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Support Worker (Care Aide) - Peel

WA Statewide, WA

02/08/18 - 11:59 PM

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Social Worker

Support Worker (Care Aide) – Peel  

 

We have immediate opportunities for experienced and passionate community support workers to join Silver Chain Group in the position of Care Aide on both a permanent part time basis. Shifts range from Monday to Sunday between the hours of 7am to 11pm, dependent on client needs across the metropolitan area, and surrounding outer-metropolitan areas.

 

Applicants will need to demonstrate flexibility and commitment to shifts on offer to ensure continuity of services to our clients.

 

About you

 

We are seeking experienced individuals who share our vision of providing the world’s best health and aged care in the home so Australians can confidently live their lives as they choose. Your commitment to our values of - Care, Community, Integrity and Excellence will be reflected in your approach and the way in which you provide services and care within the community.

 

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Support, HACC or Disability.
  • Experience delivering low, moderate and complex care, preferably within the community.
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritise workload and work independently.
  • Solid working knowledge of the Wellness Approach (HACC) and understand the concept of early intervention and restorative care.
  • Satisfactory national Police Certificate (on commencement of employment and updated every three years per the Aged Care Act 1997).
  • Current motor vehicle driver’s licence (with no restrictions) and access to a reliable registered motor vehicle with a minimum of third party insurance.

Key responsibilities

 

Our Care Aides deliver exceptional care and support to our clients, enhancing and encouraging their ability to participate in their own care to maintain their independence. Responsibilities can include skin care, toileting, general hygiene, grooming, dressing, fitting and removal of pressure stockings, mobility, fluid intake, feeding, meal preparation, respite and assisting with medication. Support may also be required with general housekeeping, social support and basic first aid.

 

Position located

 

This opportunity will see you assisting clients based in the below locations so your ability to commit to servicing clients throughout the entire region is essential.

 

Dawesville, Barragup, Bouvard, Coolup, Dwellingup, Erskine, Falcon, Furnissdale, Halls Head, Hamel, Herron, Nambeelup, North Yunderup, Pinjarra, Preston Beach, Ravenswood, South Yunderup, Wannanup, Waroona, West Pinjarra.

 

 

Benefits

 

Travel Allowance of $.78 per kilometre for travel between clients

Smart phone provided to perform your work

Access to Health Care benefits & Social Club – discounted tickets for movies, the zoo and more (dependant on location)

 

Our process

 

Providing our clients with only the best in care and services is our number one priority. We run a competitive, multi-stage process to help us to identify the best candidates to enable us to keep providing the best support to our clients.

 

Should you be shortlisted we will invite you to complete an on-line video interview which helps us assess your suitability against the role.

 

If progressed to the next stage you will be invited to attend a ½ day group assessment where we can get to know you. Equally you will be provided with the information you need to make the decision if this position is right for you…after all…this is a two-way-street!

 

How to apply

 

To submit your application and to view a copy of the Position Description, please click ‘Apply Now'.

 

Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted.

 

About Silver Chain

 

Silver Chain is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and community care providers. Over the past year, we have helped more than 16,500 clients confidently live in their homes or communities by providing more than a million hours of care through our aged care services. With a reputation for innovation and leadership that’s been built over 120 years, Silver Chain is set for an exciting future – and we’d like you to be a part of it.

 

At Silver Chain Group, we recognise the positive contribution that a diverse workforce makes to our organisation and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.