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Reference Number 12077
Position Title Care Worker
Employment Type Casual
Department CCP Bundaberg
Location Bundaberg CCP K-ESS
Classification Care & Support Employees EA - CSE Care Employee Level 2
Hours per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Care Worker - Bundaberg 

 

About the Company

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years’ experience in caring for our community, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.

                       

About the Role

WMQ's Community Care Program is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Care Workers in the Bundaberg region to join our team on a casual basis with weekend availability a must.  This role is primarily responsible for providing quality care services to clients in their own homes in accordance with their care plan. 

We require flexibility to work shifts between the hours of 6:00am up until 9:00pm. The successful applicants will be able to work with minimum supervision and be adaptable within their availability to suit and meet client needs. This role requires you to have a Comprehensively insured Motor Vehicle, Current Driver's Licence and willingness to drive and use own vehicle in the course of work. Vehicle must be suitable for transportation of clients if required.

 

Key Duties Include

·         Personal care (showering/dressing)
·         Continence management
·         Assistance with meals
·         Domestic Assistance (cleaning)
·         Shopping
·         Assistance with transport for medical appointments
·         Social activities
·         Carer support
·         In home respite care and access to other services and any other tasks as stated in the care plan. 

 

Skills and Experience

·         Certificate III in the field of Aged Care, Disability or Mental Health or equivalent/relevant qualifications. (We will consider applicants working towards these qualifications)
·         Ability to provide excellent, flexible and holistic care to a variety of customers with varying needs
·         Understand and commitment to the principles and practices of privacy, confidentiality and professional boundaries in relation to all customers and staff
·         To record and submit daily tasks and time sheets accurately (i.e. in live time) via the ComCare system
·         Ability to report changes in a customer's condition, needs or other relevant information to the customer's case manager or coordinator
·         Comprehensively insured Motor Vehicle, Current Driver's Licence and willingness to drive and use own vehicle (if required) in the course of work

 

Company Culture

As a Wesley Mission Queensland team member, you will be a part of a community of over 2,400 employees and 1,500 volunteers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of the people we support. Your decision to work for Wesley Mission Queensland will help to achieve our vision of a compassionate, just, and inclusive society for all.

We believe strongly in our values of integrity, respect, empowerment, hope, justice, compassion and innovation and you can expect them to be a part of your day at work.

 

Benefits

Salary sacrificing
Income Protection
Product Discounts
Travel Discounts
Access to discounted holiday units
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible working hours
Working alongside people who love what they do

 

Applications are to be submitted online at www.wmq.org.au or simply hit the apply now button at the top of the page by 4pm of the closing date. For more information please contact Kelly Olsen via email at kolsen@wmq.org.au

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to Staff to potentially enhance remuneration. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Straits Islander Community.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Certificate III in the field of Aged Care, Disability or Mental Health or equivalent/relevant qualifications.
Desirable: Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
Contact Person Kelly OLSEN
Contact Number
Contact Email kolsen@wmq.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Leanne Brown
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 25/09/2020
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.