Community Care Workers (Aged Care)

Job No: 91643
Location: Richmond Valley, NSW

  • Work in a well-established organisation!
  • Part-time roles - excellent work/life balance!
  • Competitive salary + salary sacrifice! 
  • Company smart phone provided!

About the Organisation

St Carthage's Community Care is dedicated to providing services to older people, people with disabilities and their carers on the Far North Coast. 

Operating since 1987, St Carthage's has been managing a range of community supports that are responsive to both individual and community needs. Currently managing sixteen services, this organisation aspires to become a highly-regarded, client-focused, professionally delivered service that enriches, empowers and maximises the potential of all people.

St Carthage's is proud to have become a care partner with the Eden Alternative.

Click here for the St Carthage's website. Click here to view St Carthage's Facebook Page. 

About the Opportunities

St Carthage's Community Care now has multiple opportunities available for Community Care Workers (Aged Care) throughout the Richmond Valley, specifically Lismore, Casino, Ballina, Evans Head and surrounding villages. 

These are part-time positions primarily across a range of Monday to Friday shifts including daytime, evening, and night/sleepover.  There are also weekend shifts required. 

You will provide specialised support to people in aged care and disability services, including providing clients with flexible opportunities to enhance their independence and facilitating community participation.   

More specifically, some of your key duties and responsibilities will be to:

  • Advocate on issues in relation to older people and promote community awareness of their achievements;
  • Liaise with other St Carthage's services and external service providers;
  • Maintain accurate documentation and confidentiality;
  • Participate in realising client dreams and aspirations; and
  • Provide client supervision and/or assistance in accordance with client wishes and funding guidelines including, but not limited to personal care domestic assistance and social support.

St Carthage's is seeking candidates with a Certificate III in Aged Care coupled with a self-motivated attitude, well-developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and flexibility in both team and individual tasks.

Your understanding of Work Health and Safety, manual handling requirements and food handling procedures is important. You will have the ability to work autonomously and effectively with clients and the families of clients with complex needs. 

You will also need a current Drivers Licence, a reliable motor vehicle with comprehensive insurance as well as a current First Aid Certificate.  

This role is subject to a Criminal Record Check prior to employment. The successful candidate must be available to work rostered shifts and respond to call outs when required.

In return, you will receive an attractive remuneration package, with salary sacrifice options available! You'll enjoy a position where you are truly valued and encouraged to achieve! You will also be supplied with a smart phone for work purposes!

These are extremely satisfying and rewarding roles, and you will finish each working day knowing you have improved the lives of others and truly made a difference within the community!

If you're ready to make a real difference in a well established community organisation - Apply Now!

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