Home Care Worker

Job Description

Description

Eastern Metro - Mercy Health Home Care Services, South East Metro (Hughesdale) - Mercy Health Home Care Services
Casual

ABOUT THE ROLES: We are seeking Home Care Workers and Domestic Assistants to support our (primarily Aged) clients living at home in the inner Eastern and South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. This is a rewarding, hands on role that will give you the opportunity to positively impact the lives of our clients by enabling them to live independently at home. 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assistance with personal care
  • Domestic assistance
  • Assisted shopping/client appointments
  • Respite care
  • Meal preparation

Casual work is currently available Monday to Friday, with some weekend work. Where possible, successful applicants will be rostered to a specific geographic / local government area with the aim to limit travel.

 

ABOUT YOU:

We are interested to hear from passionate and caring individuals who are currently or expect to be available for casual work ongoing. If you are looking to get back into the workforce, or for some rewarding work in the interim whilst studying a health related discipline, or even if you are interested in a change of role that offers flexible hours, then we could have the perfect opportunity for you!

To be successful in the Home Care Worker role, candidates will require the following:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Home Care, Individual Support or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Certificate (Level 2)
  • Current Driver’s License and reliable vehicle 

To be successful in the Domestic Assistant role, it is desirable to have:

  • Previous professional experience in home based Domestic Assistance duties
  • Current Driver’s License and reliable vehicle 

 

ABOUT US: 

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

The role offers:

  • Ongoing support provided by a dedicated service team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Mobile phone
  • Opportunity to work close to home

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

 

Mercy Health has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Please submit your CV
  • Referee details are not required at this stage
  • To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.
  • Candidates must have working rights in Australia

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

CONTACT DETAILS: 

  • Maureen Wilkinson, Regional Manager
  • Sarah Needham, Team Leader
  • Phone: (03) 8530 6999


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