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Support Worker - Tweed Heads

Apply now Job no: 492325
Work type: Casual, Part time
Location: Tweed Heads
Categories: Home Care Worker

ABOUT WHIDDON

Whiddon, a not-for-profit organisation, has been providing exceptional care to older Australians across regional, rural and remote NSW and QLD for more than 70 years. We actively promote and maintain a proud sense of community and are passionate about enriching the lives of our clients by delivering flexible and personalised services to support our clients to continue to live safely and independently at home and in their community.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking multiple Support Workers to join our Community Care team working across Tweed Heads, Murwillumbah and Gold Coast on a permanent and casual basis. In this role, you will support our clients in the areas of:

  • Personal care needs, assistance with meals, general housework and occasional gardening
  • Social support including shopping, attendance at client appointments, and general errands
  • Providing services in accordance with Client Care Plans and reporting on client related concerns
  • Championing for our client’s rights and in respecting our client’s as individuals and their needs

ABOUT YOU

You will be dedicated to supporting our clients by possessing or willing to work towards obtaining the following required and desired attributes:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent
  • NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC) Clearance
  • Certificate of Completion of the NDIS ‘Worker Orientation Module – Quality, Safety and You’
  • Current Influenza and COVID Vaccination (or willing to obtain)
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificates
  • Full Driver’s License with access to a third party insured vehicle
  • Flexibility to work across a rotating roster
  • Physical capacity to carry out the duties required, including house & manual work
  • The right to work in Australia

OUR BENEFITS

As a Whiddon employee, there are a variety of benefits available to you both at work and outside of work. These benefits include:

  • Paid travel between clients
  • Extra public holiday per year - Frank Whiddon Day
  • Salary sacrificing benefits - pay less tax and keep more of your pay
  • Retail discounts such as JB Hifi, Redballoon, Foxtel, among others
  • Novated leasing
  • HESTA Fee Relief
  • Scholarships available
  • 5 weeks annual leave 
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years 
  • Novated leasing

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the above criteria. To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at Whiddon then visit our website https://www.whiddon.com.au/careers/ or contact Clare Bock, Community Care Coordinator, on  0429 276 660


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