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February

In Home Personal Care Assistant/ Pca/ Support Worker

Absolute Care & Health - Geelong, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are currently recruiting for multiple caregivers/personal care assistants to provide in-home care services for our clients. We provide personal care, domestic assistance (light cleaning and meal prep), transportation and companionship.

Join a progressive organisation committed to making a real difference in the in-home Care sector.

How we are operating during COVID-19

In-home support is an essential service and we are continuing to operate during COVID-19 with best-practice infection control and enhanced risk mitigation procedures.
We are actively recruiting additional support workers/caregivers during this time for existing and new clients with a range of care and support needs. We are experiencing increased demand and we have many care shifts available across Melbourne and surrounding areas. We are looking for exceptional support workers and/or personal care assistants to join our team!

A little about us

Absolute Care & Health has provided in-home care, support and nursing services for nearly 10 years. We deliver services for people through the NDIS (disability support), My Aged Care (Home Care Packages), Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and After-Hospital Support Programs. We work across Metro Melbourne, Greater Geelong and the Mornington Peninsula.

We are a supportive and close-knit team with a shared goal of providing the best in-home support services for all clients. We offer job flexibility, continued education opportunities and the ability to make a positive impact on the lives of people with a disability.

Details of the role

Type: In-home care support
Employment: Casual with future possibility to progress to part time.
Salary: $28+ per hour
Location: Geelong & Surrounding Suburbs

Key duties: Varied duties dependent on client requirements

· Assisting clients with personal hygiene and getting dressed

· Assisting clients with housekeeping or other daily errands

· Providing companionship and emotional support

· Preparing food and feeding clients

· Transporting client to appointments

· Providing support with academic, social or recreational activities

Essential for the role:

· Minimum of Certificate 3 in Disability / Health Services Assistance / Aged Care / HACC / Individual Support;

Or be a current Nursing student (should have completed Cert III equivalent placements)
Or be an overseas nurse or doctor

· Valid work rights in Australia

· Current National Police Check (within 12 months validity), (or be prepared to obtain)

· Current First Aid & CPR certification (or be prepared to obtain)

· Employee Working with Children Check (or be prepared to obtain)

· A passion for client service and caring for people!

Highly Desirable

· 1-2 years of support work or personal care experience

· Australian driver's license

· Insured car

· Hoisting experience

· Current manual handling certification

· Experience supporting people with autism

· Experience with non-verbal clients

· Experience with spinal cord injuries

Benefits

· Flexible work arrangements

· Comprehensive ‘In the field’ continued education program

· Established in-home care business and supportive team

· Best practice infection control training program

· Refer a friend bonus program

· Work within the growing field of essential care services

Opportunities

This role is an opportunity to join a progressive organisation that thrives on making a real difference within the rewarding industry of disability support. We believe in investing in our people and providing motivating and fulfilling opportunities for all our team.

If you like the sound of this role, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply now, with a cover letter and CV.

To find out more about this us visit www.absolutecarehealth.com.au

Job Type: Casual

Salary: From $28.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee mentoring program
  • Professional development assistance
  • Travel reimbursement

Schedule:

  • Flexible hours
  • Rotating roster

Supplementary Pay:

  • Overtime pay
  • Penalty rates

Location:

  • Geelong VIC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Working with Children Check (Required)
  • Australian Drivers License (Required)
  • National Police Check (Required)

Duties:

  • Assisting clients with personal hygiene and getting dressed
  • Assisting clients with housekeeping or other daily errands
  • Observing and reporting on changes in the health or status of the client
  • Preparing food and feeding clients
  • Maintaining clients' health equipment
  • Transporting client to appointments
  • Assisting clients with rehabilitative exercises
  • Providing support with academic, social or recreational activities

Work Remotely:

  • No

Geelong, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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