Position Details
Reference Number 16604
Position Title Care Worker - Home and Community Aged Care
Employment Type Casual
Location Tanunda, 193 Murray Street
Award Classification General Staff Agreement 2015 - Community Worker Level 1/1 to 2/4
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Uniting Communities is a leading not-for-profit organisation, working across South Australia through more than 90 community service programs. Our team of over 1500 staff and volunteers support and engage with more than 30,000 South Australians each year. We strive to build compassionate communities and great lives through community strengthening, quality service delivery and advocacy.


We are looking for compassionate and dedicated home and community Care Workers, committed to supporting older people to continue living well in their community and at home. You will be responsible for:

  • delivering domestic services
  • supporting the planning and preparation of meals
  • personal care including showering and assisting with personal hygiene
  • social support and transport
  • promotion of individual choice, wellness and re-ablement
  • observation of behaviour to ensure personal care plans reflect needs

About you:

Working both independently and within a growing team of passionate people, you will have the opportunity to participate in a range of formal training and work flexible hours to suit your needs. The successful candidates will have:

  • a certificate III in Aged Care or Individual Support
  • a current unrestricted Drivers Licence
  • an insured and roadworthy vehicle
  • the ability to work various shifts throughout the week
  • excellent communication and customer service skills
  • strong planning and organisational skills 
  • experience as a Care Worker in Aged Care would be highly regarded  

You will have the support of a Coordinator team, be paid to travel between customer appointments where possible and access to use fleet vehicles from time to time.



Your remuneration will be dependent o experience and/or qualifications. We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. In addition, other available benefits include; paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org


About your application

Please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees.


Selection Criteria Essential: CERTIFICATE III in Aged Care, Individual Support
Contact Person Leonie Grant
Contact Number 0885633333
Alternate Contact Person Fiona Errock
Alternate Contact Number 0885633333
Closing Date 07/07/2020
Position Description
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