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Reference Number 14590
Position Title Community Support Worker | Part Time | Kununurra
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Independent role supported by a friendly team 
  • Attractive rate of pay, $25.78 p.h
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Excellent training opportunities and ongoing development

We are seeking a caring individual with a mature outlook who understand the importance of offering quality support to our clients in the Community.

Juniper provides services in the community and we are seeking an experienced Community Support Worker for a permanent part-time position, 60 hours per fortnight.

Duties and responsibilities of this role includes:

  • Personal care, including showering, dressing, continence care
  • General transportation and delivery of meals on wheels
  • Assisting Clients with domestic duties, meal preparation and other household tasks to ensure safe and hygienic living conditions in their own homes
  • Social support including shopping services, accompanying clients to appointments and assisting clients at the Juniper Kununurra centre
  • Adherence to Client Care Plan
  • Assist Client with administration of correct medication

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Cert III in Individual Support (desirable)
  • Past experience working in the Community (Aged Care or similar)
  • Valid WA Driver's Licence (essential)
  • Sound communication skills and the ability to relate to the elderly with empathy and understanding
  • Dementia Care experience (desirable)
  • Current First Aid (desirable)

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.

Unfortunately, our busy Recruitment Team cannot spare the time required to give full attention to the large volume of calls we receive following advertising. Please be assured that we value your application.  You will receive confirmation via email only that it has been received successfully.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current valid WA Driver's Licence?
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Fran Rafferty
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
Juniper reserves the right to close advertising without prior notice.