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Personal Support Worker- Part Time- Geelong

Apply now Job no: 494781
Work type: Part time ongoing
Location: Geelong

  • Flexible working hours - balancing life and work
  • Career opportunities and development
  • Work for an organisation that has been 60 years in the making

About the Company

genU is short for Generation You. Because whatever generation you belong to, whether you’re young, old, or somewhere in between, what unites us is the belief that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

genU has been 60 years in the making. Bringing together the best of two trusted and respected organisations, Karingal and St Laurence, genU builds on this experience, adding a new ambition: to become the leader in what we do. 

About the role

We are looking for qualified and non-qualified staff to work as personal support workers. You will assist people with a disability in various aspects of their daily life including personal care, independent living skills, social and community activities. Shift times range across the day and weekends. Part time roles available.

Duties

The core purpose of the position of Support Worker:

  • Assist clients in undertaking a range of activities of daily living including personal and self-care, food preparation, eating, dressing and maintenance of personal hygiene, domestic duties and other tasks as directed.
  • Undertake the support role with respect and acknowledgement of the person’s’ abilities and strengths.
  • Provide clients with opportunities for personal growth and skill development in line with Support Plans and directions from the coordination team
  • Perform personal support work with professional integrity and ensure privacy and confidentiality of client information

Skills and experience

  • A current driver’s licence, comprehensive insurance and a reliable registered motor vehicle
  • Basic computer skills (or willingness to learn)
  • Mobile phone
  • Satisfactory completion of Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • A medical check stating capacity to function in the required role (if successful you will be required to undertake a medical)
  • Willingness to undergo a Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme Check

Benefits

  • Career opportunities and development
  • Connect with new people and widen your professional networks
  • Develop skills and experience while sharing your abilities and knowledge with others
  • Build your existing qualifications and skills through your annual planning and performance management planning

Balancing life and work

  • Achieve a balance between your work life and home life with access to an extensive range of flexibility and leave provisions. Subject to your manager’s approval, part-time work, job sharing and additional purchased leave can add more flexibility to your lifestyle.
  • Paid parental leave available for primary carers after 12 months employment.
  • genU believes our people are one of our greatest assets

Please find below the position description outlining full details of this role:

 Download File Support Worker 120218 PD .pdf

For further details please contact: Workforce Customer Support on 1300 163 215

Applications close 31/01/2019 at 5pm. Shortlisted applicants will need to be available for an information session and group interviews on Thursday the 7th of February.

Please include in your application a copy of your car registration and car insurance. These documents will need to be attached with your resume.

 

Applications close: at AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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