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Reference Number 13928
Position Title Community Support Worker | Northam
Employment Type Part Time
Division Juniper Community
Region Community Wheatbelt
Position Summary

What's on Offer?

  • Attractive rate of pay, currently $25.08 per hour + 70 cents per km travel between clients
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a, increasing your take home pay
  • Permanent employment within a growing sector
  • Independent role supported by a friendly team 

Juniper Community provides home based care and support services 365 days a year to people over the age of 65, enabling our clients to live safely and independently at home. We pride ourselves on our personalised approach and professionalism and as such, we are looking for like-minded people who are caring and have a mature outlook on life.  Your desire to offer quality support to our elderly clients in their own homes will be demonstrated through your studies or past experience. You will be required to provide a high quality of care and service to Juniper clients in the areas of personal care, social support, medication, cleaning, transportation and respite. 

On offer for the successful candidate is a part time role, working a variety of shifts between the hours of 7.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Evening and weekend relief work will also be available to cover planned and unplanned leave. Our team in Northam which is located 100km's east of Perth covers clients in the towns of Northam, Toodyay, Bindoon, Dowerin, York, Beverley and Wundowie so travel will form a large part of your role. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide care and assistance to elderly clients to support and encourage their continued independence.
  • Provide quality personal care, including showering, dressing and continence care.  
  • Assisting high care clients with activities of daily living.
  • Assisting clients with domestic cleaning duties, meal preparation and other household tasks to ensure safe and hygienic living conditions.
  • Maintaining Juniper standards and adhering to the individual Client Care Plan.
  • Assist client with administration of correct medication.
  • Social support, transportation to appointments and shopping assistance.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Community Support Worker or Carer within the Aged Care industry.  
  • Certificate III (Individual Support) HACC or Aged Care (or similar).
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Proficient with hoists and catheter trained (desirable).
  • Understanding of the Wellness approach to client care.

A reliable vehicle, current police clearance and WA drivers licence are essential. 

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Fran Rafferty
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0316
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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