Community Care Worker - Lucinda Cottage

Applications open until: 25-July-2020
State: NSW
Location: Wahroonga
Type of employment: Community Care

Are you a naturally caring individual who has previous experience or currently seeking an opportunity to move into a community Care Worker Role?


  • Casual opportunity based at Lucinda Cottage, Wahroonga
  • Provide and support and care for guests staying at our overnight respite cottage
  • Flexible working arrangements

About HammondCare

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need.

Bringing these health, hospital and aged care services together, HammondCare has been able to develop innovative, flexible care models designed to serve people with complex health or aged care needs, regardless of their circumstances.

HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles.

About the Role

  • The role of the Care Worker (HammondCare At Home) works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to deliver a range of “in-home” aged care services to guests who are in receipt of a home care package and/or other aged care services (i.e. Respite, Social Club, Transpac, CHSP, etc).
  • The Care Worker (HammondCare At Home) role in this instance will be delivering care within the Lucinda Cottage. This role is expected to deliver outstanding levels of client service and to perform delegated duties to a high standard within the HammondCare Mission and Core Values so as to maximise client satisfaction.
  • The essence of this role:
  • Deliver care according to the requirements of the clients individual care plan.
  • Enable each client to have the opportunity to succeed at the activities of daily living which promote dignity, self-respect and maintain the client’s quality of life and abilities.
  • Maintain and update care activities and client status in clients’ notes and ensure completion of all documentation, while maintaining confidentiality.

About you – Selection Criteria

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • No formal qualification necessary, however Certificate III Aged Care is an advantage.
  • Evidence of regard for elderly people, experience in providing care for another person is an advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of (or willingness to gain knowledge of) People living with dementia and their needs and a willingness to build relationships with people who have dementia.
  • Experienced in operating effectively in a multi-site environment.
  • A current drivers licence and safe driving record. Willingness to travel between HammondCare’s sites and services.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Empathy and patience.

HammondCare offers its staff competitive salaries, excellent training & development opportunities, a supportive environment and a fabulous benefits program. For more info check out our website: www.hammond.com.au/careers

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

Please submit your application including a resume and cover letter that addresses the above selection criteria and click the apply now button

For any queries please contact recruitment at recruitment@hammond.com.au

Closing Date: 15th of July  2020

All short listed applicants for these roles will be asked to consent to a criminal record check attend a pre employment functional assessment and provide evidence of a current 2020 influenza vaccination.