Overview

Lakota Care

About Us

Lakota Care is a care provider that focuses on the individual needs of our clients above anything else. With over 35 years of experience, our mission is to provide personalised solutions to allow our clients to live their best lives. We offer dependable and caring assistance that our clients can rely on. We have a range of clients of all ages living with disabilities, mental health and people who simply need a little help around the house or to get out and about.

across the Central West, NSW.

Is this for you?

  • Are you interested in supporting people to be independent and reach their goals?
  • Do you like flexible work where no two days are the same?
  • Do you want a choice over your roster?
  • Do you want learning and development opportunities to boost your career?

Your role

  • Assisting people to live as independently as possible in their own homes and in the community.
  • Assisting with personal care, such as showering, getting dressed, conduct daily tasks, and household chores such as laundry and cooking.
  • Providing social support to individuals with disabilities and those recovering from mental health disorders.
  • Assisting those with physical and psycho-social difficulties to stay independent in their own homes.
  • Assisting with light housework, such as vacuuming, mopping, and cleaning the kitchen and bathroom.
  • Help with cooking and doing dishes, planning meals, and grocery shopping.
  • Driving clients and running errands.
  • Help people get out and about in the community.
  • Help people get to and from appointments, fill out paperwork, and apply for other supports like social housing, employment, or other entitlements.
  • Keeping clients company, offering positive social support, and helping to build confidence.
  • Reviewing and revising care support plans.
  • Hanging out and creating plans to try new things.

MANDATORY Requirements (must have or commence process before applying):

  • Current 1st Aid Certificate & CPR
  • Covid-19 vaccination certificate
  • Drivers Licence + own vehicle or access to a vehicle to drive clients places and run errands
  • NDIS Supporting Effective Communication and Worker Orientation Modules (Free – Online)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliable, responsible attitude towards work (available at least 2-3 days each week)
  • Access to the internet for rosters and client reporting

Desirable:

  • Education or training in disability, mental health, or community services
  • Qualifications or studying towards Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology, Speech and Allied Health Assistants, or Community Services.

Please note that all successful applicants will be required to obtain a NDIS WORKER CHECK and provide references before commencing work. See here for more details https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/ndiswc

We are a company that invests in our workforce, we will provide you opportunities to progress your career through management and leadership pathways or through specialisation qualifications such as mental health, youth support or nutrition qualifications.

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $29.00 – $39.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Travel reimbursement

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Morning shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Penalty rates

Work Location: In person

Expected Start Date: 28/04/2024