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Do you have a genuine desire to provide the best quality support for customers? Do you want to enable customers to live the life they choose? Do you value difference and diversity? Part-time, permanent contract About our organisation; Chorus was formed in 2017 by the merge of three established WA care providers, Care Options, Community First International and Volunteer Task Force. We are an Australian not-for-profit organisation providing services in Aged Care, Disability, Mental Health and Volunteering. Together our new organisation will deliver care and services to over 10,000 clients across metropolitan and regional WA with a 480-strong workforce and over 600 volunteers.

What we believe as an organisation defines the way we work, every day. We value being Responsive, Practical, Empowering and Respectful. Working with Chorus gives you the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people, support independence, empower people, ensure people feel connected to others, give something back to your community, and most importantly, make a difference.

The Role: We are currently seeking applications for Support Workers to join our Aged and Disability Services team, assisting customers living in the Albany area. The ideal candidate will have experience in providing practical support to individuals in their own homes and community. You will uphold the highest values around working in partnership with customers.

Multiple roles are available with casual and part-time roles possible. In this varied role, you may be responsible for activities that can include: Domestic assistance/household tasks; Personal care (showering, dressing); Social support; Community participation and inclusion; Daily living/life skills development; Meal preparation; Medication management; Hoisting/transfers; Transportation of customers to appointments and events. Essential Criteria: Minimum Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability, Individual Support or other relevant qualification (or working towards obtaining qualification within 12 months) and/or relevant experience working with customers who are aged or with a disability; Demonstrated ability to work with people with diverse needs and preferences; Excellent communication skills both written and verbal to interact with a diverse range of customers, their families, carers, community agencies and other professionals; A proactive approach to the safety and well being of yourself and customers; Understanding of professional boundaries and privacy and confidentiality issues; Good computer & mobile device skills.

Prerequisites; Flexibility with shifts: Availability Monday to Friday, some weekend and evening work may also be required; National Police Clearance of 6 months or less currency (or willingness to apply for and provide prior to commencing employment); Current Australian Drivers Licence with no restrictions; Reliable and roadworthy motor vehicle to travel to customers homes and assist them to access the community; Comprehensive.

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Chorus
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2 Jun 2020

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