Lifestyle Support Assistant / Personal Care Worker

Job Description

At Envigor we truly believe that “every moment has potential” to ensure that our clients live, and age well in their own homes. We have over 10 years’ experience as an approved provider in Home Care, Veteran’s Community Nursing (DVA) and Disability Support (NDIS) specialising in older clients. 

You may have seen our ads before. We are rapidly growing in the community home care sector and that’s why we are always looking for people to join our team, people who are passionate about upholding our organisational values: 

Integrity – Caring – Family – Team

Your Role

You will be committed in supporting our clients to live and age well in their own home. While no two days are the same, some of the key factors in your workday may include:

  • Personal Care: showering, dressing, medication, continence care 
  • Domestic assistance: Meal preparation, laundry, light household cleaning 
  • Social Support/Transportation: travelling to medical appointments, community access, providing companionship 
  • Assisting with aids: frames, wheelchairs, hoists, slide sheets, hearing aids, etc
  • Monitoring the overall wellbeing of clients, recognising and reporting change with a client appropriately

Why Envigor?

We believe that our team are our biggest asset and that’s why we want to invest in you with:

  • Paid orientation/training/buddy shifts in a nurturing environment
  • Employee Assistance Program – free professional & confidential counselling sessions
  • Uniform Allowance with annual top up
  • Work-life balance - you can’t look after other’s if you don’t have the time to look after yourself 
  • Full-time contracts available with 5 weeks annual leave (accrued pro-rata for Permanent Part Time)
  • Optional Pathways Program: a roadmap for learning and development with access to our online learning platform that includes modules to help you upskill. We believe that every great Care Manager has been a great Support Worker
  • Referral Bonuses

What We Need From You 

  • A passion in caring and supporting people to live their best lives
  • Always respectful and polite while upholding professional boundaries of being friendly and not friends
  • Current driver licence and your own insured vehicle – travel is a part of the role
  • Completed a Certificate III in Aged, Community or Disability or are willing to obtain
  • Current Influenza Vaccination
  • Covid-19 Vaccinated
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening/Yellow Card – or –
  • Current National Police Check and be willing to obtain NDIS Worker Screening
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate

Lastly, you have the right attitude and you take each day as it comes as some clients can be challenging but you don’t take it personally. Delays in your day can make you feel flustered, but you know to shake it off before you greet the next client. 

 

How to apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@envigor.com.au