Aged Care Support Worker

Aged Care Support Worker - Based in Alice Springs - Casual

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits, including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths-based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

Our motto of Hope, Kindness, Respect, Fairness and Integrity articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

You will provide work within a strengths-based framework to support frail aged people (65 years and over, or 50 and over for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders) with coordinated and integrated services to recipients and their carers’. Encouraging social inclusion and independence in their home and community; thereby enhancing their quality of life and reducing the likelihood of early admission to long-term residential care.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a Certificate III Individual Support / Aged or Disability and/or at least one (1) years' experience in individual support or community services. Proven experience in and/or demonstrated willingness to provide the following service types of domestic assistance personal care and social support (access to community for shopping or other activities).Good time management skills and demonstrated ability to effectively work with a team.

You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Christopher Wright, Program Manager on 08 8953 2582.

Applications close COB Friday 18 June 2021.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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