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Reference Number 11792
Position Title Care Worker
Employment Type Casual
Department CCP Brisbane South
Location Brisbane South CCP K-ESS
Classification WMQ Care & Support Employees Enterprise Agreement 2018 - CSE Care Employee Level 2
Hours per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Care Workers – Brisbane Southside

 

About the Company

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, with more than 50 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year.  As a not for profit organisation, everything we do is for purpose and not profit.  All funds that we receive are invested back into our community services and programs, which provide vital assistance to people throughout Queensland.

To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au                       

About the Role

WMQ's Community Care Program is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Care Workers in the Brisbane Southside region to join our team on a casual basis (with the view of becoming permanent).  This role is primarily responsible for providing quality care services to clients in their own homes in accordance with their care plan. 

Our services run 7 days a week 365 days a year. 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.

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 timesheets 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

 

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 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: Must have Certificate III in the field of Aged Care, Disability or Mental Health or equivalent/relevant qualifications
Essential: Must have Full Comprehensive Insurance for vehicle
Desirable: Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
Contact Person Kelly OLSEN
Contact Number
Contact Email kolsen@wmq.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.