Community Care Workers - Northern Sydney

Applications open until: 01-Dec-2019
State: NSW
Location: Northern Sydney
Type of employment: Community Care
  • Part-time opportunities available across the week
  • Role based across our HammondCare at Home services across Hornsby, Chatswood, Northern Beaches, Mosman and Gordon NSW areas
  • Provide care and support to our clients

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

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.
  • Abide by all HammondCare Workplace Health & Safety Policies and Procedures, including reporting of hazardous procedures and work areas and anything that has or might compromise the care of the client or the health of the staff member.

About you

  • 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.
  • Administrative and computer skills.
  • 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!

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

CCW NS info June 2019

For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please contact Northern Sydney – 1800 826 166.

Closing Date: 1 December 2019

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