Direct Care Worker - Casey City And Cardinia Shire Councils


Pakenham, VIC

Posted 11/9/2019

Direct Care Worker - Casey City and Cardinia Shire Councils

  • Work/life balance with opportunities for career development
  • Variety of casual shifts available close to home
  • Competitive salary with tax benefits

If you have a genuine passion to work with the aged or with adults and children with disabilities and like to work independently, then this is the role for you. Responsibilities include providing domestic cleaning and support, shopping and transport of clients, respite and personal care.

To apply for this role it is essential you possess the following:

  • Certificate III/IV in Disability or Individual Support/Aged Care;
  • A caring and reliable attitude;
  • First Aid Level 2 Certificate;
  • Current driver's licence and registered vehicle.
The following skills and experiences are desirable but not essential: 
  • Experience in community based care;
  • Current WWC highly desirable Card.

mecwacare is a leading not-for-profit organisation with a reputation for excellence. We have provided care to the Victorian community since 1959, offering residential aged care, home care packages, respite care, in-home support, community housing, community programs, disability and nursing services. We provide optimal choice for people of all ages, irrespective of financial, religious, cultural or lifestyle background.

mecwacare cares for more than 15,600 people each week across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria through a highly-integrated service network operated by more than 1,700 employees and 450 volunteers. Our staff are culturally and linguistically diverse, representing 89 nationalities and speaking 98 languages.

Our organisation believes in responding to the changing needs of the community and actively encourages and supports continuous improvement, innovation and safe service delivery.

mecwacare offers opportunities for professional development, with an ongoing learning culture and generous salary packaging options. If you are passionate about supporting best practice and consumer focused outcomes through staff engagement and skills development and wish to benefit from our generous salary packaging options, please contact us. All successful applicants will need to have and/or undergo a successful Police Check.

If you are looking for flexible working hours, are driven to provide high quality care and wish to benefit from our generous salary packaging options, please apply now!

Enquiries to Rochelle McNamara on 03 8573 4877

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