Community Care Workers

Applications open until: 25-Jan-2019
State: NSW
Location: Mudgee, NSW
Type of employment: Community Care
  • Part-time and/or casual opportunities are available across 7 days per week (7am start desirable)
  • Are you an “empty nester” and looking for a way to contribute to your community now the kids have left home?
  • Are you looking for a role for 2019 where you can say “I made a difference today”?

HammondCare currently has fantastic opportunities for HammondCare At Home Care Workers in Mudgee.

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. 

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 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 clients 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) works mostly alone in the clients’ homes, but under the direct supervision of their Case Manager or service Manager (for other aged care services). 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 a range of ‘in-home’ and/or other aged care services according to the care requirements and care plans of each client.
  • 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

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • No experience in Aged Care is required except a passion & enthusiasm to care for the elderly in their home.
  • 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.
  • Flexible in your approach to work & hours, & enjoy a degree of responsibility in your job. We do require people to be available from 7am. We also have a need for care delivery in the mornings, afternoons, evenings & weekends. A current driver’s license and safe driving record. Willingness to travel between HammondCare’s sites and services.
  • Experience using a smart phone
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Your most valuable qualities will be kindness and common sense.

Why work for HammondCare?

  • We are a Values driven, rapidly growing organisation
  • Good work/life balance
  • A supportive team environment
  • Extensive training and development opportunities
  • HammondCare has a career development framework designed to develop and support you in your role and provide career progression and opportunities.

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 see click on the link below:

CCW MudgeeInfopack Jan 2019 Final

For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please contact Julie Miner on 6338 1307

Closing Date: 25 January 2019

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