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April

Community Support Professional

Just Better Care Townsville - South Townsville, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description

Townsville Community Support Professional

Across Australia Just Better Care provides in-home aged care and disability support services, supporting people to live independently. We are currently looking for Community Support Professionals to join our Townsville QLD team. You can enjoy a flexible and balanced work life and support people in your community to live their best life possible.

The role:
This role involves travelling between customer’s homes and assisting them with daily living and lifestyle requirements by providing person-centred care and support.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Personal care: showering, dressing, grooming and medication assistance
  • Domestic assistance: light household cleaning, laundry and meal preparation
  • Social support/transportation: social activities, shopping/groceries, travelling to medical appointments
  • Supporting customers in the use of aids and personal equipment including: standing or walking frames, wheelchairs, manual or electric hoists, sliding sheets or moving boards, hearing aids and other physical aids
  • Supporting customers with complex and/or challenging needs
  • Monitoring the well-being of customers and reporting on their progress
  • Participating in staff meetings and attending training as required
  • Overnight customer support and assistance 1-2 times a week.

What you will need:

  • Minimum Certificate III or IV in Aged Care, Home & Community Care, Individual Support or Disability Services (preferred)
  • Current CPR / First Aid Certificate
  • Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Current and satisfactory Federal Police Check, Yellow Card & Blue Card
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Reliable, registered and insured vehicle
  • Smartphone with internet access

What we offer:

  • Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Varied work supporting a diverse range of customers
  • Ability to work independently and close to home
  • Training & development opportunities (including free access to our online learning tools & programs)
  • Access to our free Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff recognition programs
  • Ongoing support and advice from experienced, friendly, local office staff

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $15,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • Shift work

Supplementary Pay:

  • Penalty rates

Duties:

  • Assisting clients with personal hygiene and getting dressed
  • Assisting clients with housekeeping or other daily errands
  • Providing companionship and emotional support
  • Observing and reporting on changes in the health or status of the client
  • Preparing food and feeding clients
  • Transporting client to appointments
  • Providing support with academic, social or recreational activities

South Townsville, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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