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Support Worker

  • : Regal Care Pty Ltd
  • : 01-Jul-2020
  • : Hawthorn VIC 3122
About the Job

Support Workers
 

About us:

Regal Care Pty Ltd is a purpose-driven business offering personalized assistance to the elderly, people with disabilities (physical or intellectual) or anyone who needs a hand. We support our clients with domestic assistance, personal care and community access. We aim to empower our clients within a supportive environment through quality care, where trust and bonds can be also be developed with the provision of new skills and increased independence.
 

Currently we are recruiting support workers on a casual basis and offer 15-25 hours every week within a reasonable geographical area who have a passion for helping others and will be committed to doing so. The hours will roughly be between 9am - 5pm.
 
 

Role overview:
 

A home support worker will be providing support with a variety of tasks. Every day and every client will be unique.
 

  • Personal care assistance: Showering/grooming, assisting with dressing and aiding with transfers/hoists
  • Community Access: Transportation to appointments or events as well as attendance and support with community access and socialisation 
  • Individual support: Aiding in the development of new skills and assisting clients with achieving independence 
  • Domestic assistance: Meal preparation, grocery shopping, laundry assistance and changing bedding
  • Household cleaning: Vacuuming, mopping, dusting, indoor window cleaning
  • Provision of ongoing, consistent and comprehensive support as well as practical assistance
  • Recording daily achievements and constructing progress notes
  • Reviewing and managing care/support plans and documenting with relevancy 
  • Maintaining data integrity in terms of the privatisation of sensitive information 
     

Minimum requirements:

  • Nationally accredited Certificate IV in Disability - or a related health discipline 
  • Clear National Police Check 
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Valid Australian Driver’s Licence and Comprehensive Car Insurance
  • Working with Children Check (Preferred) 

All qualifications or certifications must be current and nationally recognised or accredited within Australia.
 

 
 

Required experience:
 

  • Previous experience providing support for individuals that experience multiple and complex needs (2 years or more)
  • Previous experience working with equipment and aids such as hoists, transfer boards, slide sheets, commodes, shower chairs, manual and motorised wheelchairs etc. (2 years or more)
     

Required service region:
Central Melbourne region within the following municipalities:

  • Melbourne
  • Port Phillip
  • Yarra
  • Stonnington
  • Boroondara
  • Glen Eira
  • Bayside

 

Benefits:

  • First aid allowance
  • Travel and mobile phone allowance
  • Performance bonuses of up to $10 per shift

Being available to work on at least 3 days excluding weekends, a passion to support your local community and a go-getter attitude are the secrets of highly successful team members.
 

Ideally, you will have a kind and professional disposition and are able to work autonomously, as well as management of your rosters and timesheets. 
Support given must be sensitive, client-focused and community-orientated, bearing mind of the recovery process where appropriate.

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Job Type
Business Type
Disability Support Provider
Job Title
Support Worker
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Flexible
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Regal Care Pty Ltd
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Has Police check?
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Location
Hawthorn VIC 3122
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