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Care Worker - Respite Cottage, Wahroonga

  • 493536
  • Wahroonga
  • Personal Care Work
  • Permanent Part Time
  • Closing on: May 27 2022

Our Care Workers support and look after our Guests during their longer stays or short overnight visits, providing a relaxing environment for older people to take a break from their homes.

Respite Cottage Care Worker - what's involved in the role?

Hammond Care’s Respite cottages provide guests with individualised support from our professional staff and are ideal for stays of up to 10 nights. Our guests love that these are not located in residential aged care homes.

  • This Care Worker role will deliver care within our Lucinda Respite Cottage in Wahroonga.
  • Our Care Workers support and look after our Guests during their longer stays or short overnight visits, providing a relaxing environment for older people to take a break from their home environment
  • Carers provide care for our Guests in our cottages, this includes personal care (assisting with personal grooming), medication supervision, specialised care according to each client’s care plan as well as a social support
  • Each guest can enjoy all the benefits of residential care, including specialised clinical care, support with daily tasks, a wide range of social activities, plus delicious meals prepared fresh daily

Benefits - What’s in it for you?

  • Maximise your take-home pay with NFP salary packaging
  • Retention bonuses at 6 and 12 months of continuous service
  • HammondCare offers its staff excellent training and career development opportunities
  • Full training is provided with local offices, local managers and a 24/7 support line
  • First Aid Training and Certification provided
  • Paid Bonus Schemes like ‘Refer a Friend
  • Supportive arrangements during the pandemic, including COVID-19 Special Leave if required to isolate, additional paid screening time each shift and full supply of all PPE
  • Competitive remuneration and conditions, including penalty rates, and a broken shift allowance

What do you need to apply?

  • No formal qualification is necessary, however, Certificate III Individual Support is an advantage
  • First Aid certificate desirable
  • Empathy and compassion are a must
  • We provide job training as long as you have the willingness and desire to learn
  • Good administrative and computer skills, including the use of a smartphone
  • A strong team player, who can communicate professionally changes in care, and complete all documentation, whilst maintaining confidentiality.

About HammondCare

HammondCare specialises in Aged and Dementia Care, Palliative Care, Rehabilitation, Mental Health services for older people, and other related Health and Aged Care services. 

HammondCare seeks to embed evidence-based best practices in its services and we provide these services through Home Care, Sub-Acute Hospitals and Residential Aged Care.

Fitness Passport Membership:

  • Unlimited visits across all fitness facilities in the HammondCare program
  • Individual and Family memberships are available
  • Full facility access can include gyms, group classes and pools
If you are ready to make a difference with HammondCare, Apply Now!

For any specific queries please contact

All short-listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and references, and must be willing to obtain influenza and COVID-19 Vaccination.

Our Talent Acquisition Team kindly requests no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. HammondCare is not responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes



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