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Home Care Worker | Ngangana Aboriginal Home Care Branch ( Dubbo) | Casual

Remedy Healthcare Group

Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/10/2018

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Indigenous Services

Job description:

Australian Unity is proud of its diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to building its engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities through employment opportunities across our organisation. Australian Unity currently employs more than 250 people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

 

Aboriginal Home Care provides culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout Australia; including domestic assistance, personal care, social/community and transportation thus enabling them to live independently in their homes.

 

This position is working with the Ngangana Aboriginal Home Care Branch - you will be required to work and live within or near to Dubbo and the surrounding suburbs and you will need to be available to work a minimum of 3 days per week (or as required by the Branch).

 

What would you do as a Home Care Worker?

  • Support individuals with their personal care, community engagement, transport needs and social activities all in a culturally appropriate manner.
  • Work closely with Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Work as part of a team, supporting a client and competently as an individual.
  • Be flexible in regards to shift commitments and work locations.
  • Work with clients who may present complex needs and challenging behaviours, this experience is highly regarded.
  • Share the Australian Unity values of being bold, warm and honest.

 

What are we looking for?

  • Identify as Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander or have an awareness of working with these cultures.
  • Have access to an insured vehicle to perform all duties required in this role.
  • Valid NSW driving license.
  • Open to completing background checking (Right to work/Police and reference checks).
  • Certificate III or IV in Individual Support (Aged or Disability is highly regarded).

 

What can Australian Unity offer you?

  • Supported professional development and training.
  • We pay both travel time and mileage travel.
  • Access to a mobile phone, which can be used outside of working hours.
  • Paid annual leave and sick leave (permanent employees only).
  • A connection to one of the oldest living cultures in the world.

     

    Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people from Indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-plan