Community Support Worker - Canterbury/Bankstown

Location:
Bankstown  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Ongoing  
Department:
Home Care Community Support Workers
Closing Date:
04/06/2022
Supporting Documentation:

  • Work close to home
  • Meaningful work where every day you make a difference
  • Great benefits such as salary packaging, above award leave conditions, and wellbeing support
  • Permanent part-time

Are you a dedicated and caring person looking for a role in a supportive team where you can make a real difference to your client’s wellbeing? If so, we have multiple part-time opportunities for Community Support Workers to join our team to provide care and support to seniors with their daily living and changing needs to promote their independence and community engagement.

The organisation and culture

CatholicCare has been providing safe, quality Home Care services to the people of Sydney for more than 80 years.

When working with CatholicCare you will have the opportunity to work with regular clients in a person-centred way, working with your clients to support them to live and age well.  We are committed to an inclusive culture where all employees feel valued, respected, accepted, fully able and empowered to contribute.

What can we offer you?

  • The opportunity to work as part of a committed and passionate team who make a real difference in the community
  • We offer competitive remuneration and the opportunity to maximise your take-home pay with salary packaging (which reduces your income tax and increases your take-home pay)
  • We offer you stability through regular and guaranteed hours as a permanent part-time employee
  • We value your wellbeing and offer free access to a premium mindfulness app, EAP counselling for you and your family members, yearly flu vaccinations and other regular wellbeing activities to support you through your working day
  • We value your professional growth and provide access to specialised aged care training both on-line and face to face as well as regular meetings and a Staff Development team to support you
  • Generous leave entitlements including additional Personal/Carers leave and generous Long Service Leave
  • Paid Bonus scheme – refer a friend

About the role

We are looking for people with a caring and friendly nature to provide personal care and domestic support services to elderly clients in their homes. As a Community Support Worker your duties include the following:

  • Providing personal care to clients
  • Assistance with household chores 
  • Assisting with meal preparation
  • Assisting with Medication
  • Accompanying clients to the shops and appointments 
  • Providing social support and community engagement

Our key requirements 

As the ideal candidate you will need the following:

  • A desire to help older people thrive and continue to live independently in their homes
  • Qualifications in Aged Care (or similar) or working towards.
  • COVID Vaccination 3 doses as per NSW Public Health order
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • A driver’s licence and registered car
  • To be friendly, caring, reliable and punctual 
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to work independently
  • Be able to use a smart phone

If you think you meet all the above, then we would love to hear from you!

Greek, Italian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Croatian, Serbian and Bosnian speaking workers are particularly in demand, so if you meet the above key requirements and speak any of these languages, or any other language, we would love the opportunity to meet with you. 

Take the next step and find out more about the role, or submit a job application, by visiting www.catholiccare.org/jobs

For enquiries, please contact Nada Miski 0438 178 386 or Liz Hand 0420 621 598.

At CatholicCare, we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers and students to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of engagement.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and will also require a Working with Children Check.

 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.