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High Care Support Worker - Permanent Part-time at Avivo
High Care Support Worker - Permanent Part-time
Avivo is passionate about supporting people to live as valued citizens. We work in partnership with people to develop innovative and flexible supports that assist them to lead their lives as they choose. We support people who require individualised assistance to live at home due to disability, frailty or mental illness.
We are looking for a reliable High Care Support worker in the Mandurah area to join our specialist Ventilator Dependant Quadriplegic (VDQ) care team on a permanent part-time basis. This team provides assistance to a man living in Meadow Springs who would like a confident and respectful carer to join his team.
Providing a range of support services including personal care, social and disability supports
Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual and their family
Problem solving issues with the individuals and the Support Worker team
Reporting issues and hazards as required to the Team Facilitator/Service Coordinator
What we require:
Prior experience in disabilities including hoisting, ventilator management and personal care is preferred
Reliability, flexibility and a positive attitude
Excellent communication skills
A current driver’s license and a reliable vehicle are essential
Availability to work a variety of shifts including 2.00-9.00pm Monday & Thursday and 7.00am - 2.00pm Saturday and Sunday
In return, you will have access to some great benefits! Salary is a minimum rate of $21.90 per hour whilst training and then once deemed competent by our nurse consultants will increase to $26.85 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation. The option of salary packaging is also available to increase your non-taxable income! In addition to this, you will be paid travel time and kilometres, receive comprehensive training and generate Annual and Personal leave.
To be considered for this role, you will need to complete an online application and upload your resume and cover letter as a single document.
Closing date is 27th October 2017 4pm
Making an appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.
‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply’