Wellways Australia Limited

  • Exciting casual opportunity based in Albury/Wodonga region
  • Fantastic hourly rate on offer! $32.73 p/hr up to $58.91 (with penalty rates) + Salary packaging benefits up to $15,899 per year
  • Variety of shift times available including morning, daytime and evening.

Wellways is committed to reconciliation, lived experience and inclusivity. We strongly encourage and warmly welcome people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people with lived experience of mental health and disability and people who identify at LGBTIQA+ to apply. Even if you only meet some of the criteria, we’d love to hear from you.

About this opportunity

Wellways are excited to offer the position of Home Care Worker, this role will suit someone who enjoys interacting and supporting our participant with their daily activities.

In this role you will work on the front line of our Consumer Directed Services, delivering a wide range of services to support participants activities of daily living. This role requires you will work closely with the person to ensure their individual needs are met.

Home Care Workers are the front line of our programs, providing consumers with the personalised support to assist our participants to live meaningful and fulfilling lives.

No day will be the same and may include providing supports such as companionship, personal care, meal preparation, domestic assistance and medication management. An essential element of your role is that you will actively contribute to the continuous improvement of care provided to participants.

About You

You’re a passionate, empathetic, and caring individual who is looking to make an invaluable positive impact on the lives of others. You relish a challenge and new experience. You’re calm, collected and resilient in the face of adversity and are looking to carry these qualities with you to the front line to start helping those in need. You are an independent, proactive thinker and worker but are also able to follow direction/s given by your managers and can work within a tight-knit team.

The successful candidate preferably will be someone with flexible availability (highly desirable) and a commitment to providing a reliable and person-centered support to our participants.

What do you need?

  • Certificate lll Mental Health, Disability, Aged Care or Home and Community Care (Desirable but not essential) or equivalent working or lived experience
  • A current valid Driver’s License and a registered, insured vehicle
  • Police Records Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Manual handling training is desirable, but you will receive training if needed
  • Rights to work in Australia
  • Availability and willingness to use personal smartphone
  • NDIS Workers Screening Check
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate – free online course

What Wellways will offer you….

Wellways supports inclusivity and we’re proud that our workplace is a place where everyone can imagine and achieve their goals and reach their fullest potential. This is your opportunity to join a nationally recognised organisation with over 18,000 people across 100+ sites and gain access to ongoing support and opportunity for career development.

  • We are invested in your professional development and will support you in fulfilling your career ambitions
  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 enables you to spend a portion of your salary before it is taxed to pay for things like rent, mortgage repayments, car leasing
  • Meal and Entertainment allowance via salary packaging up to $2650 per annum
  • Access for you and your family to Employee Assistance Program
  • A positive, culturally safe and inclusive workplace

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Christine Huthwaite on 02 5925 5974

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Wellways is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. Successful applicants must undergo a comprehensive screening process prior to their commencement.