Care Staff/ Support Worker – Thursday Island

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Thursday Island casual Date of Vacancy Closure : 01-02-2022

Care Staff/ Support Worker- Thursday Island

Hourly Rate $29.59 + penalties + Salary packaging options + Super @ 10% 

  • Award Rates + Super + Salary Sacrifice Incentives
  • Be part of the team in well-established and highly reputable not- for-profit organisation
  • Opportunity for career growth and diversity

About the role:

We are looking for caring people who put customers first. You will be passionate and enthusiastic to join us and be part of our inspiring organisation that delivers quality outcomes for the frail, elderly and people with disability in their local community this includes:

  • Domestic assistance duties such as cleaning, laundry and meal preparation
  • Personal duties including showering and personal care
  • Providing more complex care to high needs clients
  • Provide transportation to clients
  • Create meaningful experiences for our clients to thrive and live independently
  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines and policies at all times

About the Organisation:

St John’s Community Care is one of the largest not for profit service providers in Far North Queensland servicing 8 centres across Qld. We enrich the lives of the elderly and people with disability by providing in home support that assists them to remain living in their home independently.

About you:

  • You will be able to show empathy and have patience for people everyday
  • Strong communication skills and ability to report to supervisors regularly
  • A happy and cheerful personality 
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Prior experience in the community care sector or transferrable skills
  • Experience in the use of technology
  • Strong ability and desire to learn and grasp concepts quickly
  • Thrive and can multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Energetic, self-motivated and results orientated

What we will offer you:

  • Certified training and paid qualification Cert 3 Individual Support
  • $34,100 tax-free: salary sacrifice benefits + compulsory tax-free threshold
  • An exciting career that will give you plenty of opportunities to grow
  • A supportive team environment
  • Be part of an industry where your career will be rewarding and long-term
  • Be part of a thriving environment that utilises technology
  • Community participation in multicultural events

This is now your chance to kick start your career, join us, and make difference to your community!

If you believe, that we are the right organisation for you, review the position description on our website and apply online now using our preferred online application!

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Company : St Johns Community Care

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Phone number : (07) 4039 9700