Support Worker

Job posted: 23/03/2020
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham, Western Region | Dimboola

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 2249

Reference: 2249

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham, Western Region | Dimboola

Support Worker

Casual positions 

We are seeking support workers to provide a diverse range of patient and resident care related activities under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or team leader. These casual positions are available immediately and can include working Monday to Sunday / 7 day, 24 hour roster.

Functions of the role aid to facilitate person centred care and may include cleaning and housekeeping, food and beverage duties, transport and couriering, ward support and patient support as listed in the award guidelines. Support Workers will interact with patients, relatives and team members participating in activities on a one to one basis according to care needs as required.

Key Selection Criteria include:

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • A commitment to customer service and person centred care

  • Knowledge of food hygiene and cleanliness standards

  • Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Ability to prioritise workload to ensure all tasks are completed in the required time frame

  • Ability to work under limited supervision

  • Current police check and working with children check


Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.

Support Worker

Job type:

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Maree Markby - (03) 5362 3479

Support Worker