Launch into Work - Calvary Community Care

Welcome to the Calvary Community Care - Launch into Work program.

 

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About Calvary Community Care: 
Calvary Community Care has been supporting people in their own homes and communities for over twenty years.

We deliver a range of aged care, disability and other support services that enable independence, improve social connections and promote positive health and well-being in their homes.

About Launch into Work:
We are seeking 10 individuals who are passionate, caring and have a want to work with the elderly in a community setting. This opportunity allows the successful candidates to undertake an intensive 6-week pre-employment program, where you will study 4 units of competency in community care (disability and ageing), complete up to 60 hours of buddied placement shifts, to reinforce and build your confidence. 

This program offers guaranteed employment at the conclusion of the program, commencing paid employment from 13th of November, 2018.

Calvary Community Care have committed to 10 on-going roles within specific geographical areas, these being:

  • City of West Torrens
  • City of Sturt
  • City of Port Adelaide Enfield
  • City of Marion

With a guarantee of a minimum of 2o hours per week for each candidate, upon successful completion of the Launch into Work program.

The program is to commence on Monday 15 October 2018, it will last 6 weeks and with successful candidates having the ability to commit to up-to 5 days of training, work placement and support during the program.

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Hours of training: 
8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Hours of work placement: 
7:00am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday

About you:
You are enthusiastic and dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives.
A want to work with the elderly and are committed.
Hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Home and Community Care, Disability or Individual Support or equivalent.
Have a current drivers licence and reliable vehicle.

About Community Support Worker roles:
Participants will be trained to undertake varying tasks to support people with disabilities &/or the elderly to maintain their independence and lifestyle in their home.  Some of the duties and requirements of the role involve:

  • Personal care - dressing, showering and grooming
  • Transportation - to and from events, medical appointments
  • Domestic assistance - laundry, vacuuming, light house work
  • Shopping assistance 
  • Engage in the activities of daily living of the clients
  • Positively interact with all clients, nurturing their experience and giving each client individual attention and comfort
  • Assist in implementing a consistent daily routine of the clients
  • Ensure a clean and healthy environment for the clients.

If this sounds like something you or your client is interested is please book them in to attend the no-obligation information session on Wednesday 3 October 2018 at Calvary Community Care, Wakefield Street, Adelaide.

Any queries please contact Rebecca Michelini on 0438 096 467 or rebecca.michelini@ternary.com.au