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Disability Support Worker / Personal Carer- Ringwood, Croydon Part-time Job

5 years ago Cleaning Services Melbourne   465 views
Job Details
  • Regular shifts close to your home
  • Flexible Hours , Choose your own shifts
  • Work 10-15 hour or More per week

Easy Life Home Care is an approved provider for disability support services & NDIS across Melbourne, we provide in-home aged care too. We are a value's based organisation and our mission is to provide the best service to our clients while recognising that our carers are our greatest asset.

We are looking for highly skilled Carer's to care for our clients in a professional and compassionate manner. The job entails various shift work as our organisation will provide care for a 24hour period as required by carers/clients. But, it can also be very satisfying and rewarding, since people who are ill, disabled or elderly are thankful for the high-quality assistance.

The ideal candidate will be patient and friendly with excellent communication skills. You should be able to follow instructions and perform a variety of tasks to help clients.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting clients with personal care activities including showering, dressing, grooming, toileting and personal hygiene.
  • Providing companionship and social support during in home and in the community.
  • Performing household tasks such as preparing meals, laundry, shopping and cleaning.
  • Implementing strategies for managing dementia/alzheimers and other health issues.
  • Delivering activities that promote emotional and intellectual stimulation.
  • Maintaining a safe living environment by minimising or removing safety risks or hazards.
  • Transporting clients to appointments, social outings and social engagements.
  • Using equipment to assist clients with limited mobility such as hoists, swivel cushions and wheelchairs.
  • Be a pleasant and supportive companion
  • Report any situations of risk and incidents including near misses
  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency
  • Liaising with other health care professionals, family members and carers.

Skills and experience:

Mandatory

  • First Aid including CPR
  • Police Check
  • Working with Children's Check
  • Current driving license and reliable vehicle
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Manual Handling Certificate
  • Certificate 3/4 in Individualised Support for Disability Services or Aged Care
  • Person-Centred Values - including flexibility to work with families in the home environment
  • Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) check

Preferred

  • One Year direct Care Experience
  • Managing Challenging Behaviours

Valued

  • Medication Administration
  • Manual Handling
  • Managing Challenging Behaviours

Please note, if you have allied experience with disability or providing care, or think you have specific skills to offer and are willing to learn on the job, please do enquire as to whether we might have a position for you.

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