Closing Date: 29/08/2018
Salary: $28.51 – $29.65
JewishCare has been the major provider of services to the Jewish community in Sydney for over 80 years. In order to achieve our mission of supporting and strengthening the resilience and independence of our community, we offer assistance in the areas of Child and Family Services, Mental Health Programs, Disability Services and Community Aged Services. We are passionate about the work that we do and believe that our staff are our most important asset in providing the best care and support to the vulnerable and needy people in our community.
We are looking for passionate individuals from different backgrounds who can speak Russian language, has a driving licence, a car and live in the Eastern suburbs and Inner City to join our team to provide support to our aged clients to remain in their homes living active and independent lives.
We are looking for passionate individuals like you who live in and around the Eastern Suburbs to join our team to provide support to our aged clients to remain in their homes living active and independent lives.
You will support and assist with a wide range of daily living activities including personal care, cleaning/domestic assistance, meal preparation, respite, shopping, transport to/from appointments and day programs, and other activities.
We are looking for people from all different backgrounds who can speak Russian and have:
- A passion for working with the elderly and desire to support older people with daily living activities
- Some experience working with the elderly (personal and volunteer experience count!)
- Knowledge and understanding of the needs of the elderly and their carers
- Must have driver’s licence, vehicle with comprehensive insurance and willingness to use for work purposes
- First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
Desired Skills and Experience
Although it is not essential, it would be great if you have professional experience working in the aged care sector and hold a relevant qualification (Certificate III in Aged Care or similar).
This is a community-based position, so the successful candidate will be required to travel to people’s homes and provide one-on-one assistance. The successful candidate will have the ability and willingness to work in a home environment.
*** Please note that all shortlisted applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and visa check (if applicable).
To apply please go to http://www.jewishcare.com.au/careers