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Reference Number 11875
Position Title Care Worker
Employment Type Casual
Department CCP Gympie
Location Gympie CCP K-ESS
Classification Blue Care / WMQ Care & Support Employees Enterprise Agreement 2013 - CSE Care Employee Level 3
Hours per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Care Worker - Sunshine Coast 

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                       

WMQ's Community Care Program is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Care Workers in the Sunshine Coast 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. 

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 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

 

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at www.wmq.org.au by 4pm of the closing date.

For more information please contact Kelly Olsen via email at kolsen@wmq.org.au 

Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland:

 Working alongside people who love what they do

Above Award pay

Packaging

Income Protection

Product Discounts

Travel Discounts

Access to discounted holiday units

Employee Assistance Program

 

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
Closing Date 31/03/2020
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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.