Overview

BaptistCare NSW & ACT

Home Services – Care Worker

  • $30.11 / hour + super + salary packaging up to $15,900 / annum
  • We pay $0.96 / km for travel to our clients
  • Excellent on-the-job training plus ongoing free learning and development to support you in your role

Looking for a rewarding career in aged care, want to grow or transfer your skills and make a real difference in your local community that you love?

Join BaptistCare and support older people to live well in the comfort of their own home. If you have the passion to support people to live independently and improve their quality of life in the place they call home, this could be the perfect job for you!

About Us

BaptistCare is a leading for-purpose Christian-based care organisation that supports thousands of people across more than 100 locations in NSW, ACT and WA.

From humble beginnings in 1944, BaptistCare has grown into one of the nation’s most respected care and community services providers.

We create strong and caring communities and place people at the centre of all we do.

We welcome applications from both new and experienced / qualified candidates. If you are new to aged care, don’t be daunted by the idea of something different – BaptistCare are committed to supporting you every step of the way as you go you will receive comprehensive orientation and training, partner with a buddy out in the field and have access to ongoing learning and support.

As a Care Worker servicing clients in Bathurst and / or Orange , you will enable our clients to live their best possible life, supporting them to live independently at home and doing the things they love by helping them with everyday activities such as (but not limited to) :

  • Support and assistance with personal care such as showering and dressing
  • Household cleaning and laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Providing respite for carers
  • Transport to and from appointments / shops
  • Social support
  • Assisting with complex care needs

What do we need from you?

You will need to be comfortable working on your own in the community, have excellent verbal communication skills and have an empathetic, patient and caring nature.

This role does require you to have a valid driver licence and own a reliable motor vehicle with a minimum Third-Party Property Damage car insurance as you need to travel to our clients’ homes.

  • You will be provided with a company mobile phone to access emails, rosters and client care plans
  • It is a requirement you undergo background checks including police check

To support your wellbeing and career growth, BaptistCare offers :

  • Fully-funded traineeship program leading to a Certificate III in Individual Support in partnership with TAFE for interested / eligible staff
  • Learning and development support committed to your skill development
  • Direct access to a dedicated supervisor to support you
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programs including our counselling support and wellness programs

BaptistCare has been acknowledged in the 2022 AFR BOSS Best Places to Work list, ranking tenth in the Government, Education and Not for Profit list, from over 750 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand.

Still want to know more about this amazing opportunity please click the link to hear from one of our fabulous Care Workers – click here to find out more.

Have more questions? For a confidential discussion, please email [email protected] and one of our Talent Acquisition Partners will be in touch.

BaptistCare is recognised as an Inclusive Employer’ by the Diversity Council of Australia for 2022-2023. We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. Closing Date is subject to change without notice.

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