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Community Support Worker - Banksia Services

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Work type: Permanent Part-Time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Aged and Disability Support

The Brotherhood of St Laurence Banksia Cottage located in Frankston requires Community Support Workers for afternoon shifts 2.00 – 8.00pm weekdays and weekends.  If you are experienced in either the aged care or disability sector and enjoy making a difference to clients in your care, then please apply.  

As part of a supportive team you will be providing person centred care to clients living with dementia according to their care plans, ensuring dignity, safety and security.  You will assist the clinical and lifestyle teams to allow clients to live the lives they value.

 To be successful in this role you will:

  • Minimum qualification of Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Disability or equivalent.
  • Experience in providing high-quality person-centred care to aged people living with Dementia and understanding of the needs of people from different economic and diverse backgrounds
  • Previous experience in the disability sector and ideally with a medication endorsement
  • Proven ability to work independently and as an effective team member to achieve objectives
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people across all levels both internally and externally
  • Current Victorian Drivers License and an ability to drive a mini bus
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to adapt to changing demands and plan and prioritise workloads. 

This is a rewarding role that requires a flexible and caring approach you will be working in a supportive environment with ongoing development opportunities.  Safety of our staff and clients is a priority we provide training and equipment to ensure a Covid free facility. 

Salary: $50,691.68 to $52,417.04 plus superannuation. Salary packaging available

Closing Date:  Wednesday, 25 November 2020 at midnight. 

Enquiries: Aislinn Healy Program Coordinator 0490 856 710

Applicants must disclose if they are currently working at another Community or Residential Aged Care facility. There are current government directed guidelines that restrict Aged Care workers from working with more than one provider.

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. 

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