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Home Services - Care Worker
• $30.11 / hour + super + salary packaging up to $15,900 / annum
• We pay $0.96 / km for travel to our clients
• Excellent on-the-job training plus ongoing free learning and development to support you in your role

Looking for a rewarding career in aged care, grow your skills and make a real difference in your local community that you love?

Join BaptistCare and support older people to live well in the comfort of their own home. If you have the passion to support people to live independently and improve their quality of life in the place they call home, this could be the perfect job for you!

About Us

BaptistCare is a leading for-purpose Christian-based care organisation that supports thousands of people across more than 100 locations in NSW, ACT and WA.

From humble beginnings in 1944, BaptistCare has grown into one of the nation’s most respected care and community services providers.

We create strong and caring communities and place people at the centre... of all we do.

As a Care Worker servicing clients in the Gosford and surrounding areas , you will enable our clients to live their best possible life, supporting them to live independently at home and doing the things they love by helping them with everyday activities such as (but not limited to) :
• Support and assistance with personal care such as showering and dressing
• Household cleaning and laundry
• Meal preparation
• Providing respite for carers
• Transport to and from appointments / shops
• Social support
• Assisting with complex care needs

This role will also have the potential to support TRANSPAC clients (short-term specialised care and support program for older people who have been hospitalised and need help to recover).

These clients aren't typically long-term clients but will often require complex / high care in the short-term.

What do we need from you?

We welcome applications from qualified candidates who hold a Certificate III or IV in Individual Support / Aged Care, this is essential.

You will need to be comfortable working on your own in the community, have excellent verbal communication skills and have an empathetic, patient and caring nature.

This role does require you to have a valid driver licence and own a reliable motor vehicle with a minimum Third-Party Property Damage car insurance as you need to travel to our clients’ homes.
• You will be provided with a company mobile phone to access emails, rosters and client care plans
• It is a requirement you undergo background checks including a new police check (at our cost)

To support your wellbeing and career growth, BaptistCare offers :

Salary packaging which can increase your take-home pay + meal and entertainment card
• Learning and development support committed to your skill development
• Direct access to a dedicated supervisor to support you
• Access to family friendly benefits like our counselling support and wellness programs

BaptistCare has been acknowledged in the 2022 AFR BOSS Best Places to Work list, ranking tenth in the Government, Education and Not for Profit list, from over 750 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand.

Still want to know more about this amazing opportunity please click the link to hear from one of our fabulous Care Workers - click here to find out more.

Have more questions? For a confidential discussion, please email mytalent@baptistcare.org.au and one of our Talent Acquisition Partners will be in touch.

BaptistCare is recognised as an Inclusive Employer’ by the Diversity Council of Australia for 2022-2023. We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. Closing Date is subject to change without notice
Alstonville NSW Australia


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