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CALD Home Care Employee
Casual - Dubbo
  • Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity?
  • Would you like to make a difference in your next role?
  • Would you like to be a part of an innovative and dynamic team?

McLean Care Ltd is a dynamic and rapidly expanding not-for–profit aged care provider operating across the homecare, residential and independent living sectors in NSW and QLD.  Multi-site and multi award winning; we are going places with a passion for innovation and enriching the experiences of those we care for.

 

Reporting to the Respite Centre Coordinator this position is responsible for providing culturally appropriate care and support to aged care respite clients from a range of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.  This will include assisting the Respite Centre Coordinator to provide centre-based respite activities, community outings, and community access activities.  It will also involve assisting respite clients with personal hygiene, transport and various health and wellness related activities to enrich their lives and promote independence.  

 

Essential Skills

  • A high degree of cultural awareness, including a demonstrated ability to build rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds and a non-judgemental attitude
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Access to own fully maintained and insured vehicle
  • The ability to plan and organise self to ensure the timely completion of tasks.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Has a friendly and cheerful demeanour
  • Demonstrate an empathic and caring approach
  • Ability to use a smartphone and/or tablet
  • Adequate connectivity to a mobile network in your own home to facilitate the use of work related mobile technology
  • Physical fitness including ability to undertake manual handling, carrying, standing and sitting for long periods of time
  • Commitment to embrace, model and work within the core values of McLean Care Ltd.

Knowledge

  • Demonstrated understanding of Work Health and Safety
  • Demonstrated understanding of infection control principles
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local community resources, cultural groups and key CALD community leaders and stakeholders

Experience

  • Demonstrated experience working in a role that requires cultural sensitivity
  • Demonstrated ability to work with clients from a diverse range of cultural, religious and social backgrounds

The successful applicant must be an extremely motivated self starter who possesses a passion for helping people, high level communication skills and the ability to negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders.

If you have a passion to make a difference to people’s lives, and a desire to contribute to your community then come and join the award winning, enthusiastic team at McLean Care.

 

Bilingual / multilingual applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

 

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be eligible to work in Australia, be able to provide documentary evidence of current Influenza Vaccination and be willing to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the requirements of the Aged Care Act 1997. 

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