Support Worker

About the role

We are looking for Support Workers across in the Bass Coast and La Trobe regions to join our dedicated team where “Being for Others” is our Mission and our difference. This rewarding role will support our clients with a range of Domestic Assistance, Personal Care, and Respite services to enable independence, improve social connections and promote positive health and well-being in both the community and clients homes. As a Support Worker you will have 24/7 support from our Head Office Support Team (including clinical services), regular access to your supervisor and team meetings, attractive salary packaging options, access to an Employee Assistance program and opportunities to participate in and be rewarded through our Employee Recognition program. These are permanent part time opportunities, working with our clients in the Bass Coast and La Trobe regions.

What you bring

  • Certificate III in Aged Care / HACC / Individual Support or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Current Victorian Working With Children Check (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence, reliable insured motor vehicle and smart mobile phone/device
  • Computer literacy and access to emails/internet
  • Flexible availability to cover a range of shifts
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: About 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.

Selection Criteria Essential: Have you resided overseas for 12 months or more in the last 10 years since turning 16? If you select yes you will be required to contact the relevant overseas police force to obtain a criminal or police record check.
Essential: Are you aware of any pre-existing injury or disease that may be affected by the work? Note: Under Section 82 (7&8) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 failure to disclose information regarding pre-existing injuries or diseases may result in the employee not being entitled to Workers Compensation.
Essential: Do you have a current drivers licence?
Essential: Do you have a reliable and insured vehicle?
Contact Person Linda Lloyd
Contact Number (03) 5133 6805
Contact Email
Closing Date 27/11/2020