Expression of Interest I Personal Care Worker I Northern Melbourne

Expression of Interest I Personal Care Worker I Northern Melbourne

Australian Unity | Brunswick, VIC, AU

Posted 9 days ago

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Description


As Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company we are dedicated to helping people thrive. We put our people first, customers, clients, partners and communities.

The Home Care service program delivers in-home support services to aging clients to help them live independently, supported and empowered, within their own homes and communities.

In these unprecedented times, we must do what we do best. We connect. We Respect. We make it possible.

ABOUT YOUR NEW ROLE:


Your new role, as Personal Care Worker - Home Care, will offer a permanent part time contract of 30 hours per fortnight , based with our Northern Melbourne customers and team. We are looking for suitable candidates who live locally in and around Reservoir, Macleod, Oak Park​​​​​​​, Hillside​​​​​​​, Craigieburn​​​​​​​, Hadfield​​​​​​​Carlton, Brunswick, Coburg and Meadow Heights.

What does your new role look like?

Providing support to clients with domestic assistance duties such as cleaning, laundry and meal preparation
Assisting your clients with personal care support including, showering, toileting and meals assistance
Providing company for your customers through social support and leisure outings
Helping with transportation for your clients to appointments, shopping and for social outings
Building and maintaining strong and effective relationships with clients and their families
Adherence to health and safety guidelines and policies to keep yourself and our clients safe

ABOUT YOU:

You may be already be working in the Aged Care sector and providing high level service and support to your residents or customers or thinking about a career move back to our sector.

If you are also working in or have experience delivering personal care services to customers in other areas of Health Services, including Disability Services, we would also love to hear from you.

Previous experience working in a customer-centric role and industry
You will have 12 months experience working in Aged Care in a Care role, including personal care
You will also hold a relevant Aged Care qualification eg. Certificate III in Aged Care or Individual Support.
Flexibility to work rosters between Monday to Friday
A current Australian Driver’s License and your own reliable, comprehensively insured vehicle

WHY JOIN US:

Australian Unity employees enjoy an enviable range of benefits, including but not limited to the following:

Part time or Casual contracts – both with regular and consistent hours of work to provide stability of employment
Enjoy an additional yearly Well-Being day as ‘paid’ leave
Flex-Up – work additional overtime hours as available and boost your income
Smartphone – ready when you join us with your fortnightly rosters, customer care plans and other information to assist you from your first day with us
Employee Referral Program – refer your friends and family members to join us as Care Workers and earn a great bonus per successful referral
Employee Assistance Program – support and assistance for you and your partner at those times in life when you need it most
Access to our well supported employee Learning program, including a customised Home Care Induction on joining us PLUS our LinkedIn Learning course portfolio awaits you
Meaningful and achievable career development plan to assist you to achieve your desired role and work goals
Attractive employee discounts on Australian Unity Bank products, Private Health and General Insurance and Dental services
A supportive and engaging leadership team who really care about your wellbeing and success

WHAT MAKES US, US?

We align to our Values of being Warm, Bold and Honest, both with each other and with our customers
We’re all about lifelong learning
We’re all about supporting your wellbeing
We take care of our people, they take care of our customers
We’re all about making a bigger difference together
We are here to make a difference every day, small things, big things and everything in between. We encourage you to join our team in this meaningful journey and make a difference in your local community.

If you want to join a team which makes a real difference within an essential service, apply today!

At Australian Unity the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing. All successful persons will be required to provide proof of a COVID vaccination prior to commencing employment. Your Talent Acquisition Specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.