Community Support Worker

Location: Wollongong / Nowra / Kempsey & Port Macquarie NSW

Position: Multiple permanent part-time positions available

 

Benefits

  • $20 - $24.99 per hour

  • Incentive payment available after 3 months of successful employment (conditions apply)

  • Permanent part-time position with a minimum of 20 hours per fortnight to support a work life balance that suits you!

  • Multiple Career Pathway Opportunities

  • Reimbursement of kilometres when travelling for work

  • Work with an enthusiastic & supportive team

 

Remuneration

This job is more than just a pay cheque, it is a fulfilling and rewarding career helping your local community, but we understand the dollars are important too. Below are some examples of the potential earnings:

  • Our Community Support Workers working a 40-hour fortnightly roster have the potential to earn $1320 each pay period.

  • Our Community Support Workers working a 30-hour fortnightly roster have the potential to earn $1030 each pay period.

 

About the role

This role will require an individual who is committed to delivering high quality and wellness focused care services that recognise the things that give each individual meaning and affinity to life.

As a community worker you will be responsible for providing flexible care to our clients following their individualised care plans. This flexible care can include such things as: 

  • Personal care

  • Domestic cleaning

  • Shopping

  • Meal preparation

  • Social support

  • Respite

  • Transportation

 

About you

  • Passionate, creative and caring person with a can-do attitude.

  • No formal qualifications are needed (but would be highly regarded)

  • Commitment to provide high quality, wellness focused care

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment

  • Students completing certificates in Home and Community Care, Aged Care, Disabilities, or Individual support are encouraged to apply. Come and do your placement hours with us while participating in paid employment.

  • Availability on weekends would be highly regarded.

 

The successful applicant will need (or be willing to obtain):

  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate

  • Current Driver's Licence and access to a reliable and insured motor vehicle

  • Availability to a Smart Phone.

  • Working with Children Check

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check

  • Proof of vaccination COVID 19

 

How to apply:

We want to know about you! The skills needed for this role are not always on your resume, please provide a cover letter detailing why YOU are the perfect person for the job and what appeals to you about being a Community Support Worker. Please send the cover letter and a copy of your current resume to hr@communitygateway.net.au.

For any enquiries about the position, please contact Human Resources hr@communitygateway.net.au or by telephone on 1300 657 473.

 

About us

Community Gateway are a group of people who genuinely care. We provide services such as respite, in-home care, transport assistance, cleaning services, outings for aged people and disability support, just to name a few!

We place great importance on providing services and supports that promote wellness and are developed based on the premise that, even with age, chronic illness or disability, people generally have the desire and ability to make gains in their physical, social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing and lead a meaningful and fulfilling life.

Community Gateway is committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment, where diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, encouraged, and respected. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply!