Are you looking for a change to your current role in community care? Are you interested in working with older people? Are you looking for a career change? Do you pride yourself on providing compassionate care to those in need?
Join St Carthage’s Community Care and make a difference in the lives of others, within an innovative and energised organisation. Full training provided.
About St Carthage’s Community Care
St Carthage’s Community Care provides home care and respite services to older people, people with disability (including children from 5 years of age) and their carers within northern NSW. Their focus is on promoting positive lifestyle choices in a person-centred way, fostering social connections, providing pastoral support and developing a lifestyle tailored to the interests of clients in the community.
St Carthage’s continually strives to improve, develop and grow their friendly team andservices, with the aim of developing modern and innovative approaches that will provide the best possible care.
There is an exciting opportunity available for individuals looking to join St Carthage’s friendly and social team as Community Care Workers, on either a part-time or contract basis.
You will be assisting clients across a designated region in the Northern NSW (Tweed Coast, Byron/Ballina, Lismore or Casino) by providing:
• Personal care (i.e. meal preparation, showering, etc.)
• Domestic support (i.e. basic cleaning duties)
• Social support (i.e. transporting clients to appointments, shopping, outings, etc.)
• Respite services
• Wellbeing visits
Please Note: Due to the location of clients, it would be ideal for successful candidates to be located in the regions including and between Tweed Heads down to Ballina, Lismore, Casino and surrounding areas.
What you will need to succeed
Looking for people who have experience providing community care, who are compassionate communicators and genuinely friendly, with a strong sense of empathy that allows you to truly relate to clients, their carers, families, and friends. Prior experience in disability support services is not essential, provided you are eager and able to learn these skills, as well gain an understanding of the NDIS.
Using modern and innovative approaches to community care, you will need to be agile with an ability to fully incorporate new processes and technologies into the services you provide. As a community care worker, you will also need strong time-management skills and the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a driven and passionate team. Your strong interpersonal skills, with exceptional written and verbal communication, will be crucial to your success. With a genuine interest in helping older people and people with a disability, you will be passionate about empowering individuals and providing the best experience possible to the clients in your care.
You will need to have, or be willing to obtain, the following:
• A current, valid driver’s license and access to a reliable motor vehicle (including valid registration and full comprehensive insurance)
• A current first aid certificate
• Certificate III in Individual Care
• A national criminal history check
About the Benefits
This is a rewarding opportunity to progress your career in community care, providing care to people regardless of gender, religion, race or nationality in a way that is enriching, empowering and maximises the potential of all individuals, couples and families.
You will be rewarded for your hard work and dedication with an attractive hourly rate with salary sacrifice options available and a smart phone provided for work purposes. With casual or permanent part-time work arrangements available, you can choose the hours that best suit your lifestyle, knowing that you have excellent job stability and security.
You’ll enjoy a varied position as part of an innovative organisation, where you are truly valued and encouraged to develop new skills. Ongoing support and both online and on-the-job training will be provided, to ensure you have all the tools and skills necessary to succeed.
To join this energetic team and develop your skills and experience while making a real, positive difference – apply now by emailing your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]