Home Care Support Worker - Kingaroy

Job No: LutheranServices17
Location: Kingaroy

About the Role

We have positions available casual employees working out in the community

The Home Care Support Worker is responsible for:

  • Delivering services for clients at home and in the community as outlined in the Personal Independence Plan including supporting and guiding clients to complete identified tasks, as well as completing agreed tasks on behalf of clients;

  • Contributing to assessments of the client’s goals, interests and needs;

  • Assisting the service coordinator to maintain appropriate communication with carers and family members nominated by the client;

  • Adhering to risk mitigation procedures and bring new risks to the attention of the service coordinator;

  • Advising the service coordinator of significant changes in the client’s capacity and/or if the client requests a different service mix;

  • Maintaining accurate comprehensive case notes; and

  • Undertaking administrative duties associated with the role.


Critical to your success in this role will be the proven ability to demonstrate

  • a high level of effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • your ability to maintain confidentiality and impartiality

  • respect and responsiveness to client needs

  • a willingness to work with non-traditional approaches to service delivery for older people


In addition you will

  • possess a Certificate III (or higher) in Aged Care

  • maintain a positive Federal police check and Australian driver’s licence

You may be required to provide information in relation to pre-existing medical conditions or injuries relevant to this position and submit to a pre-employment medical.


About Us

  • Orana Lutheran Aged Care is one of our nine respected residential aged care services and is the largest such complex in the South Burnett region, offering 94 beds as well as 25 independent living units. Orana also provides home care services in the community. Idyllically located with tranquil rural views across to the Bunya Mountains, Orana prides itself on embracing an ageing in place philosophy.

  • Lutheran Services is a well-established and respected organisation whose employees provide services for seniors, young people, families, people with disabilities and mental health concerns.

  • As a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest all operating surpluses into continually improving our services and expanding our reach to more people in our communities.

  • We operate 18 services across urban and regional Queensland, employing more than 1,350 staff and drawing on the support of several hundred volunteers.


How to apply

To apply for this position, please complete answers to all below questions and attach your resume.

For further information about this role a position description is available to download by clicking here. Specific questions can be referred to Kym Zischke Service Manager on 07 4162 6555.

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