Support Worker – Sunshine Coast

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Making People's lives better

Suncare is committed to “Making People’s Lives Better”. We do this through providing innovative personal solutions that support people to live their life, their way. As a values-based organisation we want our staff to reflect the values that we live by:

Innovative | Inclusive | Agile | Respectful | Authentic | Collaborative | Empathetic

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and the experience they enjoy is critical to the success of our organisation. Every day, Suncare employees are making a difference to real people and making people’s lives better.

We are currently recruiting for Support Workers who embrace the Suncare values and vision, who share our commitment and want to make a genuine difference to the lives of our customers.

At Suncare, innovation plays an important role in delivering leading edge services to our customers. While we will provide training on our systems and processes, we expect our employees to embrace the technology that allows us to deliver our direct services.

Suncare Support Worker – what’s involved in the role?

We are seeking several part-time Support Workers (minimum of 40 hours/fortnight) to provide support to our customers on the Sunshine Coast. Hours of work for this role would be primarily between Monday – Friday (7am- 6pm).

The role of a Suncare Support Worker actively supports the individual needs of aged people who are living at home, either independently or with family.  No two days are the same with our customers and may include delivering personal care (showering, toileting, feeding, dressing) household domestic assistance (cleaning bathrooms, mopping, dusting), meal preparation, accompanying them on shopping trips, appointments, community activities, providing general companionship, and helping them build social networks.

About you:

While a background or qualification in community services would be advantageous, more important are the attributes that you possess that speak to our values. We want our customers to have a great experience with our people, and our people need to have a great attitude, be friendly, willing to learn new things, and most importantly listen and understand what the customer wants. If you are motivated, passionate and excited by the prospect of a new career opportunity, we will help you to gain the skills and experience you require to be successful at Suncare.

For this position you will be required to eb physically fit, have an open Queensland Driver’s licence and be willing to use your own vehicle for work purposes, ensuring that your vehicle is appropriately insured. You will be also required to possess a current First Aid and CPR Certificate, Yellow Card and National Police Check. If you do not hold these currently, these will be completed as part of the recruitment process. We require flexibility to attend shifts with minimal notice and have the ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision.

What can we offer?

  • Comprehensive induction program
  • Helpful and supportive buddy/team structure for new staff
  • Smart Phone with useful apps to make working easier
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Suncare shirts/blouses provided
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging
  • Fitness Passport

To start your application, click on the APPLY FOR JOB button. Please ensure you attach your CV with a covering letter addressed to Ailee Kendall – HR Officer. Your cover letter must address why you believe that you would be successful in this position.

As part of the recruitment process you may be requested to complete a video interview and could be requested to undertake background checks such as criminal history, demerit point/driving history and reference checks.

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Applicants may be requested to disclose any pre-existing illness or injury which may impact on their ability to perform the advertised role.  Details are available in section 571 of the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003″

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