TDHS Community Care Worker

Vacancy | Casual | Community Care Worker

Community Care Worker

Immediate Start! Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) is looking for a Community Care Worker to join our small knit, vibrant and passionate Community Care team.

  • Casual Position
  • Cert III in Aged Care or Home and Community Care essential
  • Current Vic Driver’s license

About the role
Reporting to the Community Care Manager, the Community Care Worker contributes to the success of the organisation by assisting older people and people with disabilities to live independently in the community with activities relating to personal wellbeing, household management and lifestyle.

Duties include:

  • Provide personal care and home care services to a high standard
  • Monitor clients’ health, wellbeing and personal safety
  • Provide a responsive, caring approach to all clients with respect for the dignity and rights of clients at all times.

This is a Casual position. Terms and Conditions of Employment will be in line with Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Cert III in Aged Care or Home and Community Care
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Must have own safe and roadworthy vehicle and be willing to use this
  • Possess a high level of customer service
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also with minimal supervision
  • Benefits

  • Staff fun days and charity fundraising
  • Remote Area Housing Tax Concession for remote area dwellers
  • Salary packaging up to $9,010 p.a.
  • Meals and Entertainment Benefit up to $2,650 p.a.
  • Novated leasing
  • Access for employees and their family to the Employee Assistance Program providing emotional, financial and legal support 24/7
  • Staff Car Park
  • How to apply/enquire
    To apply, submit your application via email to including a Cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, CV and a minimum of 2 referees.
    Key selection criteria are outlined in the position description which can be obtained via our website or by contacting Adele Sullivan-Homes, Community Care Manager 03 5558 6000 or

    Download Position Description (pdf)

    Applications close: Tuesday 26 Jan 2021

    All successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by TDHS) and hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

    About TDHS
    TDHS is a regional multi-purpose healthcare provider, supporting the local Corangamite Shire since 1955. TDHS is situated in Timboon, which is only minutes from the Great Ocean Road and set amongst natural bushland and lush pastures. Timboon and District is widely known as a regional artisan hub and is home to the Timboon-Camperdown Rail Trail and great surfing spots and beaches, while the regional city of Warrnambool is only 50 km away.
    Our team of approximately 100 employees service across acute, residential, community aged care and a comprehensive suite of primary care services. Our team are passionate about delivering high-quality patient centred care, and always work towards continuous improvement. We demonstrate and promote a culture of ICARE which aligns with our values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

    For more information visit our website

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