Home Care Worker- UPA Hunter Region United Protestant Association


The organisation 

The United Protestant Association of NSW Limited (UPA) is a values-driven non-profit organisation dedicated to serving local communities throughout NSW. With a staff compliment of 1500 and a turnover in excess of $100M, UPA is a non-profit Company limited by guarantee.   

Our services include:-   

  • Home Care Services   
  • Residential Aged Care   
  • Retirement Villages   
  • Child and Youth Care Services 

About the role 

We are hiring multiple Home Care Workers to provide individualised, flexible and innovative quality care & services to consumers in the community. Casual position available with potential for permanent part time position with contracted minimum hours.

Duties will include (but not limited to): –

  • Assisting in the provision of individualised care – using the consumer directed care approach for our Consumers under the direction of the program Manager or designated Coordinator;
  • Assisting Consumers with activities of daily living according to assessed needs and goals as specified in their Care Plan, such as: personal care; domestic assistance; social and emotional support; transportation; respite for carer/family members;
  • Ensuring privacy, confidentiality and dignity of consumers and maintain professional working relationship at all times;
  • Responding to emergency situations using first aid within the responsibilities of a Home Care Employee;
  • Reporting and maintaining appropriate written records regarding consumer care;
  • Reporting of any Incidents and Hazards identified during your working day and working with the Home Care Manager to implement control measures
  • Hold a current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • A registered and comprehensively insured motor vehicle and willingness to use for consumer services

What you bring  

  • A Certificate III in Individual Support (or working towards) 
  • The ability to provide a wide range of person-centred care duties
  • An understanding of the Consumer Directed Care and Person-Centred Care principles
  • Care skills that are driven by compassion and empathy
  • Experience in Aged Care desirable 
  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Team player who is highly motivated and ability to work autonomously
  • Confidence in use of technology
  • Availability to work various shifts across various days

We offer:

  • Work life balance with flexible rostering and a range of shift times
  • Attractive not-for-profit salary packaging options
  • Ongoing training and development to build your career
  • Staff wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Up to $500 retention bonus for permanent appointments

Pre-Employment Screening

  • The successful candidate is required to have completed/willingness to undertake the following:-
  • Vaccinated (at least 2 doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine) in accordance with UPA’s vaccination policy. Alternatively, you may submit a medical contraindication certificate for UPA’s consideration.
  • Undertake a National Criminal History Check
  • Undertake Probity checks
  • Pre-employment functional assessment

Next Steps

To apply, please follow the apply process online.



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