Position Details
Reference Number 21334
Position Title Direct Care Worker
Employment Type Casual
Entity West Region - Victoria
Location Strath-Haven Day Respite
Award Classification
Hours 0
Position Summary


  • Casual positions
  • Working within the Community
  • Location - Bendigo

At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,500 staff are committed to high quality services and care.


In this context UA seeks experienced Direct Care Workers with Certificate III in Community Services (Aged Care) to join our innovative and expanding community based service, supporting older people living in their own homes, in the Bendigo area.


The Direct Care Worker will be directly responsible to the Client Advisor and will provide services to clients including domestic assistance, shopping, showering, socialization and transport.


Ideal candidates will be reliable and adaptable, motivated and committed to the provision of quality care and continuous improvement, and have the capacity to work well autonomously and in a team environment.


Experience in aged care is preferred, and the ability to speak a second language will be highly regarded.


A current driver’s licence and vehicle are required.


This appointment is subject to a satisfactory Police Check.


A willingness to work within the values of the Uniting Church is essential.


UA Benefits include:

  • Being part of a culture that makes a daily difference in people's lives
  • Being part of an organisation with core values of Respect, Partnership, Wisdom, Fairness and Stewardship
  • Professional development opportunities  
  • Salary Packaging
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current Victorian Drivers licence with access to a car which is registered, roadworthy, and is comprehensively insured?
Essential: Do you have a Minimum of Certificate III Aged Care or Home and Community Care ?
Essential: Have you experience working in the community with clients living in their own homes?
Essential: Please describe how you would go about ensuring that the care you provide to residents is in accordance with individual care plans?
Essential: What does working within the ethos (values) of the Uniting Church mean to you?
Contact Person Kaylene DeWatcht
Contact Number 5454 2100
Closing Date 14/07/2019
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