Position Title: Wellness Centre Support Worker (part-time)
Main Purpose of Position
This role will have you actively engaging with our clients. You will be taking them out into the community to participate in activities and group outings once a week. Whilst at our Wellness Centre you will be actively engaging with the clients and assisting them with their daily needs. These tasks could be prompting the clients with feeding, toileting and social interaction. The Wellness Centre is designed to be able to provide support for our clients in the community but also to be able to provide respite for our clients Carers at home.
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 or similar qualification desirable.
Technical Competencies and Skills
Experience in planning and implementing group activities.
Great time management and communication skills.
HR Bus License desirable.
Minimum 1 years Aged Care experience.
Key Accountabilities of the Role
Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop and deliver Day Centre programs, services and activities.
Transporting clients to and from their home and the wellness centre.
Regularly assess and evaluate Day Centre Clients.
Care for the clients socially, emotionally and physically.
Promoting clients for daily living tasks.
Planning events for special occasions e.g. Christmas. Easter, Melbourne Cup Day etc.