Position Title: Cottage Respite Carers (part-time)
Main Purpose of Position
Capecare offer short term respite at our Busselton respite centre, enabling Carers/families to take a break when needed. Support Workers are sought for afternoon shifts from 1500 to 2100 and night shifts from 2100 to 0700 working a minimum three days a week. Staff will be engaged in the community during respite vacancies.
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards of Performance
Observe and comply with all health and safety instructions, procedures, signs and notices relating to your work and correctly use the appropriate protective clothing and equipment supplied.
Follow Infection Prevention and Control procedures and standards relevant to the role.
Use correct documented procedures to correct, if possible, and immediately report any unsafe situations, near-miss incidents and all work related injuries.
Maintain good housekeeping at all times.
Acts with honesty, empathy and kindness towards co-workers and clients.
Engages and works collaboratively with others through a shared purpose to achieve goals.
Has a thorough awareness of cultural safety and conducts themselves to operate inclusivity.
Takes responsibility on an individual level to strive for excellence.
Accepts and responds constructively to feedback.
Is aware of own strengths and limitations and seeks help from others as required.
Adapts communication style and messages to suit different personalities and cultures.
Understand and proactively contribute to managing risk and to promote a culture of participation in the risk process.
Actively contribute to quality improvement activities in Capecare through initiating continuous improvement suggestions.
Contribute effectively towards the organisation’s quality accreditation processes.
Adhere to all Capecare policies and procedures.
Own conduct and approach aligns with the Capecare Way.
Commits to the values of: Compassion Respect Partnership Commitment
Challenges behaviour in others that contravenes the organisational values.
Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) or working towards
First Aid & CPR Certificates
Technical Competencies and Skills
Current Valid Drivers Licence
Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality care
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment