Calvarycareers - Adelaide SA

 Support Worker-  Disability Housing complexes



  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers


  • Disability Team works hard to maintain work life balance


  • Permanent Part time position


  • Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role

Community Care Support workers make a difference in the community by facilitating positive health and wellbeing options for individuals, their families and carers. As a Support Worker your role will be to assist a diverse range of clients including aged, disability and high needs clients with activities of daily living and providing support services such as Domestic Assistance, Social Support, Specialist Children and Adult Services, Respite and Personal Care at their home and in the community.

We are currently seeking qualified support workers to join our team to support our clients in our Disability supported independent living Accommodation the following areas,

  • Enfield,
  • Gilles Plains
  • Edwardstown
  • Plympton Park.

 We are currently seeking qualified support workers who have experience working with the following Clients:

  • downs syndrome,
  • dementia,
  • brain injury,
  • diabetic,
  • non-verbal.  

What you bring  



  • Cert III in Individual Support /  Disability or equivalent


  • Availability to cover a range of 24 hour shifts, which includes Active/ passive overnight and weekend work


  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)


  • Current and valid Driver’s Licence, insured and reliable motor vehicle, and smart mobile phone


  • Computer literacy and access to email.
  • Willingness to be trained in credantial skills to meet clients needs.


  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: [...] Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.