Community Care Workers – Cardiff, NSW

Applications open until: 17-Nov-2019
State: NSW
Location: Cardiff
Type of employment: Community Care
  • Fantastic part time opportunity across 7 days a week– minimum of 10-20 hours per week
  • Role based across the Cardiff region in NSW
  • Must be available to work on weekends and evenings

Permanent Part- Time roles are available with a minimum guarantee of 10-20 hours per week, working in areas across Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and Lower Hunter Areas, including but not limited to the suburbs of Morisset, Toronto, Cardiff, Warners Bay, Swansea, Belmont, Newcastle and Thornton.

About HammondCare

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

We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services.  HammondCare seeks to embed evidence based best practice in its services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care. 

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

Community Care Workers deliver a range of ‘At Home’ aged care services and mostly work independently in clients’ homes, but with direct support from their Care Manager.

Our 'At Home' services in Cardiff are growing, and we are seeking Care Workers who genuinely want to make a difference in older people's lives, by enabling our clients to maintain their sense of independence and wellbeing in a community setting.

About you (Selection Criteria)

  • A current drivers licence, reliable car and safe driving record is required
  • Willingness to travel between clients homes in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Lower Hunter Region;
  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare's Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action;
  • Empathy, patience and a caring nature is essential;
  • No formal qualifications necessary, however Certificate III related to Aged Care is highly regarded;
  • Passion for providing care for elderly people and to care for those living with dementia;

Why HammondCare

  • Permanent roles are available with a minimum guarantee of 10-20 hours per week
  • Career progression is promoted for all of our Care Workers, with opportunities to progress through to Management level;
  • Full training is provided, with mentoring, ongoing education and opportunities to gain formal qualifications through our HammondCare College;
  • Local offices, local Managers and a 24 hour support line are accessible for our Care Workers to ensure that all of our staff feel well supported within their role and daily duties;
  • Salary Packaging is offered to all of our staff (increasing take-home pay) and we also provide an exclusive employee benefits program; 
  • Competitive salaries and conditions are offered, including penalty rates, paid travel time and kilometres, direct reimbursement of tolls/parking costs incurred at work, and a broken shift allowance any time you have a gap over 1 hour in your schedule;

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

For details on how to apply, please see the attachment below.

CCW info Cardiff Nov 2019

If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please address the Selection Criteria with your application.

If you are interested in this position then Apply Now.

Any information not answered in the information pack, please contact Jarmilla Clay on 1800 826 166.

Closing Date: 17 November 2019

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and pre-employment functional assessment.