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Organisation : Uniting

Location : Australia

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Not Specified - OLD

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 13 Jun, 2024

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

About the role

  • Increase fortnight take-home pay with access to $15,900 salary packaging benefits!
  • 10% gap discount for childcare services with Uniting Early Learning
  • Multiple positions available

About the opportunity

The Home and Community Care Program For Younger People (HACC PYP) supports younger people with disabilities or medical/health conditions, and their respective carers to live as independently as possible in their own homes. Younger people are defined as people less than 65 years, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged less than 50 years. The Program assists with a range of daily activities including personal care, dressing, preparing meals, house cleaning, property maintenances, community access and using public transport.

As a Community Care Worker, you will directly support younger people with disabilities and their carers with daily living activities and domestic tasks. The role will enable consumers to maintain independence and enhance their quality of life.

HACC PYP community care work involves a flexible rostering arrangement in which the workplace is primarily the private homes of clients or their carers in Baw Baw and Latrobe local government areas.

What’s on offer

Join an organisation where we don’t just provide a service. We use our connections, our size, our scale, and our knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.

In addition to receiving a salary equivalent to SCHADS Level 2 and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and an ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.

Paid parental leave (10 weeks) is available for eligible employees.

Receive 10% discount on the childcare subsidy gap fee when using a Uniting Early Learning service or centre.

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a minimum Certificate III in Home and Community Care or equivalent qualification.

You will also have:

  • Previous experience in the provision of care to vulnerable people such as children, people with disabilities or elderly people
  • Demonstrated ability to perform routine domestic tasks as necessary to maintain the normal function of a household
  • Ability to provide social and emotional support for clients in a sensitive and confidential manner
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Current first aid and CPR certificates

How to apply

Click APPLY to submit your interest. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through and conducting interviews prior to applications closing. Please send your application through as a priority as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you have any questions about the opportunity, please contact Shani Ross – Team Leader, Home & Community Care Program For Younger People on 03 5144 7777.

Click here to view the position description.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

How to apply

Please click on the apply now button for further details.

Please quote in application: Community Care Worker via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Not_Specified_-_OLD

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