Health Care & Social assistance

Out of Hospital Care Support Worker Casual

Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD)

Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD)

Out of Hospital Care Support Worker CS1recruitment@communityservices1.org

Community Services # 1 (CS#1) in partnership with Your Side is managing the New South Wales’ Out of Hospital Care packages for the Murrumbidgee Local Hospital District. CS#1 is profit for purpose, managing and delivering a range of services designed to meet community needs for over 35 years. We seek passionate and motivated people who are keen to join our agile, fun, responsive organisation, and who share our view of community.

We are seeking qualified, caring and responsible In Home Support Workers to join our professional and supportive team in casual roles. The team provides support and social programs to maximise our clients’ quality of life and enable them to live independently in their own homes.

About the role:

The OHC Support Worker is a casual position within the Community Support Services Team. Shifts with the client are between 7:00am and 7:00pm, Monday to Friday. There are occasional shifts on weekends.

Key duties include:

  • Domestic work (including but not limited to cleaning, laundry, transportation, shopping and preparing meals)
  • Supervising or assisting with daily hygiene, such as showering or bathing
  • Mobility support
  • Maintaining and monitoring the client’s plan, including documentation and progress note keeping
  • Positively representing the team through professional and effective communication and liaison with clients, families and relevant professionals
  • Maintaining privacy and dignity for the client and have respectful interactions

This role does not involve overnight stays or evening shifts.

In Home Support Worker requirements:

  • Cert III in Disability, Aged Care, Home and Community Care or similar
  • National Police Record Check
  • NSW Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Current flu vaccination
  • COVID vaccination
  • Unrestricted current Drivers Licence and own car
  • Willingness to travel within Murrumbidgee LHD
  • Relevant work experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Understanding of WHS and risk management

In Home Support Worker rewards:

  • Above Award hourly rate from $30.15 (including casual loading), plus superannuation
  • A supportive, friendly and professional workplace that is making a difference for people in your community

About Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD)

Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) spans over 125,000 square kilometres across southern New South Wales, stretching from the Snowy Mountains in the east to the plains of Hillston in the northwest and all the way along the Victorian border. Griffith Base Hospital is a 119 bed facility with 100 hospital care beds and 10 maternity beds. Each year we support approximately 19,500 emergency presentations, 2,500 operations and 600 births. We provide a 24 hour Emergency Department (ED) with 15 ED spaces supported by an Intensive Care Unit and is also equipped with telehealth cameras to connect the team in Griffith with specialists across the NSW Critical Care Advisory Service. A $250 million redevelopment of the Griffith Base Hospital is underway. Main works features the new Acute Services Building, which will be built to the north of the existing main hospital building and will include: - A new emergency department - New services including Aged Care and Rehabilitation beds - New operating theatres - Medical imaging - Outpatient care to include expanded – renal, oncology, Hospital in the Home, clinics and outpatient rehabilitation gym - A clinical link to the adjoining private hospital.

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