Direct Care Worker


Hobart, TAS

Posted 12/9/2019

Reference Number22581Position TitleDirect Care WorkerEmployment TypeCasualEntityTasmaniaLocationStrathdevon CACPsAward ClassificationHours0Position Summary
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  • Location: Latrobe

At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,500 staff are committed to high quality services and care.

In this context UA seeks experienced Direct Care Workers with Certificate III in Community Services (Aged Care) to join our innovative and expanding community based service, supporting older people living in their own homes.

The Direct Care Worker will be directly responsible to the Client Advisor and will provide services to clients including domestic assistance, shopping, showering, socialization and transport.

Ideal candidates will be reliable and adaptable, motivated and committed to the provision of quality care and continuous improvement, and have the capacity to work well autonomously and in a team environment.

Experience in aged care is preferred, and the ability to speak a second language will be highly regarded.

A current driver’s licence and vehicle are required.

This appointment is subject to a satisfactory Police Check.

Benefits of working with UA include:

  • Being part of a culture that makes a daily difference in people's lives
  • Being part of an organisation with core values of Respect, Partnership, Wisdom, Fairness and Stewardship
  • Professional development and education programs
  • Opportunities for career progression 
  • Salary Packaging
Selection CriteriaEssential: Do you have Certificate III Individual Support?
Essential: Do you have experience working as a Direct Care Worker in the community setting?
Essential: Please describe how you would go about ensuring that the care you provide to residents is in accordance with individual care plans?
Essential: Please outline what skills you bring to a team, and what do you believe makes a great team?
Essential: What does working within the ethos (values) of the Uniting Church mean to you?
Contact PersonMelissa GardinerContact Number0436 299 454Contact Emailmgardiner@unitingagewell.orgClosing Date22/12/2019Position Description
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