Support Worker - Penrith NSW

$25.00 - $30.00 hourly
  • The Co-Group Limited
  • Penrith NSW, Australia
  • Nov 17, 2020
Casual Disability Care Aged Care

Job Description

 

About Us

The Co-Group is a charitable, not-for-profit (NFP) organisation that works hand-in-hand with disability, aged care and community service organisations across Australia to connect them with the best workforce solutions.

TCG supports organisations by providing them with a responsive, tailored workforce solution which includes skilled and experienced team members able to deliver high quality services to meet emergency, short-term and long-term needs.

TCG has a positive proactive culture and our team are rewarded through our many attractive benefits programmes including flexible working arrangements and salary packaging.    

About the role

We are currently looking for Support Workers who are looking for a position with a great Company, and who are committed to providing excellent care to individuals.  We have lots of locations throughout New South Wales, so we can offer lots of variety in placement.  The positions are casual. 

The role of the Support Worker includes supporting clients with: 

  • personal care
  • meal time assistance
  • development of general living skills
  • behavioural and emotional techniques
  • assisting them to access community and recreation programs
  • general supervision and general administration tasks
  • development of their social living skills

About You

As a team member you will need to:

  • show initiative
  • have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • be empathetic and caring
  • be resilient and adaptable
  • committed to providing exceptional quality care to clients

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in the role, you will require the following skills and experience:

  • a certificate in Ageing Support, Community Services, Health Services Assistant, Individual Support (Ageing, Ageing and Home and Community, or Disability), Mental Health and/or Youth Work or working towards, or a commitment to enrol within 1 month of commencement and complete course within 12 months (Cert III) and 18 months (Cert IV).
  • experience working in the role of a support work or similar.
  • a current National Police Clearance Certificate and has an issue date of less than 12 months ago.
  • a current HLTAID003 (or equivalent) First Aid Certificate
  • a current Working With Children Check
  • a current NSW Drivers Licence (P2 or above) and access to a reliable vehicle.

Other Requirements

  • Candidates will need to possess a current National Police Clearance that is less than 12 months since date of issue.
  • Candidates will need to demonstrate compliance, or willingness to comply with our Immunisation and Vaccination policy

How to Apply

If you are the person we have outlined above, then please apply by:

  • responding to this ad
  • Include your current resume that provides details (name, email and telephone number) of 2 employment related referees.

The team at TCG will be reviewing applications for this position as they are received.  If you are one of the applicants who TCG thinks may be the right fit for the position, you will be contacted via email.  

Questions?

Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to the HR Team @ TCG via email at staffing@co-group.org.au  

Recruiters ... thank you for your interest in this position, however at this stage TCG is recruiting directly.  If we need assistance in finding the right candidate, we will be in touch.

 

Posting Date

Oct 23, 2020