Title

Community Support Worker (Full Time/Part Time/Casual)

Purpose of role:

The role of the Community Support Worker is to actively support and promote the independence of our residents and clients by providing quality services using a person centered approach that focuses on developing the individuals potential and to support them to participate actively within the community and their home.

Reports to:

Team Leader/Coordinator/Service Manager

Environment:

  • McCall Gardens core values of Honesty, Respect, Trust, Innovation and Code of Conduct, guide and support all aspects of the services provided.
  • Community Support Workers are employed under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award (SCHADS).
  • Community Services have a range of programs operating at varying hours, over seven days per week.
  • McCall Gardens Community Support Workers will:
    – Work in community homes, drop in support services, respite services, community participation programs, day services etc.
    – Work a varied roster of shifts which may include weekends and overnight
  • Community Support Worker’s employment is with McCall Gardens, inclusive of all McCall Gardens services.
  • Community Support Workers may be requested to support a residents or clients on holiday this could be nationally and or internationally.

Duties and Requirements of the role:

  • Provide person centred support, coaching and personal care to people with a disability.
  • Assist our residents and/or clients to be involved in activities through active support in all different types of settings.
  • Assist our residents and/or clients with their personal care needs as required i.e. health and wellbeing, mealtime, toileting, personal hygiene, medication etc.
  • Encourage, support and assist our residents and/or clients to develop and maintain family and community relationships.
  • A positive attitude and value set that will support people with a disability to achieve a quality lifestyle.
  • Certificate IV in Disability Work or willingness to achieve.
  • Ability to use a computer or willing to learn on the job.
  • Ability to work varied shifts (24/7 shift work).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Current Drivers Licence and willing to drive varied size vehicles e.g. car and/or 8-12 seater vehicles (standard licence required only).
  • Have a criminal record check conducted.
  • Have a working visa check conducted (if required only).

For further information about employment opportunities with McCall Garden’s, please call 02 9679 1031 or email us admin@mccallgardens.org.au, today.