Home Care Employee – Tamworth and Gunnedah

  • TamworthTamworth/Gunnedah
  • Casual
  • 15 February, 2021

ABOUT THE ROLE

An exciting opportunity has become available for multiple Home Care Employee’s to join the Community Care teams in Tamworth and Gunnedah on a casual basis. If you are passionate about contributing to the improvement of quality of life of the elderly and people with a disability and would like to work with a professional organisation that recognises the contribution of staff through education and support programs then this position is for you.

YOUR DUTIES

  • Provide personal care and hospitality services to meet the needs of clients, such as showering, dressing, assistance with meals, cleaning and tidying, laundry and preparation of light meals and snacks.
  • Provide social assistance to meet the needs of clients such as shopping, attendance at client appointments, and running errands for clients.
  • Support the Community Care team to provide services to clients by following the Care Plan.
  • Be a champion for client rights and the creation of a culture where clients are respected as individuals and reporting and addressing of client related concerns is supported

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Experience in the provision of community-based services to older people and/or clients with a disability
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • A commitment to care of older people  and people with disabilities, with an emphasis on maximizing their independence
  • Certificate III Assistant in Nursing, in Aged Care or Community Care or working towards same
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Third Party Insured vehicle
  • The right to work in Australia
  • In accordance with government requirements, all employees joining Whiddon are required to have the influenza vaccination. Some exemptions apply based on specific medical grounds

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

Please refer to our Hiring Policies for further detail.