| On Line: Direct Care Workers|
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|Name:||Direct Care Workers|
$21.42 - $23.37 per hour plus super
Excellent Training Opportunities
The City of Kingston welcomes applications from people who are committed to becoming a Direct Care Worker and provide a positive impact on on the lives of over 5,000 people within the municipality.
Your responsibilities will include working with older people and children and adults with a disability to remain living independently in their own homes as well as supporting families by providing the opportunity for them to take a short break from their caring responsibilities. A large component of the work is domestic assistance within the homes of our clients.
You must have a Certificate III in Home and Community Care and/or Aged Care or be prepared to undertake accredited training, the physical capacity to undertake homecare tasks, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
The number of hours of work is variable, however we are seeking candidates interested in working an average of 5 hours per day over a 4 or 5 day week. A current Victorian driving licence and an insured road worthy car are required. You must be prepared to undergo a Police Check and hold a current Working with Children check.
In return, you will enjoy working within a committed and friendly team. You will have access to a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance and make your time with us engaging and enjoyable; these include social club events, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership and health insurance.
How to Apply
If you have the skills, abilities and attitude to take on this position, and can answer 'yes' to all of the below question, we would like to hear from you:
Do you have Australian Residency or the right to work in Australia approximately 30 hours a week?
Do you hold a current Australian Driver's Licence?
Do you always have access to a car for work purposes?
Do you hold comprehensive car insurance or Third Party Property Car Insurance?
A copy of the position description is available to download. For further information, after reviewing the position description, please contact Kerrie Maher on 9581 4801. Appllications, addressing the selection criteria and quoting reference number 2627 should be sent to: People & Culture, Kingston City Council, PO Box 1000, Mentone VIC 3194, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous applicants need not apply.
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|Closing Date:||29 May 2013|