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Companion Carer
Right at Home Southern NSW Wagga Wagga, NSW 58 Days Ago
Job Type: Casual
Department: Care Team
Job Category: Care Staff – Companion
Sub Category:
Posted: 25-11-2021
Work Region / State: NSW
Job Shift: Casual
Work Permit: Australia
Job Status
Job Status: Sourcing
Start Publishing: 25-11-2021
Stop Publishing: 25-02-2022
Wagga Wagga, NSW

About Right at Home Southern NSW

Right at Home SNSW provides high quality in-home care and assistance to our valued clients in the Riverina and Central West. We support people living with Alzheimer’s, dementia and cognitive decline, disabilities, post-operative care needs and older Australians. Our services help clients remain safe and independent in their own homes. Our mission to improve the quality of life for those we serve.

About the role

We currently have positions available for qualified, reliable and passionate Companion Care Workers to join our team in Wagga Wagga and surrounding areas. It is preferred that you are an experienced Aged Care Worker or Disability Support Worker. You will need to be friendly, positive and demonstrate client-focused behaviour, showing empathy and treating others with dignity and respect. You’ll also need to have a natural ability to build relationships that make a difference, be honest, helpful and dependable, making you a great asset to our team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working within a person-centred, enabling environment that respects the rights and needs of each client
  • Assisting clients with personal hygiene, dressing and domestic duties
  • Assisting clients with daily errands, companionship and support
  • Providing support with academic, social or recreational activities
  • Preparing food, feeding clients and administering medications
  • Observe, care and report any changes in the health and wellbeing of the client
  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Working weekend and overnight shifts as rostered

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Individual Care or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn, develop and take on new challenges
  • Current National Police Check
  • Current First Aid & CPR certificates
  • Current unrestricted driver’s licence
  • Endorsed to administer medication (desirable)
  • Comprehensive car insurance (desirable)
  • COVID19 Vaccination (Mandatory)

Check us out at www.rightathome.com.au/snsw

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