Care Worker (Respite Cottage)

Applications open until: Open until further notice
State: NSW
Location: Lucinda Cottage, Wahroonga
Type of employment: Community Care
  • Part-time opportunity base at Lucinda Cottage, Wahroonga NSW
  • Provide and support and care for our clients who are in our respite facility
  • Must be available to work weekends, evenings and sleepovers

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) role in this instance will be delivering care within the Lucinda Cottage. 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 care according to the requirements of the clients individual care plan.
  • 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 – Selection Criteria

  • 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!

Please submit your application including a resume and cover letter that addresses the above selection criteria

Attention: CCW2 – Lucinda Cottage

Email: recruitment@hammond.com.au

For any queries please contact Amanda Weaver on 9488 2288.

Please see attached for additional information:

Care Worker (Respite Cottage) March 2019

Closing Date, Open until further notice

All short listed applicants for these roles will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.