Healthcare & Medical
At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Due to current and projected growth, we currently have multiple opportunities for both permanent full time and part time support worker positions based on your availability and flexibility.
Joining our Home and Community Care team in the Northern Sydney region, you will be providing services that run from 7am-7pm, Monday to Sunday.
While Support Workers need to be patient, empathetic, passionate about the care provided often it is more important to be able to solve problems and face challenges together with your clients.
With a focus on supporting our clients to stay independent in their own homes for as long as possible, duties and responsibilities can include:
Help at around the home: Assisting with housekeeping, grocery shopping and meal preparation
Personal Care: Help with showering and getting dressed
Transport: Getting to appointments or going on shopping trips
Social and wellbeing: Encourage social connectedness through conversation, outings and Healthy Living for Seniors activities
Our region provides services to clients under the Northern Sydney TRANSPAC Transitional Aged Care Program. As such, we require all new Support Workers in our region to be fully vaccinated against specified infectious diseases according to NSW Heath requirements. You must have or obtain vaccinations for the following diseases:
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Hepatitis Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
At Uniting, we welcome and celebrate everyone regardless of lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity and proudly create a safe and inclusive environment for staff and clients.
We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.
Further to this we offer:
Join an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the community
Hands on training, development and mentoring with a leading provider
Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $16,000 per year (pro-rata)
Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata)
Qualifications and experience:
Ideally similar experience providing client centered care
Current First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain
Drivers licence and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle
Certificate III/IV in Aged Care or Individual Support or equivalent qualifications desired but not essential
Ensure that your online CV is up to date as employers are always searching our online CV database of candidates.
A member of our staff is ready to help you with any questions you may have.