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About Us

St Bart’s is a Western Australian not-for-profit organisation founded in 1963 as a small homeless shelter for men.  For nearly 60 years, we have been standing by the side of vulnerable Western Australians experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness, mental health challenges, trauma and hardship. Since our foundation, we have evolved into a larger organisation that provides progressive, person-centred and trauma-informed recovery support to people in need, regardless of background, age, gender or ethnicity.

We provide safe, supported accommodation and services to people who need it the most. Each year, we stand by the side of more than 500 of Western Australia’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people, supporting them on their recovery journeys and empowering them to achieve their goals.

We value our people – employees, volunteers, partners and stakeholders – and appreciate the meaningful contributions they make in the lives of our consumers.

About the role

The Support Worker plays a vital role in supporting aged people to actively participate in activities that maintain their independence, ensuring they can stay at home for as long as possible.  Through a person centred, empathetic approach this role provides social support, personal care and supports our consumers with domestic duties.

Reporting to the Team Leader Home Care, this role will contribute to the delivery of a high-quality home care service.  This role assists with personal care including showering, grooming, mobility assistance and medication assistance, ensuring our consumers retain their dignity and independence.

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the base salary offered for this position spans from $32 to $35 per hour plus 25% casual loading, plus superannuation and penalty rates.

About you

You are a caring person, passionate about motivating and empowering aged people to maintain their independence and quality of life. You take pride in all aspects of your work, providing domestic assistance, social support and encouraging community participation.

With your excellent interpersonal skills, you empathise and relate with a diverse range of clients, their families, and networks. You genuinely care about aged people, committed to supporting them to stay in their home and community for as long as possible.

Ideally, you will have experience working independently, providing care to aged people within home and community settings. You will also be familiar with care plans, and preparing high-quality, compliant care documentation.

While your skills and experience are important to us, your values and attitudes are crucial to your success at St Bart’s. We are looking for a candidate who is compassionate and whose values align with St Bart’s  – Empowerment, Innovation, Commitment, Collaboration and Social Justice. We are looking for someone who can help us create and maintain a workplace that fosters inclusion, diversity and a commitment to excellence.

As we work with vulnerable people, the successful candidate will be required to show proof of a current National Police Clearance.

This role will be required to transport consumers to appointments etc, hence the requirement for access to a reliable motor vehicle, motor vehicle business insurance coverage and a current C class driver’s licence.   A mileage reimbursement is paid on a claim basis.

Why join St Bart’s?

In addition to joining a professional and dedicated team with passion and a commitment to our values and making a difference within the community, the benefits of working with us are:

  • A culture of learning with development opportunities
  • Corporate discounts and memberships

How to Apply

We want to know about you – why you want to work with us and how your skills, qualifications and experience align with the position requirements.

To apply, please submit your current resume and a cover letter that demonstrates your suitability for the position.

For further information about the role, please contact Natalie White on 08 9323 5168.

St Bart’s is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTI and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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