Home / Community Care Support Worker – Aged care

Job Classification
Care and Support
Job Type
Part Time
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Start timeframe
Newcastle NSW 2300
Posted By
Hunter Community Services

Home / Community Care Support Worker – Aged care

About You

We are seeking experienced, enthusiastic, and self-motivated Home / Community Care Support Workers with a passion for working with the elderly to support them in their own home with tasks including but not limited to providing personal care, shopping, house cleaning, cooking, and social support.

About Us

Kurri Kurri Community Services (KKCS) is a social enterprise that has been supporting communities in the Hunter Region for over 35 years.  We operate a portfolio of not-for profit businesses that provide a wide range of supports and services to individuals, families, businesses, and other community-based organisations. 
Our Vision is stronger and more resilient communities where people come together to empower and support one another – ensuring all community members can live, work, learn and socialise as they choose.
Hunter Community Services (a division of KKCS) have been providing home, community access and centre based activities and supports to local people for almost 30 years. We have a dedicated team of professional
support workers who provide service in the Cessnock, Maitland, and Newcastle LGAs.
We pride ourselves on the personal level of service we deliver. Enablement is central to everything we do. We aim to enhance the wellbeing and quality of life of our consumers and participants and provide much needed support.

 About The Role
The Community Support worker is responsible for delivering basic support services to clients in accordance with their care plan.. Priorities include:
 Assisting with travel to appointments, shopping, or community access.
 Domestic assistance- cleaning, meal preparation and washing.
 Medication assistance- paid training available at Grade 3 Level.
 Personal Care- paid training at Grade 3 Level.

We have multiple Grade 2 positions available to support consumers with transport and domestic assistance. Grade 3 workers can grow and develop their career with paid training in personal care and medication assistance.

We are looking for new employees who have Monday-Friday availability more hours are offered to people who can work outside of this timeframe.

For full details of the duties a, please refer to the Position Description.

Selection Criteria
 Must have reliable, roadworthy vehicle with comprehensive insurance and current Australian Driver’s License;
 First Aid (less than 3 years old) and CPR (less than 12 months old).
 Thoughtful and considerate towards others
 You’ll be adaptable, empathetic and reliability with a strong commitment to work
 Ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families and all levels of staff
 Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft teams and Client Care systems
 Self-motivated and outcome orientated.
 Highly efficient with proven time management skills

 Ideally, you’ll have a Certificate III/IV in Aged Care or Individual Support or an equivalent qualification. If you’re not currently qualified and would like to be, then we can help you get there.
 You’ll have previous experience in aged or community care, or a passion to begin your career in aged care.

 Generous remuneration package that includes not-for-profit salary packaging, which will increase your take home pay!
 Community Care employees receive a company iPad.
 Paid travel time and kilometre reimbursement.
 Dedicated management team and RN’s available for training!
 After hours On call support team available 7 days a week.
 Paid training and traineeship opportunities to complete a Certificate III Individual support.
 Full PPE provided to all workers
 Flexible hours and secure opportunities to suit your lifestyle
 Paid bonus schemes if referring others
 Inclusive and collaborative team culture in a fun work environment.

 Ongoing paid professional development.

How to Apply

KKCS is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged, to apply. Applicants are required to provide work related reference checks, undergo a National Criminal Record Check, and provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with the current Public Health Directive for In- home and community aged care and KKCS vaccination policy.

If you have the passion, energy, and experience to provide community care in a growing and successful social enterprise like Hunter Community Services please submit an up-to-date resume outlining your skills and experience via Seek.


Job Classification
Job Type
Business Type
Home Care Provider
Job Title
Home / Community Care Support Worker – Aged care
Salary / Pay Details
Generous remuneration package that includes not-for-profit salary packaging, which will increase your take home pay!
Posted By
Hunter Community Services
Job Reference
Newcastle NSW 2300
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