Home Help – Albany

  • Company:
    Silver Chain
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
  • Attractive salary packaging options – up to $15,899 tax free 
  • Friendly, supportive working environment
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • The opportunity

    We have an immediate opportunity for experienced community domestic workers to join Silver Chain Group in the position of Home Help on a casual basis.

    We are seeking applicants with the availability to across Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri,Sat between the hours of 0700-1600. Applicants will need to demonstrate flexibility and commitment to shifts on offer to ensure continuity of services to our clients.

    This position will predominantly work in the following suburbs:

    Albany and surrounding suburbs

    Key responsibilities

    Our Home Helps deliver a high-quality service within client’s homes by assisting with domestic tasks that they are unable to do, and to encourage clients to actively participate in activities that maintain their independence. Responsibilities can include general housekeeping (sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, dusting), making beds, laundry (washing and ironing), occasional shopping, assistance with correspondence and occasional food preparation.

    About you

    We are seeking individuals who share our vision of providing the world’s best health and aged care in the home, so Australians can confidently live their lives as they choose. Your commitment to our values of – Care, Community, Integrity and Excellence will be reflected in your approach and the way in which you provide services and care within the community.

    To be successful in this role, you will possess; 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to encourage and motivate clients to do as much for themselves as possible.
  • Take pride in your work with the ability to prioritise workload and work independently. 
  • Demonstrated skills in professional housekeeping and food preparation. 
  • Candidates possessing a Basic First Aid Certificate will be highly regarded.
  • Satisfactory national Police Certificate (on commencement of employment and updated every three years per the Aged Care Act 1997).
  • Current motor vehicle driver’s licence (with no restrictions) and access to a reliable registered motor vehicle with a minimum of third party insurance. Current full motor vehicle driver’s licence (not on P or L plates) and access to a reliable registered motor vehicle with a minimum of third party insurance.

    Under the Aged Care act 1997, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

    Our Process

    Providing our clients with only the best in care and services is our number one priority. We run a competitive, multi-stage process to help us identify the best candidates to enable us to keep providing the best support to our clients.

    Should you be shortlisted we will invite you to complete an online video interview which helps us assess your suitability for the role.

    Benefits

  • Travel Allowance of $.78 per kilometre for travel between clients
  • Smart phone provided to perform your work
  • Health Care benefits
  • Social Club – discounted tickets for movies, the zoo and more (dependant on location)