Community Care Workers - East Melbourne

Applications open until: 26-Jul-2019
State: Victoria
Location: East Melbourne
Type of employment: Community Care
  • Opportunities to join our team are available – working across 7 days (between the hours of 7am and 9pm) including weekends
  • Part Time /flexible working hours
  • The ability to speak a language other than English is advantageous ie Greek, Italian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Macedonian

As our service continues to grow, HammondCare has fantastic opportunities for Home Care Services roles in Melbourne with vacancies in the Eastern metro region.

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.

We are passionate about improving quality of life for people in need and are currently looking for people who share this passion.  Our 'At Home' services 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 their own home.

About the roles

The role of the Care Worker (Home Care Services) works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to deliver a range of "in-home" aged care services to clients who are in receipt of a Dementia Specific home care package.  It requires services tailored to the needs of individuals, delivered within budget and service expectations.  The Care Worker (Home Care Services) works mostly alone in the clients' homes, but under the supervision of the Home Care Services Manager.  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 to maximise client satisfaction.

About you

  • Qualified in Aged Care (Certificate III highly desirable)
  • Experience in caring for people with dementia.
  • The ability to take initiative and to problem-solve.
  • The ability to be flexible and adapt to changing needs.
  • The ability to use a smart phone (i.e. mobile phone with touch screen, internet, and email) and basic computer skills.
  • The ability to work independently and to accept a level of responsibility.
  • The ability to be a team player and work effectively as part of a team.
  • A current Australian Driver's Licence and your own reliable registered and comprehensively insured vehicle.

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!

For an information pack, including the selection criteria, and details on how to apply, please click on the link below:

CCW East Melbourne Infopack July 2019

For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please phone Gen Kingston-Yates or Christine Demou, 1800 826 166

Closing Date: 26 July 2019

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