Support Worker (Home Care Packages) - Caboolture

Job No: LCCQLD526
Location: Buderim

About the role

We have opportunities for casual Support Workers, you must be available to work a variety of shifts including mornings, afternoons, nights and weekends.

About the role;

The Support Worker is responsible for:

  • Delivering services for clients at home and in the community as outlined in the Personal Independence Plan including –
    • Supporting clients to complete identified tasks
    • Guiding clients in the re-enablement of agreed tasks
    • Completing agreed tasks on behalf of clients including providing domestic assistance;
  • Contributing to assessments of the client’s goals, interests and needs;
  • Assisting the service coordinator to maintain appropriate communication with carers and family members nominated by the client;
  • Adhering to risk mitigation procedures and bring new risks to the attention of the service coordinator;
  • Advising the service coordinator of significant changes in the client’s capacity and/or if the client requests a different service mix;
  • Maintaining accurate comprehensive case notes; and
  • Undertaking administrative duties associated with the role.

Critical to your success in this role will be the proven ability to demonstrate

  • a high level of effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • a commitment to client confidentiality
  • strong time management skills
  • a teamwork focus with a hands on approach

In addition you

  • Will have obtained a Certificate III in Individual Support
  • will maintain a positive Federal police check and Australian driver’s licence
  • may possess previous experience in aged care, as well as a First Aid Certificate

You will be respectful and responsive to clients needs and willing to work with non-traditional approaches to service delivery for older people. Tasks will include washing, cleaning, gardening, shopping, operating a computer, driving and personal care.

Employee Benefits

As well as working for an organisation that genuinely cares, we also offer access to significant discounts across a number of areas including private health insurance, gym membership, holiday and travel discounts, home appliances and IT discounts and car rental.

About Us

  • Established in 1993, St Paul’s Lutheran Aged Care Village offers Ageing in Place to 61 residents as well 37 independent living units. St Paul’s prides itself on providing a holistic approach to the health and wellbeing of its residents.
  • Lutheran Community Care (LCC) is a well-established and respected organisation that provides industry leading services for seniors, young people, families, people with disabilities and mental health concerns.
  • As a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest all operating surpluses into continually improving our services and expanding our reach to more people in our communities.
  • LCC operates 18 services across urban and regional Queensland, employing more than 1350 staff and several hundred volunteers.
  • LCC sees its role as being to help our clients experience joy and hope in their lives to the greatest possible extent – irrespective of the challenges they face.
     

You will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment medical prior to any of offer of employment.

To view positions description click here. For further enquiries please contact Lcc.hr@lccqld.org.au

 

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