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Position Details
Reference Number 422919
Position Title Community Support Worker (Community Aide) Temp F/T & P/T
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 30/06/2020), Temporary Part Time (up to 30/06/2020)
Entity Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Canterbury, Concord
Advertised Award/Classification Health Employees/Community Aide
Salary $25.46 - $27.08
Hours per Week 38.00
Number of FTE 3.40
Purpose of Position

Provide in home respite care and support for persons with dementia living in Sydney’s Inner West. On occasion, the incumbent may be called upon to work at one of two dementia specific day centres in SLHD.

OUR VISION

The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Health and Healthcare for All”.  This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

For more information please go to:

 

http://www.psc.nsw.gov.au

 

http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/PDS/pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2015_049

 

SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.  If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Selection Criteria 1) Experience and/ or demonstrated understanding and awareness of the needs of people with dementia and their carers

2) Demonstrated ability to assist, supervise and provide direct personal care and other tasks of daily living to clients with dementia or older persons

3) Experience and awareness of safe manual handing practices

4) Current unrestricted NSW driver’s licence (P2 acceptable) and access to a reliable registered vehicle with current comprehensive motor vehicle insurance.

5) Good written and verbal communication skills

6) Good computer literacy and ability to record notes electronically

7) Current First Aid Certificate
Contact Person Alex Carr
Contact Number 97185853
Closing Date 25/10/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view