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DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKERS

SOUTHERN CROSS COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE

WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500

PART TIME

Benefits of working with Southern Cross

Southern Cross Community Healthcare provides quality care and services to the community by assisting the frail aged and people with disabilities to remain living independently in their own home.

As a national organisation, Southern Cross offers:
Opportunity to develop a career in Community Care – a growing and secure sector
Wide range of roles available
Work/life balance
Workplace education and support provided
Competitive remuneration
Opportunity to make a real difference to your community and the lives of those in need.
Illawarra NSW
24 hour program
Males encouraged to apply!!
Southern Cross is looking for reliable. flexible Support Workers, who will join a newly formed team that provides 24 hour care for a young adult male who has a Spinal Injury (SCI) and is ventilator dependent and will ultimately be living in the family home in Stanwell Tops.

Extensive hospital based training will be provided. Initial training & services provided at Wollongong Hospital before transitioning to his home in the coming months.

This young male loves music, footy and enjoys a great sense of humour so would suit workers who are interested in the same.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Full assistance personal care (two workers)
Management of ventilation and tracheostomy - Formal training provided
Domestic duties
Community access via modified vehicle
Shifts: Various shifts available

7am to 3.15pm
3pm to 10pm
9pm to 9am Active overnights
Must be available for Holiday and sick relief of other team members
Essential requirements:

Minimum 6 months full time experience providing care
Hoist experience
Mobile phone
NSW Drivers License and willingness to drive a modified van
Flexibility to assist with relief ?
Desirable:

Caring for someone with a Spinal Injury and/or ventilator experience
Successful applicant will undergo a National Criminal Record check and must obtain a Working with Children clearance.


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Aged Care & Disability Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • AIN Personal Carer

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