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Domestic Care Assistant - Western Sydney

Australian Unity


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As Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company we are dedicated to helping people thrive. We put our people first, customers, clients, partners and communities.

The Home Care service program delivers in-home support services to aging clients to help them live independently, supported and empowered, within their own homes and communities.

In these unprecedented times, we must do what we do best: We connect. We Respect. We make it possible.

ABOUT YOUR NEW ROLE

Your new role, as Domestic Care Assistant - Experienced, will offer a permanent part time contract, based with our Westmead and surrounding areas customers and team.

What does your new role look like?

  • Providing support to clients with domestic assistance duties such as cleaning, laundry and meal preparation
  • Assisting clients with some personal care requirement
  • Providing assistance with transportation for your clients to appointments and for shopping and leisure outings
  • Building and maintaining strong and effective relationships with clients and their families
  • Adhering to health and safety guidelines and policies to keep yourself and our clients safe

ABOUT YOU:

  • Previous experience working within a customer centric role and organisation
  • 12 months relevant experience within Aged Care, Community, Disability Services or another related sector, where you have delivered client services including personal care
  • Flexibility to work rosters between Monday to Friday PLUS availability to work the odd weekend each month as required
  • A current Australian Driver’s License and access to a reliable, comprehensively insured vehicle 

It is a requirement for all Australian Unity Care Workers to have a current First Aid Certificate.  If you do not have a current First Aid Certificate, we will organise one as part of your induction process.  There is no cost to you if are required to complete this training. 

WHY JOIN US:

Australian Unity employees enjoy an enviable range of benefits, including but not limited to the following:

  • Competitive remuneration which is part of our own Enterprise Agreement and reviewed yearly 
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave - equal benefit for both parents 
  • Bump to Baby – a support service connecting you to a team of maternal health experts, midwives, and nurses 
  • Part time or Casual contracts – both with regular and consistent hours of work to provide stability of employment 
  • Enjoy additional yearly Well-Being days as ‘paid’ leave 
  • Flex-Up – work additional overtime hours as available and boost your income 
  • Attractive kilometre allowance 
  • Smartphone – ready when you join us with your fortnightly rosters, customer care plans and other information to assist you from your first day with us 
  • Employee Referral Program – refer your friends and family members to join us as Care Workers and earn a great bonus per successful referral 
  • Employee Assistance Program – support and assistance for you and your partner at those times in life when you need it most 
  • Access to our well supported employee Learning program, including a customised Home Care Induction on joining us PLUS our LinkedIn Learning course portfolio awaits you 
  • Meaningful and achievable career development plan to assist you to achieve your desired role and work goals 
  • Attractive employee discounts on Australian Unity Bank products, Private Health and General Insurance and Dental services 
  • A supportive and engaging leadership team who really care about your wellbeing and success 

       WHAT MAKES US, US?

  • We’re all about lifelong learning
  • We’re all about supporting your wellbeing
  • We take care of our people, they take care of our customers
  • We’re all about making a bigger difference together

We are here to make a difference every day, small things, big things and everything in between.

We encourage you to join our team in this meaningful journey and make a difference in your local community.

At Australian Unity the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing.

All successful persons will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination before commencing employment or medical exemption certificate from a registered medical practitioner. Your Talent Acquisition Specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.

Click APPLY or contact Diti Vora (Talent Acquisition Specialist) at dvora@australianunity.com.au for a confidential discussion. If you want to join a team which makes a real difference within an essential service, apply today!

Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-plan

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Job details
Date posted
23 Jul 2022
Occupation
Aged & Disability Care
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