Home Care Employee - Shoalhaven

Home Care Worker
Classification:  
Part Time
Location: IRT Shoalhaven
Applications close: 28/04/2024


As a home care worker, you’ll help support our clients to maintain their independence and live at home for longer. Your personalised care and empathetic companionship will truly make a positive impact on their lives. It really is a highly rewarding role!    


We currently have multiple permanent part-time positions available in the Shoalhaven region (Nowra/ Ulladulla/ Kangaroo Valley/ Durras North) for experienced care workers, from Grade 2 ($30.90) per hour, to Grade 3 ($32.70) per hour.


Your work may include:

  • Domestic Assistance including cleaning and cooking or meal preparation
  • Personal care including getting them up, showering and dressing
  • Driving clients to medical appointments or taking them shopping
  • Providing social support and community engagement
  • Providing complex care and medication management


To view a complete position description, CLICK HERE


Benefits for you:

  • Competitive pay and more cash in your pocket (less tax) with not-for-profit salary packaging
  • Professional and career development opportunities 
  • Access to free accredited training courses via our very own registered training organisation, IRT Academy
  • Multiple career pathways
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Birthday leave - relax and take a day off on us!
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Employee Assistance Program (free counselling service) and staff wellness programs
  • Paid travel, mileage ($0.96/KM) & penalty rates 
  • Smart phone, uniform, PPE & training provided

 

To be successful you will have:

  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willing to obtain)
  • Current valid driver’s licence
  • A reliable registered vehicle with comprehensive insurance
  • Current flu vaccination (or willing to obtain)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • A big heart – you’re empathetic and have a passion for supporting older Australians to live their best life possible
  • Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent (desirable). If you’re not currently qualified, we can help get you there through our training organisation IRT Academy


About IRT

At IRT, we have been caring for older Australians for over 50 years, providing aged care, home care and retirement living solutions to more than 9000 customers in NSW, ACT and Queensland. 
We are proud of our culture and employ people across a diverse range of occupations, backgrounds and skills, who are passionate and committed to creating a better world for all older Australians


How to Apply: If you feel this is the right role for you, we’d love to hear from you! Simply click the “Apply now” button, fill in your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll be in touch to discuss your application.


Any Questions? 
Contact: Whitney McIntosh
Phone Number: 0458 068 126
Email: wmcintosh@irt.org.au 


All successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including reference checks, pre-employment functional assessment and a National Criminal History Check.