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Social Support Group Worker / Driver

An opportunity has become available to join our growing organisation with an immediate start to undertake Social Support Programs and Transport for clients.

Our preference is for a part time employee to work minimum 30 hours per week, who can speak a 2nd language: Italian, Polish, Macedonian, Spanish, or Hungarian to work, there is flexibility in these working arrangements.  The opportunity is for an initial 6-month period with a possibility of extension and/or permanency.

 

Salary: $23.06 – $24.60 per hour

Option to salary package up to $15,990 reducing taxable income

 

Responsibilities include:

This position is responsible for the delivery of support services to Umbrella clients.  The duties vary depending on which service/s the client requires.  These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Social support / transport – Individual client or Group Activities
  • Social support activities
  • Social support kitchen duties
  • Personal care – toileting, medication management

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
You will need

  • A First Aid certificate
  • Satisfactory National Police Clearance (obtained in the past 6 months or willingness to obtain)
  • Current L/R Drivers Licence or able to obtain after 6 months of employment, registered vehicle

 

To be an Umbrella support worker/driver you have

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to work independently with clients and/or as part of a team.
  • Can work within Aged Care Quality Standards.
  • Can work within Umbrella’s Philosophy, Values and Mission.
  • Qualification in Aged Care Services or Community Services or experience in the Aged Care sector (useful)
  • Knowledge of diversity, access, and equity issues for culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTI+ seniors (useful)
  • Manual handling certificate (useful)

This is an opportunity for an individual to make a significant contribution to Umbrella’s growth.

 

Further Information

For any enquiries about the position, contact Robert Wilhelm, Senior Operations and Transport Manager on (08) 9275 4411 or email recruitment@umbrellacommunitycare.com.au

 

How to apply

For those applying with limited or no experience please see details and download the Position Description here: PD Social Support Activities Worker Level 1

For those applying with qualifications in aged care, or have similar qualifications, or extended experience working within the industry please download the Position Description here:  PD Social Support Activities Worker Level 2

To apply for this position with us, please complete an Umbrella Employment Application Form and email it and your resume to recruitment@umbrellacommunitycare.com.au by COB Tuesday, 10 January 2023.

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