Aged Care Support Worker

Job Reference No:

ACM

Reference No: ACM

Riverwood Community Centre Inc

Applications Closing: Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 18:00

Casual with view of permanent part-time

Opportunity

We are seeking applications from highly motivated, reliable and adaptable candidates who are committed to the provision of quality care and continuous improvement, and also have the capacity to work independently and as part of a team.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the Wellness and Reablement Approach and able to deliver programs and supports which encourage older people to achieve identified goals and outcomes.

You will be able to build strong, positive relationships with our clients and have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills particularly when working with clients from CALD backgrounds

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Team Leader, the Aged Care Support Worker will be responsible for:

  • Delivering programs and supports designed to enhance physical, social and emotional well-being
  • Operate in a culturally diverse background with clients and team members with a caring and respectful attitude
  • Build rapport with clients by establishing connections and showing genuine interest in their lives
  • Work collaboratively together with others to achieve group goals and objectives
  • Commitment to the provision of quality care and continuous improvement
Details
Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Aged Care
Employment basis: Part-time, Casual
Job Location: South Sydney, South West Sydney
About us

Riverwood Community Centre is a Not for Profit Neighbourhood Centre that has operated in Riverwood for over 40 years, and has an outstanding reputation in working for the local community. We are a diverse organisation, structured and staffed to service a community of all ages and backgrounds.

Position details
Qualifications:

Qualifications/Education/Knowledge

  • Certificate 3 or above in Aged Care Services
Essential Selection Criteria:

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated skills in applying the Wellness and Rebalement Approach and consumer Directed Care model of service delivery
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating innovative, active and inclusive programs that support and encourage client engagement
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills particularly when working with clients from CALD backgrounds
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Effective team work skills that promote a positive workplace culture
  • Knowledge of WHS and experience in developing and implementing risk assessments
  • Current first aid certificate or willingness to obtain
  • The position is subject to a Police Check prior to commencement
Desirable Selection Criteria:

Desirable:

  • A second community language
  • Current driver’s license and access to a fully comprehensively insured vehicle
Other Information:

Criminal Record check required.

Contact details
Contact Name: Donna Lewington
Contact Email: Donna.L@riverwoodcommunity.org.au
Contact Phone: 02 9533 0100
How to apply

To apply for this role please read the Job Description on our website riverwoodcommunity.org.au and email your current resume and an application addressing the essential criteria to Donna.L@riverwoodcommunity.org.au

Applications close by 6.00pm on Thursday 7th February 2019.

Date posted: 22 January 2019

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