Community Support Worker

Department for Health and Wellbeing

Joining our team of dedicated and caring professionals, you will provide care services in the community which supports clients to maintain independence in their own homes. Providing high quality direct personal care to clients, you will assist them with hygiene, nutrition, comfort, dressing and mobilisation according to care plans and within the boundaries of your education and training undertaken. You will support and supervise clients and liaise closely with the Commonwealth Home Support Program Coordinator, case managers and carers regarding care plans and review of clients’ needs. When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. At Yorke and Northern Local Health Network you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community’s health outcomes and wellbeing.

You will have prior experience in the provision of a direct care service in a health related field, including dealing with aged, frail or disabled persons. Demonstrating the ability to perform under limited direction, you will work well within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Along with a commitment to maintaining client confidentiality, you will display empathy towards the elderly and the disabled, and be willing to develop a positive rapport with clients and their families.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

Job no: 790078

Applications close: 30 May 2023 11:55 PM Cen. Australia Standard Time

To apply for this job please visit iworkfor.sa.gov.au.