Community Care Workers (Centre-Based)

Are you caring, compassionate and looking to give back to the community? Make a big impact working one day a month, supporting our elderly clients with dementia.

Hobart –1 day per month, fixed term to 30/06/26

Who are we?

PRONIA, meaning “to provide”, is an established community services agency with a rich 52-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

Working in a small team of two, the Community Care Worker (Centre-Based) position will work as part of our Planned Activity Group operating from the Greek Community Centre in Hobart.

Our day centres will provide programs for older Greek people who may have early signs of Dementia. The groups provide an opportunity to socialize and 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
  • Knowledge of Greek culture and grasp of Greek language would be advantageous but not essential
  • The ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent
  • Current certificates in First Aid and CPR, or willingness to complete the course
  • Current driver license and access to own insured and registered vehicle.
  • Undergo national police record check

What we offer

  • Ongoing paid training
  • Award pay rate according to the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Industry Award 2010
  • Supportive team environment (Melbourne based)
  • Salary packaging is offered with this position.

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

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

Applications close 1st July 2024

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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