Aged Care Support Worker

About Us
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, 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.  

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 Islander peoples) 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.  You will have proven experience in and/or demonstrated willingness to provide domestic assistance, personal care and social support (access to community for shopping or other activities). You will have good time management skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively work within a team.

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

Casual rate: $38.07 - $39.26 per hour

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Heather Watts on (08) 8902 9300. Applications will be assessed on receipt. 

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

Anglicare NT is currently undertaking a workplace consultation regarding the ongoing requirements for workers to be vaccinated. We anticipate an outcome by the end of August. In the interim, Anglicare NT strongly encourages everyone, who is medically able, to be fully vaccinated (included the booster) against COVID-19.

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.

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exceptions).

Vacancy Description - APPROVED Positon Description Aged Care Support Worker June 2022 (3).pdf (124 kB)
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