Overview

Southern Cross Care NSW & ACT

Why join us? We have a long history of providing exceptional care that empowers older people to live a full life. As a not-for-profit aged care provider, we’re able to invest in providing an exceptional experience to our clients as well as support and develop our frontline staff to achieve this.

When you join us, you will be provided with a competitive rate of pay with shift allowances, not-for-profit salary packaging benefits, a mobile phone, paid kilometres, a uniform and the support of a wonderful leadership team and colleagues.

The Role : Our Home Care services empower older people to live at home independently and safely. You will take the lead to support and provide individualised care tailored to the needs of each client and their families.

This is a casual role, with the option of PPT and will cover a variety of shifts, so you must be available and flexible within the hours of 08.

00 – 17.00 ideally. We are currently recruiting for 2 x positions in Bathurst and the surrounding areas. You will be servicing our clients in and around this area.

Your role will include : Meal assistance, including shopping, meal preparation and help with eating Transport and accompaniment, including shopping trips and appointments Social support & activities, including outings and social activities.

Personal care, showering, and bathing Domestic assistance, light household cleaning. About you To be a Home Care provider you will be of a compassionate and supportive nature to assist our elderly clients to live as independently as possible at home, listening to their individual needs and tailoring the services to achieve their best possible living standards.

In addition, you will have : A desire to help improve the lives of the elderly and their families Compassionate interpersonal skills and an empathy with older people Ideally 6 months proven experience in a similar role No qualification required for Domestic Assistance, however experience in Aged, Disability and or Hospitality / Cleaning is preferred.

Support to obtain Certificate III Certificate III in Aged Care / Disability Support or related field Current driver’s license and car with full comprehensive insurance Travelling within a region visiting multiple clients in a day.

Driving your vehicle. Time management skills Reliable and trustworthy our clients are dependent on you. Ability to work with minimal to no supervision Proven Aged Care or NDIS services background Excellent customer service skills and enjoy working independently and remotely in customers’ homes and in the local community.

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