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Home Care Worker

Job posted: 17/02/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Property

Reference: 14024

Reference: 14024

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Property

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

ABOUT THE ROLE: 

We are seeking passionate Home Care Workers to support our clients to live independently at home by providing respite, personal care, domestic assistance, assisted shopping and meal preparation. If you enjoy working in a flexible environment, are passionate about making a difference in the lives of people in the  local community and have a current Driver’s Licence, or maybe you’re looking for a career change, then we would love to hear from you!

 As a WGEA Employer of Choice, we offer attractive salary packaging benefits and Home Care Workers are provided with mobile phones and the use of company vehicles when undertaking regional travel.

 Successful candidates will be provided on the job training and support and education opportunities.

  • Casual positions available
  • Provide Domestic Assistance, Personal Care and Respite Care to our clients within their own homes or the community.
  • Canberra - Mercy Health Home Care Services 

 ABOUT YOU: 

  • A certificate III in Home or Aged Care is advantageous, but not essential.
  • Ability to provide support to clients who reside in Canberra and surrounding suburbs.
  • A demonstrated ability to be client focused, empathetic and flexible.
  • A current Driver’s Licence and a registered vehicle.
  • A current First Aid Certificate.

ABOUT US:

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

Mercy Health has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Home Care Worker

Job type:

Casual

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Vanessa Pentland - (02) 6256 9600
MHCSCanberra@mercy.com.au

Home Care Worker