About the Role
For further details, please email Kylie Pole, Acting Community Care Manager at [email protected].
The Home Care Support Worker is responsible for providing a range of services for clients who may have a disability or frail aged persons who have been assessed as needing low or high-level care. To achieve this, the care worker provides assistance in accordance with the identified support requirements as agreed with the client and stated in their care plan.
We have the need for two kinds of Home Care Support Workers:
A Personal Care Worker (PCW) who holds a minimum certificate 3 in HACC, Aged Care or equivalent, or
Personal Care Assistants (PCA) who hold no qualifications but works under supervision.
To assist with personal care and household tasks as outlined in the clients care plan,
To assist with facilitating transport and community access as required,
Household domestic cleaning tasks,
Perform tasks associated with personal assistance, such as assisting with showering, assisting client with shopping, banking, paying accounts, writing letters, assisting with cooking meals, and assisting clients with other duties as requested,
Provide social and emotional support and companionship to the client or the carer of the client
To take action according to emergency procedures,
To support the implementation, adherence and review of an Elder’s care plan/task list
What we are looking for:
Have work rights in Australia,
Certificate III HACC, Aged Care or equivalent/higher (required for PCW),
Previous experience in an aged care (optional),
First Aid and CPR Certificate (not required for PCA),
Basic computer skills,
Victorian / NSW Driver’s licence.
About the Agency
Corryong Health (CH) is a public sector agency and one of six multi-purpose services in Victoria. CH is funded by Commonwealth and Victorian State Government funding, and provides a broad range of hospital, residential aged care, medical and primary health and community support services. We provide services to the Corryong community and operate a Medical Clinic, Health and Fitness Centre and Retirement Village.
Our values are a core element at Corryong Health. All employees are required to uphold our values and to comply with the behaviours in relation to them. Our values provide guidelines on how employees at Corryong Health must behave.
The Sense of Community
• Our community places trust in us and this must be reciprocated – with respect, compassion and through our inclusive relationships.
Equity and Fairness
• We adapt to meet individuals’ needs and being transparent in our approach.
Growth and Development
• We do our best to learn and promote a learning culture, insuring the highest contemporary standards of service for our clients.
• We provide non-judgmental, confidential, effective and efficient health care.