Community Support Worker

$26.80 - $32.45 hourly
  • Home Caring
  • Remote (Dandenong VIC, Australia)
  • Feb 10, 2020
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Job Description

Qualifications/requirements

-Relevant experience working with Aged Care and/or Disability Care.

-Successful completion in Certificate III or working towards a diploma/degree/post grad in Aged Care/Nursing or related discipline. (Desired)

- Must have car and licence, police check, working with children’s check and first aid

 

Support Workers are to provide the following services: 

Personal Care: Provide assistance/standby assistance with daily self-care, such as bathing, toileting, dressing, grooming, getting in and out of bed, moving around the house and/or medication prompting; 

Domestic Assistance: Provide assistance with domestic chores, including assistance with light cleaning, dishwashing and/or laundry. May also include help with meal preparation where this is not the primary focus of the service; 

Transport: To assists clients to/from appointments and/or social activities; 

Social Support: In home or outside the home to access community facilities. This service generally aims to maintain a client’s community connection and fulfil the need for social interaction;

 

Primary Objective:

Provide support to clients in areas such as; personal care, domestic assistance, social support, transport activity and meal prep, whilst maintaining an appropriate professional manner at all times.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Home and Community Support Workers assists clients, to maintain and increase their independence and assist them to live as valued and participating members of the community.

  1. Provide a high quality and timely care support to all clients as directed by Home Caring
  2. Document service activities that support service outcomes
  3. Assist clients in carrying out all self-care tasks as requested
  4. Provide transport for medical and social appointments &/or shopping
  5. Providing services in culturally appropriate manner
  6. Ensure relevant food handling regulations are adhered to and Work Health and Safety (WH&S) standards are met when providing meal preparation services
  7. Provide support to the review and evaluation of aged care and disability services.

Posting Date

Feb 10, 2020