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Reference Number 15156
Position Title Senior Community Support Worker | North and South Locations | Full Time
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Juniper only
Employment Type Full Time
Division Juniper Community
Region Community North
Position Summary

 What's on offer:

  • Career advancement opportunity for an experienced Community Support Worker
  • Attractive rates of pay, minimum $27.63 per hour plus penalty rates when applicable
  • Salary Packaging options of $15,900 p/a

We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Community Support Worker who is an experienced Carer with previous Supervisory experience in the Home Care / Aged Care sector. 

The purpose of this role will be to continue delivering person centred care to our residents, whilst providing effective support and supervision of approximately 60 Community Support Workers.  Based in the Bentley office and out in the community, you will be responsible for maintaining regular contact with your team in order to provide guidance on policies and procedures, conduct trainings and run monthly meetings.

On offer for the successful candidate will be a full time position, working 75 hours per fortnight. The majority of shifts will be between Monday to Friday, however, there may be an occasional requirement to attend a Saturday morning shift.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Deliver care and support to clients in alliance with their goals and outcomes, whilst complying with Aged Care Quality standards.
  • Coordinating and conducting Community site inductions to ensure new staff members are orientated sufficiently.
  • Maintain regular contact with Community Support Workers out in the field as well as delivering daily supervision, mentoring and ongoing support.
  • Coordinate and facilitate any additional training required for Community Support Workers and conduct performance audits to identify any gaps.
  • Coordinate and conduct monthly meetings for your team.
  • Conduct annual performance appraisals, address under-performance and work collaboratively to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Provide software / system support, training and advice to users.   
  • Ensure compliance with OSH requirements including appropriate Injury Risk Management.

 The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (or equivalent / Cert III Aged Care) or relevant experience in the industry.
  • Previous Supervisory / Team Leader experience of direct care staff
  • Experience in training staff, conducting performance appraisals and managing performance. 
  • Knowledge of community care standards and guidelines (desirable).
  • Attention to detail, strong organisational skills and able to work with accuracy to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and demonstrate initiative.
  • Competent use of Microsoft office packages and other software or databases.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to occupational safety and health.

 

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 and cultures 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.

 

Contact Person Chanelle Barker
Contact Number (08) 9240 0316
Alternate Contact Person Gail Marley
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0316
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