery shopping, socialising,

  • Medication assistance and transport to access community and medical appointments

  • Dementia and Respite Services

  • For experienced and qualified carers, opportunities are also available providing complex care to clients which high level needs across Aged and Disability support.

To be successful in this role we require availability between Monday and Friday 6am to 8pm and there are options for weekend, overnight work.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Cert III or IV in Aged Care, Home and Community care, Individual Support or Disability essential

  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable

  • Own reliable vehicle

  • comprehensive insurance is recommended

  • Clean, Qld Drivers Licence

  • Commitment to undergo a criminal history check

  • Current First Aid Certificate

  • Physically capable of meeting the requirements of the role

  • Completion of “Assist with Medication” unit (or willingness to obtain)

  • Evidence of eligibility and right to work in Australia

  • The capacity to work flexible hours on a roster system (incl. weekends, late nights, overnight and early mornings)

What we offer you

  • Casual employment contract and above award rates

  • Regular clients and ongoing services

  • Access to professional development

  • The opportunity to work for a highly respected community based organisation who values their employee’s professional contribution and personal well-being

 “I am rewarded every day, by going home and knowing that I have made a difference in someone’s home and community life” Mary, Home Care Support Worker

About Communify Qld

Communify offers a range of services that support frail aged, people with a disability and their carers, enabling them to remain living independently and connected to their community. For nearly forty years Communify has been connecting with people though every part of life’s journey. Our mission, values and vision are:

Our Mission: To strengthen the community’s capacity by responding to the diverse needs and interests of all its members

Our Values

Integrity: We are committed to a culture of honesty, accountability, transparency and justice

We are:

Passionate- We are determined to actions that improve the quality of life and a sense of belonging

Inclusive- We advocate for inclusive communities that support participation and access

Creative- We are committed to new ways of supporting and engaging

Collaborative- We embrace opportunities to build alliances that strengthen our capacity

Our Vision: A unified, supportive community

 To apply for this role you need to copy and paste the following web address https://communify.org.au/work-with-us/ AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS TO APPLY THROUGH COMMUNIFY'S WEBSITE ONLY