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CHOICES & Aged Care Support Worker

Branch: ACT and NSW

Posted: Jun 28, 2017

We are looking for committed and enthusiastic Support Workers to join one the largest not for profit organisations in ACT & NSW. This flexible role allows workers to engage with a range of people and to provide a service which can make a real difference to an individual’s life. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organisation that is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the individuals we support through outstanding service provision.


The Role As a Support Worker you will work with individuals to help promote reablement, wellness and inclusion. Support Workers will assist individuals to attend social and community activities; assist with domestic care needs, help with meals and food preparation; provide support with personal care and provide transport. If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives - we want to hear from you!!! What we offer Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment. About us CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence. The Ideal person The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Certificate III in Aged / Community Care/ Disability and/or Mental Health or equivalent qualification.
  • An understanding of the issues involved in working with people who are aging.
  • An understanding of what is involved in supporting people to have choice and control over their services and life to increase or maintain independence.
  • Demonstrate awareness of Person Centred Practice and Consumer Directed Care,
  • Current First Aid Certificate,
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work Safety and Confidentiality,
You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check. To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:
  • a Current First Aid Certificate,
  • Current Drivers Licence,
  • Private and On Road Professional Comprehensive Car Insurance and a reliable vehicle.
  • a compatible smart device for Bring Your Own Device purposes.
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card [ACT Staff]
To apply you must: Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered. To apply for this job go to: http://catholiccare.cg.recruitmenthub.com.au  Applications close 14 July 2017 For more information please visit: www.catholiccare.cg.org.au or contact Jobu on 6163 7662 Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn is committed to equal opportunity in employment, and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.