Community Support Worker

Southern Districts Support is a not-for-profit organisation, providing a broad range of services to seniors, people with a disability and their carers who wish to remain living independently at home.

We are seeking to fill a part-time position with a caring and passionate, multi skilled Community Support Worker who has previous experience.

As a Community Support Worker you will join our existing hard working team to provide community based supports for clients living in their own homes, to help them to remain independent. 

We are looking for committed individuals who are available  to work  Monday to Friday and the weekends with flexibility to travel within the Cannington, Gosnells, Jandakot, South Perth, Belmont,Armadale, Maddington and Shire of Serpentine and Jarrahdale  areas. Mileage and travel time paid.

Duties will include:


Supporting clients to undertake activities of their choice and develop community connections
Providing personal care, which may include assistance with showering, dressing as well as other aspects of personal care
Providing medication support
Assisting clients with all aspects of nutritional support
Social support, including outings
Providing in-home respite support
Domestic assistance,which may include vacuuming,mopping floors and any other aspects of cleaning.

Essential


Certificate III in Aged or Community Services
Two years or more experience working in Community or Residential Aged Care setting
Current First Aid certificate (or willing to obtain one)
Medication Competency (desirable)
A valid non-provisional WA driving license
Access to a reliable safe vehicle appropriate to transport clients.
Full comprehensive car insurance and registration
All applicants must have a suitable National Police Certificate and a Working With Children Check no older than 6 months or be willing to obtain one
Disability support worker experience (desirable).

In return we can offer:


Weekend rates of pay
Paid mileage and travel wages
Salary Packaging - increase your take home pay.
Ongoing training

  Please apply by clicking the 'Apply' button attaching your current CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for this role.

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