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Community Support Worker (casual pool)

Apply now Job no: 699607
Work type: Casual
Location: Various
Categories: Community Services, Support Services

  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Community Health
  • $26.82 - $27.12 per hour + 25% casual loading - Casual - WHA3
  • Region includes the following locations Adelaide Hills, Barossa, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Mount Barker, Victor Harbour, Gawler

 

This is a great opportunity to assist clients to remain living independently within the community within a Consumer Directed Care model for the provision of aged care, disability and support services. Working within the Barossa Hills Fleurieu region which is a large geographical area with a diverse range of clients, you will enjoy a high level of autonomy within the community setting. You will provide personal care to clients such as showering, bathing, dermalux, toileting/continence management, stocking application, personal hygiene and all aspects of grooming. You will also undertake household support such as vacuuming, dusting, polishing, washing floors, washing and ironing, sweeping, cleaning bathrooms/toilet areas, changing of bed linen and making beds, along with preparation and cooking of basic meals. You may also undertake minor gardening tasks like raking, sweeping and watering, and contribute to day centre activities including transport, shopping assistance, and assistance with therapy services. Utilising a wellness and reablement approach to service delivery and the meeting of client directed goals, you may be required to assist with the use of lifters, pressure area care, and medication management under the direction of an appropriate clinical professional. 

Holding a current driver’s licence and with access to your own reliable transport, you will be flexible, conscientious and able to work autonomously in the community. Demonstrating the ability to perform under limited direction, you will work well within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Along with a commitment to maintaining client confidentiality, you will display empathy towards the elderly and the disabled, and be willing to develop a positive rapport with clients and their families.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. 

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 699607

Download File 699607 - Community Support Worker (casual pool) job pack 1.pdf

Download File JCS+Home+Helper+Final.pdf

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