Home Support Worker

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Harrison McMillan

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About Kalyra

Kalyra has been supporting South Australians for 130 years! We take pride in delivering outstanding service and care through Residential Aged Care, In-Home Support, Retirement Living and Affordable Housing. When you join Kalyra, you join a team that makes having a career in Aged Care fun, inspiring and rewarding – it’s different here!

What drives us? Our values – caring, commitment, strengths, community, enabling.

Role Overview 

As a Home Support Worker, your main responsibility is delivering personalized care and social support according to individual support plans. This includes assisting with daily activities while prioritizing the independence, privacy, and dignity of each customer. Engaging in social interactions and promoting autonomy contribute to their emotional well-being. Your role also involves observing, reporting changes, and maintaining clear communication with healthcare professionals and support networks. Emphasizing safety, professionalism, and adaptability to individual needs ensures a comprehensive and compassionate approach to home support.

About the Person 
Key attributes for this role include a solid understanding of the ageing process, the ability to empower older individuals by recognising their strengths, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Establishing and maintaining professional relationships, ensuring confidentiality, and respecting clients’ values are vital.

Apart from this we ask that you have the following:

  • Reliable vehicle and current drivers license
  • National Police Check or willingness to obtain one
  • 3 x COVID vaccinations
  • Influenza 2023 vaccination
  • Certificate III in Home and Community Care, Individual Support or Disability Support (Essential)
  • Current Senior First Aid certificate (Preferred)
  • Smart phone to access the mobile worker app

The benefits:

Joining the Kalyra team is not only fun and rewarding, it’s also a career and we can offer you:
•    Access to salary packaging options to increase your take home pay
•    Hands on orientation program with ongoing training and support
•    A values-based organisation with a welcoming and supportive culture
•    Opportunities to grow in your role and have the career you want to have!

If you have a genuine passion for working for a community and ensuring their well-being and daily lifestyle requirements are fulfilled, we welcome your interest and encourage you to get in touch with us.

For more information, please contact Harrison McMillan on [email protected]

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