Community Support Worker

Glenelg Shire Council

$35.93 – $38.60 per hour

Our Values| Respect | Integrity | Teamwork | Service Excellence | Innovation

About Glenelg Shire Council

Glenelg Shire is renowned for its landscapes which include the Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape, expansive beaches, scenic and rugged coast with large national parks. We acknowledge and respect the Traditional Owners of the region, the Gunditjimara, Bunganditj and Jarwadjali people.

As Equal Opportunity Employer, Council welcomes applications from all members of our community and those outside the area too. Glenelg Shire Council is committed to providing an inclusive and safe work environment which embraces the diverse backgrounds and experience of all people. Council takes pride in being a child-safe organisation and is committed to the wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees.

Council is committed to ongoing professional development, training and investment in our employees. We provide opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships, health insurance and well-being program.

About the Role

Council actively promotes positive ageing by working in partnership with our customers, their families, friends and other stakeholders to find the best way of achieving excellent outcomes for both individuals and families.

Applications are invited from suitably skilled candidates for the casual positions of Community Support Workers (Home and Community Care) in Casterton, Dartmoor, Heywood, Portland & Nelson.

Community Support Workers provide high quality service to recipients and members of the community. Services delivered include home, personal and respite care.

The service core hours are 7am to 7pm.

Successful applicants should expect to be rostered on a casual basis between these hours any day of the week and may include some weekend work.

For further information about this vacancy including Key Selection Criteria, please review the position description.

You will have:

  • Certificate III in Home & Community Services or equivalent qualification is essential with a Personal Care Module completed.
  • Current Level 2 first Aid
  • Ability to work varied hours and independently.
  • Appropriate skills in working with frail aged people &/or people with disabilities.
  •  A current driver’s licence is essential for this position.
  • Satisfactory Police Records check and valid Working with Children Check are essential requirements.
  • Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccination mandate for authorised workers

Benefits of working with us:

  • Rewarding career opportunity
  • Flexible working hours to support work-life balance
  • Values-based culture
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Active Social Club
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Wellbeing initiatives including discounted gym membership
  • Salary sacrifice options; superannuation, vehicle leasing, etc.

All positions are subject to a satisfactory ongoing National Police Check, Working with Children Check, Alcohol and Other Drug Screening & the Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccination mandate for authorised workers.

To apply for this job please visit hcm618.peoplestreme.net.

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