Community Support Worker - Dandenong, VIC

Qualified Carers Services Pty Ltd

Must have car & Licence, Police check, WWCC & First aid, Experience in Aged/disability Care, Cert 3 in Age


Please Note: No Sponsorship is offered for this position

Community Support Worker - Dandenong, VIC

Qualifications/requirements

-Relevant experience working with Aged Care and/or Disability Care.
-Successful completion in Certificate III or working towards a diploma/degree/post-grad in Aged Care/Nursing or related discipline. (Desired)
- Must have car and licence, police check, working with children's check and first aid
 
Support Workers are to provide the following services: 

Personal Care: Provide assistance/standby assistance with daily self-care, such as bathing, toileting, dressing, grooming, getting in and out of bed, moving around the house and/or medication prompting; 

Domestic Assistance: Provide assistance with domestic chores, including assistance with light cleaning, dishwashing and/or laundry. May also include help with meal preparation where this is not the primary focus of the service; 

Transport: To assists clients to/from appointments and/or social activities; 

Social Support: In-home or outside the home to access community facilities. This service generally aims to maintain a client's community connection and fulfil the need for social interaction;
 
Primary Objective:

Provide support to clients in areas such as; personal care, domestic assistance, social support, transport activity and meal prep, whilst maintaining an appropriate professional manner at all times.
 
Key Responsibilities:

Home and Community Support Workers assists clients, to maintain and increase their independence and assist them to live as valued and participating members of the community.
  1. Provide high quality and timely care support to all clients as directed by Home Caring
  2. Document service activities that support service outcomes
  3. Assist clients in carrying out all self-care tasks as requested
  4. Provide transport for medical and social appointments &/or shopping
  5. Providing services in a culturally appropriate manner
  6. Ensure relevant food handling regulations are adhered to and Work Health and Safety (WH&S) standards are met when providing meal preparation services
  7. Provide support to the review and evaluation of aged care and disability services.

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