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Direct Care Worker

Apply now Job no: 622407
Work type: Casual
Location: Murray and Mallee
Categories: Community Services

  • Mallee Community Health, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda
  • Salary: $25.07 - $25.36 p/hr + 25% casual loading – Casual – WHA4


A fantastic opportunity is presented for a proactive self-starter with excellent people skills to be part of a friendly and supportive team environment. Working within various locations including Pinnaroo, Lameroo and Karoonda, you will enjoy a range of unique and varied professional experiences that only rural health can offer. In this key role, you will be accountable to the Commonwealth Home Support Program Coordinator, working in close collaboration with Community Health professionals.  As a Direct Care Worker, your duties will involve providing a direct client service to persons who are aged, frail or disabled who wish to remain living in their own home with some assistance. Actively involved in the provision of diversional therapy to individual and/or groups in accordance with established programs, you will possess a good understanding of and apply primary health care principles to contribute to the enhancement of the health of individuals and the community. 
Critical to your success in this role is experience in a similar role where you demonstrated the ability to exercise own judgment and initiative in the day to day execution of a position. With effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate to people from different cultures, backgrounds and circumstances, you will enjoy working collaboratively with consumers, families and carers. The proven ability to use discretion and maintain strict confidentiality is required, and you will have experience in the provision of a direct care service in a health related field. Experience in the use of computer packages is also essential. 
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 622407

Download File 622407 - Direct Care Worker - Job Pack.pdf

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