Care Worker

jobs available aged care

Uniting Communities Incorporated

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Due to ongoing growth and increased staff needs in the Southern Adelaide Suburbs, we are seeking Qualified Home & Community Aged Care Workers with outstanding customer service skills to support our aged care customers living independently in their own homes. Your ability to show enthusiasm, positivity, and empathy as you work with our customers and their families is essential to our service. To achieve exceptional outcomes for our customers you will need to be able to work autonomously be resourceful, have a natural ability to build strong relationships, as well as problem solve. Situations can change quickly, and no two days are the same.

Must have:

A current driver’s licence.

Your own registered, insured Vehicle.

A Roadworthy vehicle is mandatory for this role.

Some duties include but are not limited to:

  • Personal care (Assisting with dressing, showering, and grooming)
  • Medication assistance
  • Planning and prepare meals.
  • Transport customers on social outings & helping with shopping.
  • Assist with light domestic duties (Vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning bathrooms
  • Contribute to support plans to ensure they fit customers’ needs.

Skills & Experience

  • A passion for looking after and caring for people.
  • The willingness to learn new skills on the job and through training.
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Certificate III in Individual Support/Community Services or Bachelor/Master of Social Work or equivalent
  • Previous experience in aged care and or community care is advantageous but not essential.

About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage, and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services.

About the Benefits 

  • In addition to your salary, you can potentially package up to $15,900 per year pre-tax and additionally a $2,650 Meals and Entertainment card.
  • To see how this could potentially benefit your take home pay, visit our salary packaging provider, Access Pay
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Early Intervention Physio Program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

Check out our additional benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

Your Application

To Apply, please submit a Resume and Cover letter!

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice. Current application closing date is Friday the 17th of May.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks

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