Community Care Worker (Centre-based)

Balwyn

Fixed-Term, Part-time until 30/06/26, 12 hours per week, Tuesday (6hrs) and Thursday (6hrs)

 

Join us as a caring Community Care Worker, enhancing elderly lives through the engaging programs in our activity groups.

  • Salary Packaging available
  • Welcoming and supportive team
  • Ongoing paid training

Who are we?

PRONIA, meaning “to provide”, is an established community services agency with a rich 50-year history servicing the needs of the culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including the Australian-Greek community. We advocate for the vulnerable and provide innovative services to meet current and emerging multicultural community needs including: aged care, NDIS, early education, and family & community programs.

What you will be doing

Our day centres provide programs for elderly of the Greek background with the opportunity to socialize with people of their own background and to participate in planned recreational, physical and educational activities. You will be actively supporting our clients to make this happen.

More information about the role is found in the position description.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Understanding of working with elderly from different cultural, linguistic and health backgrounds
  • Have a positive and professional attitude
  • Have strong English written and oral skills
  • Fluency in Greek language is strongly considered
  • The ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent, or willingness to enrol shortly after being employed
  • Current certificates in First Aid and CPR, or willingness to complete the course
  • Current driver license and access to own vehicle.
  • Undergo national police record check

What we offer

  • Part-time, Fixed-term position until 30/06/2026 at our Balwyn PAG centre
  • Ongoing paid training
  • Award pay rate according to the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Industry Award 2010
  • Supportive team environment
  • Salary Packaging offered with this role

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your resume and a cover letter here or via our careers page: https://jobs.employmenthero.com/jobs/organisations/61c77df3-7562-423c-a7ff-eb07b0503de7

 

For further information regarding this role, please contact Anna from People and Culture on (03) 9388 9998 or email hr@pronia.com.au

Applications close 2nd August 2024, unless filled prior

 

PRONIA is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

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PRONIA has had a long, proud history in advocating for social justice, equality of opportunity for individuals and communities, with the aim of helping to create a stronger, cohesive, and inclusive society for all Australians. It is within this spirit that PRONIA supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart and the “yes” vote in the upcoming referendum to constitutionally recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as the First Peoples of Australia and a Voice to parliament.

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