Aged and Disability Support Worker, Relief Pool

Wanted:Support worker, care giver

We are seeking a small number of skilled and motivated support workers for our relief pool.

Location:  Opportunities exist across different metropolitan regions, both North and South of the River

Worktype:  Casual

Rate:  ranging from $25 – $44 per hour

As a member of our relief pool you will be called upon as required to fill shifts on weekdays as well as weekends. The role will require supporting clients with a range of disabilities as well as clients with failing health due to ageing.

The ideal candidates are willing and able to work flexibly and are available to work across all hours, including early starts. There is opportunity for ongoing work with regular clients for the right individual.

Duties & Responsibilities of Support Workers:

As a support worker, you will work with clients who need help due to ageing, sickness , injury or disabilities. Support is provided in clients’ homes or in the community and can involve things like:

  • Personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Meal preparation
  • Activities/exercise support
  • Companionship and social support
  • Transport service for appointments, shopping and outings

Requirements for Support Worker:

We pride ourselves on providing our clients with an exceptional service so we’re looking for enthusiastic and qualified staff who can demonstrate:

  • A genuine passion for making a difference in someone’s life
  • A client/customer focused approach to exceptional service delivery
  • That they enjoy communicating with a variety of people and are a good listener
  • That they have an excellent command of both written and spoken English
  • Flexibility in desired work hours and wanting to work at least 10 hours per week
  • Creativity along with a warm, friendly, positive attitude to work and life
  • A high level of organisational skills and good attention to detail
  • The capacity to adapt to a variety of situations and work as part of a motivated team
  • Good personal presentation

Minimum qualifications, certificates and experience for Support Worker:

You are also required to have:

  • Current First Aid certificate
  • National Police Clearance
  • Working With Children Check
  • Current Manual Handling certificate
  • Hand Hygiene certificate
  • Medication competency
  • Current Drivers Licence and a roadworthy vehicle that is registered and insured
  • Confidence and competence in driving on all Perth roads
  • Previous paid employment in aged or disability care

Lastly, an appropriate Cert III qualification or healthcare studies in a relevant field, while not essential, will be highly regarded.

If this describes you as an experienced Support Worker/CAREgiver:

then join our team of Support Workers and perform a much needed and important job. You’ll be a care worker or care giver providing aged care, disability care and home care services that support the elderly, the sick or injured and the disabled with day to day assistance so that they can remain in the comfort of their own home. Simply click “SUBMIT RESUME” and please remember to include a covering letter, addressing the criteria along with your resume.

Please note, due to the high volume of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.