Home Care Worker

Job Description

Join the Team

Our St George Community Aged Care & Disability team are looking for Part-time Home Care Workers to support and enable our clients maintain a happy, healthy and independent lifestyle at home.

About the Role: 

Our Home Care Workers provide social, emotional and physical care to those living at home:
  • Personal grooming and hygiene; assistance with medication reminders and general self-care
  • Outdoor activities, a gentle stroll, taking someone to the movies once a week, or helping out in the garden
  • Food shopping, menu planning and meal preparation - or assisting with arts, crafts and new creations!
  • Transport assistance to the supermarket, or to watch a local sports team
  • Helping our young people with disabilities - including visits to the hairdresser, Mani-Pedi’s or the local café for a coffee
  • Assistance with domestic duties and general help around the house

About You: 

To ensure the most effective and continuous care, we require our Home Care Workers to be dedicated, reliable and flexible with: 
  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Home & Community Care, Disability Services or similar field
  • Completion of Module HLTHPS006 - Assist clients with medication (or commitment to obtain)
  • Completion of Module HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems (or commitment to obtain)
  • A current National Police Certificate
  • Full Covid-19 Vaccination evidence
  • Open Queensland Driver Licence and your own, reliable vehicle
  • Immunisation against Tetanus, Hepatitis A and/or Hepatitis B (desired)
  • A fantastic attitude and genuine interest in helping others
  • Enjoyment in social activities, and one-on-one engagement
  • Strong communication and organisational skills - able to manage your time and support clients to do the same in an everyday capacity  

What We Offer: 

Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team.  We support our staff with learning and development initiatives.
  • Increase your take home pay with salary packaging reducing your tax.
  • Enjoy Not for Profit staff benefits at major retailers
  • Extra tax free benefits for Entertainment expenses
  • Regular and consistent levels of work are available
  • Providing quality of life for people within your local community
  • Ongoing training and support to assist with your personal and professional development  

Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues.  We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.

Application process:
Please upload  a copy of your current resume and cover letter expressing your interest.

For further information please contact:
Angie Coombes
0434 654 765 

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.