Care Assistant - Yeppoon & Capricorn Coast

Job Description

  • $31 per hour
  • $1.06 per km + paid travel time between clients
  • Access to NFP salary packaging to increase your take home pay

We have a permanent part-time position available for a Care Assistant supporting our clients across Yeppoon, Emu Park & Capricorn Coast. 

Your Role

As a care assistant you'll be looking after the most important people in our organisation - our clients. Your tasks will include:

  • Providing the very best care and support to clients in line with their personalised care plans
  • Assisting clients to develop skills to encourage their independence
  • Attending to clients' personal care needs, including showering, dressing and other daily activities
  • Assisting clients with their medication requirements
  • Working as part of the care team, using a holistic approach, to look at every aspect of our clients' care

Your Attributes

We're looking for a person who has what it takes to make a difference in our clients' lives, you have:

  • A warm and caring nature
  • The willingness to go the extra mile
  • A positive attitude towards health and wellbeing
  • The flexibility to work a varied roster

How You'll Benefit

You'll become part of the Ozcare family and will receive:

  • 5 weeks annual leave plus leave loading (pro-rated)
  • NFP Salary Packaging and entertainment and meals card totalling $18,550 per year
  • Uniform and laundry allowance
  • Paid kms and travel time between clients
  • Mobile phone supplied
  • Employee Assistance Program

Role Requirements

  • Current Police Screening Certificate
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check (Yellow Card) and Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care or Home & Community Care
  • A reliable roadworthy vehicle, with current registration and comprehensive insurance
  • Current Queensland driver's licence
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificates
  • Proof of immunity, or willingness to become vaccinated against, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (Chicken Pox) & Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Good computer & mobile device skills

We're hiring smiles! Our staff are our greatest asset and we acknowledge and thank them for their ongoing hard work, dedication and commitment to helping our clients live their best lives.     

Welcoming All

We welcome everyone to become part of the Ozcare family regardless of belief, ethnic or social background, health and gender. Ozcare is the organisation it is today because of each person who is a part of it. This spirit of togetherness is reflected in our mission and values, and our commitment to reconciliation. First Nations applicants are strongly encouraged to apply