Support Worker - Emerald
Centacare Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton
Emerald, QLD, AU
3d ago

About the Opportunity

CentacareCQhas opportunities for Support Workers to join the Community Care Service Team based in Emerald.

The pre-requisites of this position are as follows :

  • Current Blue and Yellow Cards or be willing to obtain these
  • Experience working with moderate to high challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated experience with personal care, medications, hoists & manual handling
  • A current Australian Drivers Licence and be willing to transport people in your car when required
  • A current First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain one
  • What we are looking for :

  • A team player
  • Need the ability to be flexible, strong and resilient in various challenging situations
  • Experience with personal care, medications, manual handling and behaviour support plans
  • Be willing to work shift over a 24 / 7 roster and emergency shifts
  • Duties include :

  • Domestic assistance, which may include sweeping, mopping and vacuuming, dusting, folding, ironing, cleaning bathroom and toilet and any other suitable house duties;
  • Personal care - assisting clients with daily self-care tasks;
  • Meals - to deliver in home meals or assist with preparation of meals;
  • Transport - delivered in CentacareCQ vehicles
  • Social support, such as visiting services, assisting people with shopping and other social activities;
  • Medication assistance;
  • Respite services.
  • About the Benefits

    The successful candidate will also enjoy a range of outstanding benefits, including :

  • In-service training and professional development (you will receive extensive induction before commencing employment, as well as ongoing development opportunities);
  • A healthy work / life balance and supports family friendly practices within the workplace;
  • Generous salary sacrificing benefits to increase your take-home pay.
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