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Support Worker

Kiama Municipal Council

Date posted: May 21, 2024

Closes: Jul 01, 2024


Kiama Council is committed to promoting diversity and fostering inclusion as part of its Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) initiatives. 

We currently have the opportunity for Support Workers to work in the Community providing in home support to older people and their carers with tasks such as personal care, grooming, respite care, transport, domestic duties, social activities and medication monitoring. Our Support Workers are a key contact in the lives of the people we support. They are responsible for monitoring a client's progress, reporting any concerns or changes and documenting accurate and relevant information in client files in a timely manner. 

We offer:

  • Permanent part time positions, hours offered will depend on your availability
  • Hourly rate of pay from $24.45 to $29.53
  • Plus 11% superannuation
  • Plus applicable penalty rates 
  • Access to the Fitness Passport allowing access to Gyms and Leisure Centres for yourself and your immediate family
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program for yourself and your immediate family.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Qualifications:
    • Grade 2 – Currently working towards Certificate III in Individual Support (Community Services, Aged Care or Disabilities), or 
    • Grade 3 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Community Services Aged Care or Disabilities)
  • Class C Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable, roadworthy, fully insured vehicle
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment and manage your time effectively
  • The ability to positively engage with clients, their carers’, families and the wider community
  • Experience working unsupervised, one on one with clients in a home care environment
  • Experience providing person-centred and strength-based practices.

Interested to know more? Click here to download a copy of the position description. 

Contact: Alana Lord, Team Leader Community Programs on 0411 383 122.  

Closing Date: Sunday 30th June 2024, 11:30pm.

If you wish to learn more about our organisation, please visit our website at www.bluehavenillawarra.com.au/about-us/ 

We are committed to the health and safety of all our employees and residents. Applicants must ensure that they meet current Federal and NSW Public Health guidelines relating to vaccinations for Residential Aged Care Facilities. Successful applicants are required to provide proof of vaccination.

Applicants please note: Council has resolved to undertake the sale of Blue Haven. The sale will involve transfer of the business and employees under the Fair Work Australia transfer of business requirements and we anticipate that the sale will occur by the end of 2024.

For more information on how to apply, view our Information for Applicants Guide.

All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder. 

We pride ourselves on being One Council | One Team with our values

Respect | Integrity Innovation Teamwork Excellence | Love and Care

underpinning everything we do.

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