Experienced Home Care Worker - Scarborough, QLD

$29.19 - $30.50 hourly
  • Advanced Care Australia
  • Scarborough QLD, Australia
  • Dec 29, 2021
Casual Disability Care

Job Description

Advanced Care Australia are looking for fully CV19  vaccinated experienced female Home Care Workers to join a dedicated care team on a casual basis for a male client in the Scarborough region - immediate start.

About the client
Aged in his early-40s and living in his own home, our client has advanced MS, limited mobility - fully hoisted, and speech difficulties - more so when he is tired. He has a PEG tube in situ for nutrition and is fully dependent on carers for all his daily living needs.

He has a loving family, a quick wit, a bright smile, and a strong mind, he knows what he likes and does not like.

We are looking for Carers with a calm, patient, positive, fun personality, with experience and confidence in meeting the needs of clients with high support needs.

There will be buddy shift training on commencement.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Manual handling – hoist and use of slide sheets
  • PEG feeding
  • Medication assist
  • Personal care
  • Companionship

Hours vary over 7 days, according to rostering needs

Mandatory Requirements:

  • a minimum Certificate 3 in Community Care/Individual Support/Disability Support or equivalent
  • Demonstrated evidence of previous experience providing this level of in-home support
  • current manual handling certification
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • NDIS Worker clearance screening – Yellow Card
  • a national police check.
  • Evidence of full Covid19 vaccination

Desirable

  • Enteral (PEG) feeding experience - however we will provide training if required.

This is a casual role and remuneration is under the SCHADS award – Home Care Worker (HCW). The start rate will be commensurate upon experience

We may also be able to offer you shifts with other clients in the area if desired.

To express your interest/apply

Please send your resume and a one-page cover letter as to how you fit this role to admin@advancedcare.com.au

Or Call Deb on 1300 28 485 to enquire about the position

Please, do not apply unless you have the listed requirements (or can quickly attain), as these are the non-negotiable for this role.

Posting Date

Nov 29, 2021