Community Care Worker - Rockhampton

Job Description

Mercy Community Aged Care Rockhampton supports and inspires people in need to live healthy lives within inclusive communities. Our services span the continuum of aged care, from Home Care to our Social Support group & Allied Health and believe a big part of what we do is to help our clients flourish. We are presently looking for the right people to provide care, support and assistance to a number of clients across Rockhampton. We have flexible shifts available to suit your lifestyle and as a not-for-profit you will enjoy the benefits of salary packaging to increase your take home pay.

As a Community Care Worker, you’ll work with clients in their homes, following their care plans, to provide support and ensure their needs are met.

$28.27 - $30.11 per hour plus superannuation plus generous salary packaging available depending on experience

What you’ll be doing

  • Assisting clients with their care requirements in accordance with their care plans and preferences
  • Supporting clients with transportation and community access
  • Monitoring their condition and reporting on any changes in condition or behaviour
  • Providing in-home personal care and daily living assistance including administering medication, manual handling and domestic assistance

About you:

  • Certificate III in Individualised Support, working towards or the equivalent
  • Have your own vehicle and a Queensland Provisional Green or above clear Driver’s Licence with comprehensive insurance and service history
  • Experience working alongside clients with cognitive and/or physical limitations and/or Qualifications in Aged Care would be looked upon favourably

Why Mercy Community

Mercy Community a Catholic not-for-profit that provides a wide range of services supporting families and young people, people living with a disability and the elderly. All our work is driven by our core values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity & Empowerment.

At Mercy Community, we support our employees to reach for opportunities both within their area of expertise as well as in a new field. Build a career with us and explore the possibilities of moving upwards into leadership roles or discover a new location across our broad geographic footprint.

Being part of the Mercy Community team, means you have access to some fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Increase your take home pay through the use of generous salary packaging - up to $18,550 per annum of your salary is available as a tax-free component
  • Pay for your Queensland Blue Card and NDIS Worker Screening Card when you need – saving you up to $144 if you need both cards!
  • Provide you and your immediate family free, professional and confidential counselling services including specialised First Nations counsellors

Depending on your role, you may also be eligible:

  • For annual influenza and/or other vaccination reimbursements
  • To receive pay bonus’ of $500 for successful employee referrals
  • To cash out or purchase annual leave and to take advantage of extra leave entitlements

We also ensure all our employees have access to a wide variety of excellent learning and development tools to continue your professional and personal development. This includes making sure you have access to a range of other career pathways and opportunities across Mercy.

APPLY NOW! Please note we may contact applicants prior to closing date so do not delay in applying.

Mercy Community Services is a Circle Back Initiative Employer and commit to respond to every applicant.

For any queries, please contact MCSCareers.Mailbox@mercycs.org.au.