Community Care Workers (Aged Care & Disability)

Job No: 123309
Location: Northern NSW down to Grafton

Are you experienced in customer service and looking to transfer those skills to a new career? Or do you need a change to your current role in Community Care?

If you are seeking meaningful work that allows you to make a difference in the lives of others, within a growing industry, we’d love to hear from you. 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.

Our 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 our clients in the community. We continually strive to improve, develop and grow our staff and our services, with the aim of developing innovative approaches that will provide the best possible care for the people we serve.

Adhering to the Eden Alternative Principles, St Carthage's is an Eden Alternative Registered Organisation with a key focus on reducing the three plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom, that account for the bulk of suffering in a human community.

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Your new career awaits!

We have an exciting opportunity available for individuals who are looking for a career change to join our team as a Community Care Worker, on either a part-time or contract basis.

You will be assisting our clients across Northern NSW (from Tweed Heads down to Grafton) 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.).

What you will need to succeed!

We are looking for people who are confident communicators and genuinely friendly, with a strong sense of empathy and the ability to effectively communicate and relate to clients, their carers, families, and friends. 

Highly organised, you will 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 persons and people with a disability, you will be genuinely passionate about empowering individuals and providing the best experience possible to the clients in your care. 

Prior experience in aged or disability support services is not essential, provided you are eager and able to learn these skills, as well gain an understanding of the NDIS. 

Please note: 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 third party insurance);
  • A current First Aid Certificate;
  • A Working with Children Check; and
  • A National Criminal History Check.

About the Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to kick-start your new career, 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 organisation where you are truly valued and encouraged to achieve. 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.

Each day will be rewarding, as you assist in the enrichment and fulfilment of the lives of others.

So what are you waiting for? If you're open to change and looking for a chance develop new skills as you make a real, positive difference - APPLY NOW! 

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St Carthage's Community Care

St Carthage's Community Care is committed to creating a human habitat where life revolves around close and continuing contact with plants, animals and children.

It is these relationships that provide people with a pathway to a life worth living.

St Carthages Community Care