Support Worker – Emerald

  • Company:
    Centacare Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

About the Opportunity

CentacareCQhas opportunities for Support Workers to join the Community Care Service Team based in Emerald.

The pre-requisites of this position are as follows :

  • Current Blue and Yellow Cards or be willing to obtain these
  • Experience working with moderate to high challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated experience with personal care, medications, hoists & manual handling
  • A current Australian Drivers Licence and be willing to transport people in your car when required
  • A current First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain one
  • What we are looking for:

  • A team player 
  • Need the ability to be flexible, strong and resilient in various challenging situations
  • Experience with personal care, medications, manual handling and behaviour support plans
  • Be willing to work shift over a 24/7 roster and emergency shifts
  • Duties include: 

  • Domestic assistance, which may include sweeping, mopping and vacuuming, dusting, folding, ironing, cleaning bathroom and toilet and any other suitable house duties;
  • Personal care – assisting clients with daily self-care tasks;
  • Meals – to deliver in home meals or assist with preparation of meals;
  • Transport – delivered in CentacareCQ vehicles
  • Social support, such as visiting services, assisting people with shopping and other social activities;
  • Medication assistance;
  • Respite services.
  • About the Benefits

    The successful candidate will also enjoy a range of outstanding benefits, including:

  • In-service training and professional development (you will receive extensive induction before commencing employment, as well as ongoing development opportunities);
  • A healthy work/life balance and supports family friendly practices within the workplace;

  • Generous salary sacrificing benefits to increase your take-home pay.
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