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Home care worker - Sunshine Coast - all areas

Advertiser: DiversicareMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
18 Sept 2019
Location
Sunshine Coast
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

Home care worker - Sunshine Coast - all areas

Diversicare is a not for profit organization, delivering community care programs to frail aged, young people with disabilities and carers. Diversicare also delivers education, training and information sessions state-wide to communities, individuals and service providers.

Diversicare assists consumers to remain independent in their own homes and active within their communities by delivering a flexible range of in-home services tailored to their lifestyle.

Our values shape and guide the way we work and how we build and maintain positive relationships with our colleagues, consumers and partners. Diversicare provides the highest quality home care services.

We are looking for a passionate individual committed to providing the best care possible to join our team. As a casual Home Care Worker, you will provide domestic cleaning, meal preparation, social support, shopping and personal care services, in home respite and sometimes centre based respite to Diversicare clients.

To be considered for this position you will need to meet the following selection criteria:

  • Hold a Certificate III in Aged or Community Care, or similar qualification. It will be looked upon favourably if as part of your certificate you have completed the modules ‘Assist Clients with Medication’ and ‘Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context’.
  • From Noosa, Maroochydore, to Nambour  and Caloundra - all suburbs will be considered
  • You must be available to work between the hours of 7.00am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday (not for Domestic HCW's) plus some weekend work, to work a variety of shifts.  
  • Hold a current satisfactory National Police check or be willing to undergo a police check
  • Hold a current Open Australian Drivers licence with nil restrictions
  • Hold a current First Aid certificate
  • Have access to a roadworthy registered vehicle that is comprehensively insured for work purposes

This position involves high levels of repetitive, manual work and would best suit applicants who are physically fit and are in good health. Applicants may be required to complete a Pre-employment Medical Questionnaire and/or undergo a functional capacity evaluation to determine fitness for employment.

Referees

All applicants must request approval from their referees before nominating them on their application, and where possible use organisational email addresses rather than personal email addresses. Contact details for referees must be business landline numbers and/or business email addresses.  No personal email addresses or mobile phone numbers will be accepted.  

To apply for this position please email jobs@diversicare.com.au or visit the current job vacancies page on our website www.diversicare.com.au.

In your application please clearly state whether you have the above selection criteria.

Our values are:
Dignity and Respect, Quality, Connectedness, Trust, Honesty and Integrity, Sustainable Services and Individuality.

Diversicare assists consumers to remain independent in their own homes and active within their communities by delivering a flexible range of in-home services tailored to their lifestyle.

Our values shape and guide the way we work and how we build and maintain positive relationships with our colleagues, consumers and partners. Diversicare provides the highest quality home care services.

We are looking for a passionate individual committed to providing the best care possible to join our team. As a casual Home Care Worker, you will provide domestic cleaning, meal preparation, social support, shopping and personal care services, in home respite and sometimes centre based respite to Diversicare clients.

To be considered for this position you will need to meet the following selection criteria:

  • Hold a Certificate III in Aged or Community Care, or similar qualification. It will be looked upon favourably if as part of your certificate you have completed the modules ‘Assist Clients with Medication’ and ‘Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context’.
  • From Noosa, Maroochydore, to Nambour  and Caloundra - all suburbs will be considered
  • You must be available to work between the hours of 7.00am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday (not for Domestic HCW's) plus some weekend work, to work a variety of shifts.  
  • Hold a current satisfactory National Police check or be willing to undergo a police check
  • Hold a current Open Australian Drivers licence with nil restrictions
  • Hold a current First Aid certificate
  • Have access to a roadworthy registered vehicle that is comprehensively insured for work purposes

This position involves high levels of repetitive, manual work and would best suit applicants who are physically fit and are in good health. Applicants may be required to complete a Pre-employment Medical Questionnaire and/or undergo a functional capacity evaluation to determine fitness for employment.

Referees

All applicants must request approval from their referees before nominating them on their application, and where possible use organisational email addresses rather than personal email addresses. Contact details for referees must be business landline numbers and/or business email addresses.  No personal email addresses or mobile phone numbers will be accepted.  

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Have you completed a qualification in aged care?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Do you live in the Maroochydore, Buderim to Nambour areas?

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