Community Care Worker - Tweed Heads & Murwillumbah

Applications open until: 17/03/2021
State: NSW
Location: Tweed Heads
Type of employment: Community Care

 Community Care Worker

HammondCare At Home is building a nationwide footprint of home care, including rural regions across NSW, ACT, Victoria and Queensland.

We are constantly expanding into new areas and thrive to provide home care services wherever our clients are located. We are seeking a several part-time Community Care Workers (to provide support to our Clients in our new location across Tweed Heads, Murwillumbah and surrounding areas. We are building an entirely new team, and this is a fantastic opportunity to grow with us.

Community Care Worker - what's involved in the role?

Our Community Care Workers are part of a dedicated & well supported team providing care in the home, including personal care (helping clients to shower, toilet, and change), housework, shopping, medication supervision, according to each client’s care plan. Our staff take the time to fully understand the individual needs of every person we care for and give them the chance to give back to their community. The role of a Community Support Worker actively supports the individual needs of aged people who are living at home, either independently or with family.

Our team is passionate about doing whatever we can to empower our Clients to maintain their independence as much as possible so that they can get the most enjoyment out of life.

We have shifts for our Care Workers available between Mon- Sun between 7am-8pm. We can be flexible and have shifts between school hours. We offer a rewarding career path and this is a great time to join a new team.

So, what do you need to apply?

  • No formal qualification necessary, however Certificate III Aged Care is an advantage.
  • First Aid certificate desirable
  • Evidence you have had a recent Flu Vaccine, or be willing to obtain one for the role.
  • Empathy and compassion are a must have. We can train you how to do the job, as long as you have the willingness and desire to do so.
  • You do need a car and current Australian drivers licence to travel between our Clients homes. We pay for your travel time and mileage.  (Drives can be between 30 to 45 minutes)
  • Administrative and computer skills, including the usage of a smart phone.
  • A strong team player attitude, someone who will communicate changes in care, completion of all documentation, while maintaining confidentiality.
  • What makes HammondCare At Home different to other home care providers?
  • We offer clients a small and consistent team of carers and registered nurses, who take the time to get to know our clients.
  • Our care is truly personalised to meet the individual and unique needs of each person that we provide care for.
  • All our Carers are trained in providing specialised dementia care, so people living with dementia can continue to enjoy life and remain in their own home.
  • We offer unlimited 24/7 phone support for all our Carers while on the job

So what’s in it for you?

  • Every day our Care Workers are committed to "Making People's Lives Better". We do this through commitment to engage and align with HammondCare's Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • HammondCare offers its staff excellent training & development opportunities, a supportive environment and a fabulous benefits program.
  • Permanent roles are available with a minimum guarantee of 20 hours per week
  • Paid training and opportunities to gain formal qualifications through our HammondCare College
  • PPE Provided by HammondCare. No cost to our employees
  • Paid Bonuses (Retention Bonus, refer a Client bonus and Refer a Friend bonus)
  • Penalty rates paid for over time, broken shifts and weekend shifts
  • Comprehensive and ongoing training, buddy shifts and development is provided

If you are ready to make a difference with HammondCare, Apply Now!

For any specific queries please contact Area Manager Jo Campbell

Closing date: 17th March 2021

All short-listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check, a pre-employment functional assessment, references, and must provide evidence of an influenza vaccination.

Our Talent Acquisition Team kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. HammondCare is not responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes