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Hunter Community Services

Care Worker

The Position

What you will do:

Kurri Kurri Community Services is one of the most experienced and successful community service providers in the Newcastle and Hunter Region. We have a proud tradition of providing care services that promote individual preference and choice. We work with our older people and people with a disability to maximise their independence to stay living in their own homes for as long as they wish.

We have several vacancies for support workers in the Cessnock, Maitland & Newcastle LGAs.

KKCS is looking for committed people to join our Care Team to provide a range of services including personal care, domestic assistance, transport and shopping.

You will:

  • Have good communication skills
  • Be able to deliver consumer directed care in an enabling approach
  • respect individual choices
  • be polite, well-presented and reliable
  • have good time management skills
  • be able to work independently
  • use safe work practices
  • follow the organisation's policies and procedures

What you need to have:

  • Minimum Certificate 111 in Aged & Community Care or Disability (or equivalent)
  • Experience providing care in a community setting
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current drivers licence
  • Reliable, registered & comprehensively insured motor vehicle
  • Have flexibility to travel between the LGAs mentioned.
  • Physically able to provide a range of personal care & domestic tasks
  • Be available outside of normal business hours, including weekends and public holidays
  • A satisfactory National Police check
  • Effective English literacy skills
  • Basic computer / email skills

What we offer:

We offer employees a supportive work environment with challenges and opportunities to expand your skills and knowledge in the Community Services Sector.

  • A family friendly workplace
  • Flexibility and work life balance
  • Ongoing skill development

Are you interested?

‍KKCS is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply.

Applicants are required to provide work related reference checks and undergo a National Criminal Record Check.

This position is classified as child-related work.  All applicants must provide their own Working with Children Check (paid work) clearance from the NSW Office of Children’s Guardian. Further information may be obtained from the website www kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au

Please Email Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources Officer gillian.collis@kkcc.com.au

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Department
Hunter Community Services
Employment Type
Various
Closing Date
December 31, 2018
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