Home Care Employee
Closing Date: 09/07/2022
Salary: $31.53 – $32.80
Job Type: Casual
Location: Home Support Community Program
Job Category: Community Services and Development,Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical,Other,Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
We are looking for passionate individuals from different backgrounds who can work in the Eastern suburbs, Inner City and in the Northern suburbs Roseville, Lindfield, Chatswood, Artarmon, Lane Cove and Ryde to join our team to provide support to our aged clients to remain in their homes living active and independent lives.
You will support and assist with a wide range of daily living activities including personal care, cleaning/domestic assistance, meal preparation, respite, shopping, transport to/from appointments and day programs, and other activities.
We are looking for people from all different backgrounds who have:
A passion for working with the elderly and desire to support older people with daily living activities
• Some experience working with the elderly (personal and volunteer experience count!)
• Knowledge and understanding of the needs of the elderly and their carers
• Have a driver’s licence and own car
• Comprehensive car insurance
• First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
Knowledge of Russian language is an advantage.
Please note that you must be available to work minimum 3 days, minimum 15-20 hours per week from Monday to Friday from 09.00 – 17.00.
Desired Skills and Experience
Although it is not essential, it would be great if you have professional experience working in the aged care sector and hold a relevant qualification (Certificate III in Aged Care or similar).
This is a community-based position, so the successful candidate will be required to travel to people’s homes and provide one-on-one assistance. The successful candidate will have the ability and willingness to work in a home environment.
JewishCare is a not-for-profit diverse and inclusive organisation that provides care services in the areas of disability, mental health, aged care, child and family, offers you fulfilling, rewarding and diverse career opportunities for growth and development where you can make a positive impact. We strive to provide best evidence-based client-directed care, while also supporting their families and the local community thanks to over 280 employees and 400 volunteers. Take advantage of our salary packaging options which can increase your fortnightly pay. We are an EEO Employer committed to the principles of cultural diversity and gender equality. We offer a family-friendly flexible workplace and ongoing Learning & Development opportunities.
JewishCare NSW has been the major provider of services to the Jewish community in Sydney for over 80 years. In order to achieve our mission of supporting and strengthening the resilience and independence of our community, we offer assistance in the areas of Child and Family Services, Mental Health Programs, Disability Services and Community Aged Services. We are passionate about the work that we do and believe that our staff are our most important asset in providing the best care and support to the vulnerable.
*** Please note that all shortlisted applicants for these position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and visa check (if applicable).
Please visit our website , “ Work with us” section, https://jewishcare.com.au/work-with-us/ and apply for the positions you are interested directly.
Leisure and Lifestyle Worker Bilingual
Closing Date: 19/06/2022
Salary: $24.83 – $25.79
Job Type: Casual
Location: Burger Centre
Job Category: Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment,Community Services and Development,Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical,Sport and Recreation
Burger Centre offers a diverse range of leisure programs for older people to continue to feel connected with the community with a strong sense of purpose and fulfilment. The programs on offer include Respite for Carers, Social Support and Wellness. The Burger Centre is a joint partnership between Montefiore and Jewish Care and is funded by Communal and Commonwealth Home Support Program Funding.
Due to expansion Burger Centre is looking for experienced and qualified Bilingual Leisure and Lifestyle Worker who can facilitate programs in Russian & English in Randwick and Hunters Hill. This is a dynamic role to support seniors living in the community to remain connected to community, create friendships and enjoy their leisure time in a group environment. You should be able to work minimum 3 days per week (non-consecutive days) with one being Wednesday.
We are seeking enthusiastic and committed persons to join our team working with Seniors. You will be responsible for facilitating a range of social and leisure activities across a range of cognitive, cultural, creative, physical, spiritual and social domains. The successful applicants will have a strong person centre contemporary approach to delivery of service.
The salary is based on the Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2010, the salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
Desired Skills and Experience
- Qualifications in Diversional Therapy / Certificate IV in Leisure & Health/Certificate III in Individual support/Aged Care/ Creative Therapies;
- An understanding of the Aged Care Standards;
- A current First Aid Certificate including CPR;
- Experience working with people living with Dementia or other cognitive impairments;
- Excellent communications skills;
- Strong Computer skills including Office Suite as well as Client Management System;
- Program planning and facilitation;
- Person Centre approach;
- Minimum 3 years’ experience;
- An understanding of Jewish culture and traditions;
- Current LR Drivers Licence.
Please address the above criteria in your Cover Letter.
If you are looking to work in the Community Aged Care sector with a focus on wellness, supporting independance and a creative flair this is the role for you.
!!! Please note that all shortlisted applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and visa check (if applicable) and have COVID 19 and Flu Vaccines.