Home Care Worker - Working in the Community Care - Central Coast

Home Care Worker - Working in the Community Care - Central Coast

The Salvation Army | erina, NSW, AU

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

If you enjoy working with older people and are looking for a rewarding career that offers you flexibility, work life balance and an opportunity to make a real difference within an essential service, join The Salvation Army Aged Care as a Home Care Worker.

  • Permanent Full Time roles available
  • Min $28/hr + super + salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible days and shift times
  • Paid travel time and kilometre allowance
  • Award winning not for profit aged care provider
  • Due to growing demand for our services, we are looking for Home Care Workers on the Central Coast.


    Home Care Workers provide services to our customers who live in their own homes. You will provide high quality care and support services in accordance with the individual needs and wishes of each older person and, in doing so, you will enable them to remain living at home independently.

    As a Home Care Worker, you will provide excellent customer service . You will follow the tasks as directed per the Support Plan, such as personal care, general housekeeping and assistance. The role is to deliver services with compassion, integrity and dignity .

    We are looking for proactive, energetic, empathetic individuals to undertake the following tasks;

  • You will be providing support to clients with domestic assistance duties such as cleaning, laundry and meal preparation
  • You will assist your clients with personal care support including, showering, toileting and feeding assistance
  • You will provide assistance with transportation for your clients to appointments and for shopping and leisure outings
  • You will build and maintain strong and effective relationships with clients and their families
  • You will adhere to health and safety guidelines and policies to keep yourself and our clients safe

    Essential Requirements

  • Certificate III in Aged, Community Care or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current driver’s license
  • Reliable vehicle (including valid registration with minimal 3rd Party Insurance)
  • Consent to undertake the relevant Background Checks
  • You will have

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote, support and model the Christian values and ethos of The Salvation Army
  • Motivation to work with older people living in the community and an understanding of their needs and of consumer directed care
  • Strong customer service focus and good time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and safely in a client’s home
  • Good communication skills, including fluency in written and spoken English

    All new Home Care Workers joining The Salvation Army Aged Care may be entitled to generous incentives, including retention and remote location bonuses of up to $2,000 .

    Home Care Workers at the Salvation Army Aged Care enjoy:

  • Above Award wages
  • Access to generous NFP salary packaging of up to $15,900 (save on tax)
  • Access to relocation benefits through salary packaging options
  • Access to meal and entertainment benefits of up to $2,650 through salary packaging
  • Up to five weeks annual leave - when working flexible AMs and/or PMs, and/or nights and/or weekends
  • You will be paid for your travel time and receive kilometre allowance
  • Cost effective holiday accommodation at Salvation Army Holiday Houses
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve your work-life balance
  • Salvos Wellness app and program, including access to Fitness Passport
  • Salvos Rewards - Access to exclusive financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Novated car leasing
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Scholarships via Eva Burrows College
  • Supported study options
  • Employee assistance program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Transfer opportunities – we are in every major city in Australia
  • Making an impact – socially and environmentally – with one of the most loved charities in Australia
  • To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

    Please note: a current Influenza vaccination and evidence of the COVID-19 vaccination are a requirement of employment at The Salvation Army Aged Care.

    Applications will be reviewed on receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Job offers will be subject to a National Criminal History Check as per Police Certificate Guidelines for Aged Care Providers.

    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people.

    The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

    We are committed to providing a safe environment for our people. Please note that The Salvation Army has a mandatory vaccination procedure.

    We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration