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Direct Care Worker

Uniting AgeWell - Latrobe, TAS

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role:
Uniting AgeWell seeks experienced and motivated Direct Care Workers with Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) to join our innovative and expanding community based service, supporting older people living in their own homes.
Reporting into the Client Advisor, you will provide personalised services to clients including domestic assistance, shopping, showering, social activities and transport.
About you:
You are passionate about what you do and want to make a difference in the lives of our clients, to support them to live life to their full potential.

This is the place for you if you have:
  • A Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care), or equivalent
  • Experience in aged care is preferred, and the ability to speak a second language will be highly regarded
  • Commitment to the provision of quality care and continuous improvement
  • A current driver’s licence and access to own vehicle
  • Thrive in a team and also appreciate the one to one interactions
  • Commitment to being part of a workplace culture based on the BEST way of life (Believe, Excel, Support and Trust)
  • Are willing to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church
You will need:
  • A current Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (TAS)
  • Full Australian working rights
  • A current Police Records Check or be willing to undertake this process
  • A current flu vaccination and be prepared to meet this annual requirement
About Us:
At Uniting AgeWell we promote and support our people to be their BEST and give their BEST so they can help our communities to live well with choice and peace of mind. This is underpinned by our Values and Customer Promise and Charter.
  • Be a part of a values based organisation
  • Work in your local community and make a difference to the lives of our clients
  • Career pathways, education and training opportunities
  • Benefits, including salary packaging
  • A mandatory annual flu vaccination is provided
Our story:
At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,900 staff and 600 volunteers are committed to high quality services and care.
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete your online application.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Selection Criteria

  • Essential : Are you willing to meet the requirement for a mandatory annual flu vaccination?
  • Essential : Do you have previous experience in community care within an aged care or disability setting?
  • Essential : A minimum requirement for this role will be driving. Do you have the capacity to drive distances between clients ?

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Latrobe, TAS

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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