Community Support Worker - Casual

Job no: 751771
Work type: Casual
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Community Services
  • Yorke & Lower North Community Health
  • Salary: $26.82 - $27.72 per hour + 25% casual loading - Casual - WHA3/WHA4

 

You will assist in providing a direct client service to persons who are aged, frail or disabled who wish to remain living in their own home with some assistance. This will include assisting clients with showering and other hygiene, cleaning tasks and minor household duties as determined by the client’s Case Manager and recorded on the Home Help Service Plan. You will also provide valuable social support by helping clients with their shopping, banking, bill paying and medication collection. Providing a client focused approach that is based on strengths and encourages independence, you will maintain confidentiality at all times and not discuss clients and their environment with anyone not involved in the client’s care. You will report any changes in a client’s circumstances, such as their physical, mental and social wellbeing, to the Home Based Services Coordinator, and participate in mandatory training workshops designed to assist in overall client care and legislative requirements. 

To be employed at the WHA4 level, you will need to hold a Certificate III in Aged Care or Home Based Services, and be capable of assisting with clients’ personal care and other activities of daily living. This will include skills in performing household cleaning tasks. Motivated and reliable, you must be capable of working effectively and sensitively with frail disabled people of all ages. Demonstrating the ability to communicate respectively with people with a range of diverse value systems, cultural differences and special needs, you will be flexible in responding appropriately in different situations. 

Our two main sites are at Minlaton and Wallaroo but we provide services across Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below.

Download File 751771 Community Support Worker WHA3 - Job Pack.pdf

Download File 751771 Community Support Worker WHA4 - Job Pack.pdf

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Applications close: Cen. Australia Standard Time

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