Russian Speaking Home Care Employee
Closing Date: 30/11/2020
Salary: $24.19 – $25.16
Job Type: Casual
Location: Home Support Community Program
Job Category: Community Services and Development,Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical,Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
We are looking for passionate individuals from different backgrounds who can speak Russian with a car, driving licence and live in the Eastern suburbs, Inner City and North Shore 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
• A driver’s licence and own car (Essential)
• Comprehensive car insurance (Essential)
• First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
Please note that you must be available to work at least 4 days per week (a minimum of 20 hours) from Monday to Friday.
Casual late afternoon and evening positions up to 22.00 are also available. If you are interested, please mention this in your Cover Letter.
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.
You will have the opportunity to work for a supportive and growing organisation with a person-centred approach to providing services and have the chance to make a difference in our clients’ lives. Employees are also eligible for NFP salary packaging options which can increase your take home pay. JewishCare NSW is an EEO Employer committed to the principles of cultural diversity and gender equality. We offer a family friendly flexible workplace and ongoing learning and 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).