SUPPORT WORKERS REQUIRED IN MACKAY AND SURROUNDING AREAS

Job Description

Casual and Part Time Support Workers Required

for Mackay and the surroundings areas

 

Across Australia Just Better Care provides in-home aged care and disability support services, supporting people to live independently. We are currently looking for Support Workers to join our QLD team. You can enjoy a flexible and balanced work life and support people in your community to live their best life possible.

If you feel that you would love to contribute back to the community why not join the team that is award winning. If you feel you have the compassion to assist those who need it most in our community this position is for YOU.

 

The role:

This role involves travelling between customer’s homes and assisting them with daily living and lifestyle requirements by providing person-centred care and support.

 

 

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Personal care: showering, dressing, grooming and medication assistance
  • Domestic assistance: light household cleaning, laundry and meal preparation
  • Social support/transportation: social activities, shopping/groceries, travelling to medical appointments
  • Supporting customers in the use of aids and personal equipment including: standing or walking frames, wheelchairs, manual or electric hoists, sliding sheets or moving boards, hearing aids and other physical aids
  • Supporting customers with complex and/or challenging needs
  • Monitoring the well-being of customers and reporting on their progress
  • Participating in staff meetings and attending training as required

 

What you will need:
  • Minimum Certificate III or IV in Aged Care, Home & Community Care, Individual Support or Disability Services (preferred)
  • Current CPR / First Aid Certificate
  • Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Current and satisfactory Federal Police Check, Yellow Card
  • Current Australian Driver’s License
  • Reliable, registered and insured vehicle (comprehensive insurance is preferred)
  • Smartphone with internet access
  • Experience in working with Mental Health (desirable)

 

What we offer:
  • Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Above award wages
  • Career progression
  • Varied work supporting a diverse range of customers
  • Ability to work independently and close to home
  • Training & development opportunities (including free access to our online learning tools & programs)
  • Access to our free Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff recognition programs
  • Ongoing support and advice from experienced, friendly, local office staff

 

Next steps:

If you would like to join our growing team of Support Workers and become part of our friendly, professional network please Apply today.

 

Just Better Care recognizes the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in its workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply