Community Support Workers - Illawarra

Job No: CCW482
Location: Illawarra

About us- We care
CatholicCare is a local not-for-profit organisation committed to helping those in need regardless of religious beliefs, background or circumstances.  Our Vision is for inclusive, thriving communities where human dignity of all is respected and valued.

We provide services that support people across all stages of life: Early Childhood Education, Out of School Hours Care, Community Aged and Disability Care, Foster Care, School Counselling and parenting courses across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and the Macarthur regions. We are proud to offer genuine career pathway opportunities to our employees so they can continue to work with us even if they chose to pursue a different profession within the sector.

About our role- We care about others

Community Support Workers offer services in our client's homes in both Aged Care & Disability. We focus on creating positive relationships with our clients and their families by supporting them through services such as domestic, social, medication and personal care. 

Working as a valued member of our team, this role will provide you with security and flexibility in hours and days of work. Community Support Workers form meaningful and supportive relationships that brighten the life of our clients.

We have part time and full time positions available, depending on availability. 

We offer Hourly rate + Travel time between clients + Kilometres + Superannuation + Salary Packaging included on top of hourly rate.  

Pay rates are between $27.89 and $29.71 per hour depending on experience.

Our benefits- We care about you

In addition to being part of an organisation that genuinely makes a difference in people's lives you will also enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries and hourly rates
  • Salary packaging options - up to $15,900 a year
  • Additional paid personal leave every year
  • Long Service Leave after 7 years of service
  • Study Leave
  • Professional development including internal and external training opportunities
  • Free and confidential counselling through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted gym memberships through Fitness Passport
  • Peace of mind driving to and from work with Employee Journey Insurance

Our requirements to provide care

  • A Certificate III in a Care related field or working towards - we can help you get trained (fee free course may be available)  
  • A current First Aid certificate, Working with Children's Check and NDIS Check (or willing to obtain)
  • A driver's licence with an insured vehicle
  • A genuine commitment to enriching the lives of others
  • A willingness to give, or experience in providing support to our Aged and Disability clients by assisting with their everyday needs and activities
  • A creative, personable and professional approach to the role
  • Employees are required to have received 3 doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine; or has been issued with a Medical Contraindication Certificate on the prescribed NSW Health form and we strongly encourage 4 doses

Click here for the Position Description.

Click here for the Candidate Pack.

Feel free to forward this vacancy to someone you may know!

For further information contact Rebecca Miller on 0448 930 287.

Close Date: 27 May 2024
As part of our recruitment process we will be reviewing applications as they are received. As a result, this position may close prior to the closing date. If you are interested in working with us, we recommend sending your application across as soon as possible. Best of Luck!

CatholicCare Wollongong is committed to equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.  All employees are subject to probity and pre-employment checks. CatholicCare Wollongong is a smoke free zone.
CatholicCare is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of children and young people, and to the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.  Applicants are thoroughly screened prior to employment.


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