- Leading community services organisation
- Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
- Full time ongoing
- Position based in Albury
About the opportunity
A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to a family member or friend, who is frail aged or has dementia, a disability, mental illness, terminal illness or a chronic health condition.
Carer Support Services provides support and services under a number of programs including the newly established Carer Gateway – Carer Gateway Service Provider, State funded Support for Carers Program, Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP).
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We're looking for motivated people who have a genuine interest in and commitment to working with vulnerable people in our community. Empathy, resilience, outstanding personal qualities and a preference for working within a collaborative team environment are qualities that will succeed in the role.
In addition to the above you will also have:
- Tertiary qualifications in either Disability, Social Work, Health, Welfare, Community Services or Development.
- Understanding of privacy and confidentiality obligations
- Understanding of the issues related specifically to the caring role.
- Experience or knowledge regarding the provision of care to the elderly and/or people with disabilities.
- High level engagement, care planning and assessment skills.
- The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
- Excellent administration and organisational skills.
- Computer literacy including basic Microsoft Office.
- Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
How to apply
If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:
- Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
- Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
Applications close Friday 25 June 2021
Get in touch
Nilofer Banai on 0408 839 547 during business hours
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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
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