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Home Care AssistantSouthern Cross Care Inc
Dynamic not-for-profit organisation Great rewards and benefits Full time, Part time and Casual p ositions available About us For more than 50 years, Southern Cross Care has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to our community. We're guided by our compassionate, capable, collaborative and creative values, and we want people who share these values to join our team. Right now, we are looking for Home Care Assistants to join our Home Care Services Team.
About the role As a Home Care Assistant with Southern Cross Care, you will help older Australians to live better for life, in their own homes. You will achieve this by building relationships with your clients, understanding their individual needs, goals and preferences, and delivering tailored support with daily tasks, activities, personal care and mobility support. You will support your clients to live happy, healthy and active lives, and help to improve their quality of life.
We have roles available across Metropolitan Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula, with a huge range of different shifts available, including weekdays, after-hours and weekends. For further details regarding the role, please refer to the attached position description. About you Equally comfortable with direction and autonomy, you will display initiative, integrity and a strong work ethic plus impressive organisational and relationship-building skills.
With a Certificate III in a relevant field (Aged Care, Home and Community Care, Individual Support) you will have a current full and unrestricted driver’s licence and your own registered and insured car. You will also have relevant experience working with older people in a similar role. All Southern Cross Care employees also require a current National Police Certificate for the Purpose of Aged Care.
About this opportunity This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation and help create a better future for you and your community. You will enjoy exceptional learning opportunities including up to 25 hours of paid training when you join the team, and be supported to develop your skills and your career. Salary packaging benefits that will help you to maximize your take-home pay and a motor vehicle allowance is also payable for travel between clients.
We will also provide you with a full working tool kit, including a mobile phone. You’ll also be working with a friendly and inclusive team that genuinely cares about you. With our organisation growing to meet the needs of our community, there’s never been a better time to join the Southern Cross Care team.