Support Worker/Personal Care Assistant (Level 4)
About us: Regal Care Pty Ltd is a purpose-driven business offering personalized assistance to the elderly, disabled or anyone who needs a hand. We support our clients with domestic assistance, personal care, and community access. Currently, we are recruiting Support Workers Level 4 on a casual basis and offer 15-25 hours every week within a reasonable geographical area who have a passion for helping others and will be committed to doing so.
Role Overview: A home support worker will be providing support with a variety of tasks. Every day and every client will be unique. Personal care assistance: Showering/grooming, assisting with dressing and transfers, bowel care, peg feeding and administering medication.
Individual support: Aiding in the development of new skills and assisting clients with achieving independence. Provision of ongoing, consistent and comprehensive support as well as practical assistance. Providing training opportunities and knowledge concerning relevant medical aids or equipment.
Reviewing and managing care/support plans and documenting with relevancy. Transportation duties: Transportation to appointments or events as well as providing support with community access and socialization. General home care tasks: Meal preparation, grocery shopping, laundry assistance.
Ad hoc home cleaning tasks: Changing bedding and general house cleaning where appropriate. Minimum Requirements: Nationally accredited Certificate IV or above in Disability; other relevant disciplines accepted with appropriate experience. Valid National Police Check.
Valid First Aid and CPR certificate. Valid Australian Driverâ€™s Licence and road-worthy vehicle. Manual handling certificate.
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication. Working with Children Check (Preferred). Required Experience: Previous experience and certification assisting clients with medication (4 years or more).
Previous experience with working with clients that present challenging behaviors (4 years or more). Previous experience providing support for clients that experience multiple and complex needs (4 years or more). Previous experience working with equipment and aids such as hoists, transfer boards or sheets, commodes, shower chairs, etc.
(4 years or more). Benefits: First aid allowance. Travel and mobile phone allowance.
Shift bonuses of up to $10 per shift. Continuous training and development. Being available to work on at least 3 days excluding weekends, a passion to support your local community and a go-getter attitude are the secrets of highly successful team members.
Ideally, you will have a kind and professional disposition and are able to work autonomously, as well as management of your rosters and timesheets. Support given must be sensitive, client-focused and community-orientated, bearing mind of the recovery process where appropriate. Apply now To apply, please attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.