Position Details

Reference Number 21951
Position Title Support Worker
Employment Type Casual
Entity Community Care
Location Hunter Service Centre
Award Classification CHCS SW EA 2010 -NSW/ACT - CCC - Casual SW NSW&ACT Lvl 5
Salary $22.72 Per Hour (plus loading)
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About the role


Calvary Community Care support workers make a difference in the community by facilitating positive health and wellbeing options for individuals, their families and carers.


Support workers promote independence in the community, respond to the individual needs and preferences of clients and assist with daily living tasks. These tasks may include domestic assistance, personal care, transport, meal preparation, medication administration, social support and respite care.


As a Support Worker you will have 24/7 support from our Head Office Support Team (including clinical services), regular access to your supervisor and team meetings, attractive salary packaging options, access to an Employee Assistance program and opportunities to participate in and be rewarded through our Employee Recognition program.


We are currently looking for Support Workers who are available to work Friday - Sunday evenings in the East Lake(Charlestown to Swansea) and surrounding areas. Flexible working arrangements are available.



What you bring


-A Certificate III in Aged Care, Home and Community Care, Disability or Individual Support

-Current Australian Driver Licence, reliable insured motor vehicle
-Capacity to embrace a role that is meaningful for the community and yourself
-Effective verbal and written communication skills with a customer service orientation
-Ability to work independently and effectively manage time
-Proficiency in use of technology such as smart phones, email and internet

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/


About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.


How to join the team


To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.


As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment, psychometric and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.


Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


Our values of Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect underpin all that we do. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and support applications by people from various life experiences, cultures and faiths and work together to provide options that empower and enrich our clients

Selection Criteria Essential: Completed or working towards a Certificate III in Individualised Support, Home & Community Services, Aged Care or equivalent.
Essential: Ability to work independently and effective time management
Essential: Effective written and verbal communication skills
Essential: Commitment to Calvary’s philosophy of providing responsive, flexible and customer focused services
Essential: Current Drivers Licence (P1 and above)
Contact Person Kathryn Cox
Contact Number 02 49687060
Contact Email ccc.recruitment@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date 22/06/2019
Position Description & Supporting Documents
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