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Community Support Workers & Domestic Assistant Workers

Euroa, Australia

Reference: 5669786

  • Euroa/Violet Town area
  • Permanent part-time positions with an immediate start
  • Above award rates and generous salary packaging on offer

Who we are

Nexus Primary Health (Nexus) is a not-for-profit organisation and is committed to excellence in the delivery of holistic, accessible, community-based health services that meet quality and safety standards. Nexus is a health promoting workplace that actively celebrates and promotes diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees. We are supportive of people who have been out of the workforce for an extended period. We encourage job applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

What we offer:

  • Working for a respected and sustainable organisation
  • Salary Packaging for employees (incl. $15,900 tax free annually)
  • Secure hours and pay
  • Above award rates and conditions
  • Travel allowance between clients
  • Flexible work arrangements - family friendly
  • Work for a client- and community- focused organisation

About the opportunity

Community Support and Domestic Assistance Workers provide client support in order to empower clients with disabilities and frail aged clients to lead fulfilling lives according to their own wishes. Providing quality, practical, efficient, and effective services to clients include but is not limited to personal care assistance, respite care, and domestic assistance. Use of your own vehicle is required.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have a strong commitment to working from an empowerment perspective, promoting the client's independence, skill development, and self-advocacy.

If you are currently completing your qualification or interested in helping the community you can come onboard as a Domestic Assistance Worker to gain valuable insight and experience in the field.

Community Support Worker positions

  • Certificate III in Home & Community Care, Aged Care, Disability or Individual Support (essential). Applicants with progress towards the Cert III qualification may also be considered.
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Available for a minimum 25-hours per week, which may include early mornings, late afternoons, and some weekends. Penalty rates apply as per the Award.
  • Current drivers licence and registered vehicle

Domestic Assistance positions

  • Relevant experience in the home and community sector is desirable but not essential.
  • You must be available for a minimum of three days per week / 15 hours per week, 9am to 3pm.
  • Current drivers licence and registered vehicle

We will be progressively reviewing, and shortlisting applications so don't wait to apply!

Enquiries can be made to Wendy Reardon, Community Support Services Manager on 1300 773 352.

Nexus is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All successful applicants will undergo rigorous compliance screening prior to their appointment. Successful candidates are required to have a current Police Check, a Working with Children's check and an NDIS Worker Screening clearance.

Applications Close: 28 Oct 2021