Community Care Worker

Community Care Worker

Description: 

Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria’s destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge.

With approximately 1100 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace.

Community Care Worker

The Aged & Disability Services team is seeking qualified Community Care Workers for both temporary part-time and casual positions.

Community Care Workers provide individual assistance and care to older people, and people with a disability and their carers’, which assists them to live independently in their own homes and in their local community.

As a Community Care Worker, you will enjoy:

  • working autonomously and locally and in a secure and growing industry,
  • working with a variety of clients in their own homes and making a difference in the community
  • have access to competitive wages, including paid travel time between jobs
  • work up to 50 hours per fortnight, depending on employee availability
  • receive a comprehensive induction to the role and the Shire
  • receive regular training and ongoing support

Applicants must have the capacity to lift and carry items as the duties are physically demanding. You will also have a current Victorian Driver's Licence and access to a car and mobile phone. A certificate III in HACC, Aged Care or equivalent is mandatory. You must hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check and a Functional Capacity Evaluation (physical).

Applicants with availability of hours in the evenings and weekends (which attract penalty hours) would be highly regarded. Those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are encouraged to apply.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please read the Position Description and complete your application online by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

PLEASE NOTE that contact to applicants may take longer than the 3 weeks stated in the acknowledgement email as appointments depend on vacancies at the time of application.

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, and/or are from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. All employment offers will be subject to various safety screening and background checks.

Enquiries: Julie Cahill
Ph: 0359501625
Applications Close: 20/12/2019

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Date posted:
2019-10-29
Job Id: 
401380