Care Assistant - Community Care

Job Description

  • $31.91 per hour
  • Casual
  • Smart mobile phone supplied
  • $0.94 per km reimbursement
  • Paid travel time between clients


Your Role

As a care assistant you'll be looking after the most important people in our organisation - our clients.

Your tasks will include:

  • Providing the very best care and support to clients in line with their personalised care plans
  • Assisting clients to develop skills to encourage their independence
  • Attending to clients' personal care needs, including showering, dressing and other daily activities
  • Assisting clients with their medication requirements
  • Working as part of the care team, using a holistic approach, to look at every aspect of our clients' care

Your Attributes

We're looking for a person who has what it takes to make a difference in our clients' lives.

You have:

  • A warm and caring nature
  • The willingness to go the extra mile
  • A positive attitude towards health and wellbeing
  • The flexibility to work a varied roster

How You'll Benefit

You'll become part of the Ozcare family, and in addition to the training and support that you would expect, you will also receive:

  • Optional salary packaging, meal entertainment cards, and novated leases
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Uniform and laundry allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid km's and travel time between clients

Role Requirements

  • Be vaccinated (and maintain up-to-date vaccinations) against Influenza and Covid-19
  • Proof of immunity, or willingness to become vaccinated against, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (Chicken Pox) & Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Current Police Screening Certificate
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check (Yellow Card) and Blue Card (Working with Children Check)
  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care or Home & Community Care
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificates
  • A reliable roadworthy vehicle, with current registration and comprehensive insurance
  • Current Queensland driver's licence
  • Good computer & mobile device skills