Community Support Worker

Location:
Liverpool  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Ongoing  
Department:
Home Care Community Support Workers
Salary:
Salary packaging available.
Supporting Documentation:

CatholicCare Sydney is the official social services agency of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Sydney. We are a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people in Sydney across a wide range of social services.

We are looking for Community Support Workers who want a rewarding role providing professional and person-centred in-home support for the daily living needs of seniors in the Sydney Metropolitan area.  Greek and Italian-speaking workers are currently in demand.  

The role may include assisting seniors with: 

  • Accompanying clients on errands and appointments 
  • Domestic assistance
  • Meal preparation
  • Personal care
  • Social Support 

Position Details: Multiple permanent part-time positions, casual positions will also be considered. 

Selection Criteria

 Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following: 

  • Ability to undertake the duties of the role in accordance with CatholicCare’s Mission, Vision and Values; and Code of Ethics and Conduct 
  • Minimum of Certificate III in Aged Care or Home and Community Care or related discipline, or working towards this qualification
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently and unsupervised
  • Sound understanding of the issues facing aged people and carers
  • Ability to build professional rapport with others and maintain a person-centred approach to all activities 
  • Sound organisational skills and the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Current Drivers Licence and access to a registered roadworthy motor vehicle
  • Availability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to use a smart phone

Click "Apply Now" to begin your online application! To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role. Act now as applications for this position will be reviewed as received. 

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment. Due to the physical nature of the role, CatholicCare requires preferred candidates to undergo a pre-employment functional assessment.  

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice for Women. People of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; people living with a disability are encouraged to apply.