Support Worker - Berrilea Cottage

Last updated one month ago
Location:Dubbo
Job Type:Part Time

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.


As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity
We require morning, afternoon and night shifts, to work collaboratively as a care team member to assist in the provision of care services that enhances the residents’ well-being and is inclusive of their physical, psychological, social and spiritual qualities, to facilitate self-determination, capacity and resilience, as well as improve social engagement and quality of life for the resident.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents
  • Supervise daily hygiene – showers or baths, shaving, cutting nails; lay out clothes and assist in dressing; make beds and tidy rooms; store clothes and clean wardrobes
  • Assist and support residents with medication utilising medication compliance aids; simple wound dressing, etc.
  • Assist with meals and feeding
  • Recognise, report and respond appropriately to changes in condition of residents.


Qualifications

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Certified in Medication Administration


Skills & experience

  • A good insight into the health, social or aged care services industries
  • Previous experience in aged or community care
  • Great understanding of Work Health and Safety principles and risk management practices
  • Tech savvy with the capacity to document and communicate electronically, including via email and mobile phone
  • Great organisation and time management skills
  • Experience using client/data management systems

  • Benefits & culture

    Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging


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