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About the businessAustralian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, NDIS, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory. Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity. About the roleWe have a number of opportunities for  Personal Care Workers to join our Alice Springs Community Care Team. These opportunities will suit committed people who have care and compassion and enjoy interacting with our consumers within their own home or social environment. As the ideal candidate, you will be caring and bring your heart and soul to everything you do, ensuring Consumer Choice is front of mind and understanding that you will interact in a meaningful way to assist those looking to maintain their independence.Your role as Personal Care Worker will see you providing care and support within the consumers home environment, undertaking cleaning, bed making, personal care including grooming, showering, mobility and assisting with meals. You may also be required to assist with social support, taking consumers to appointments and shopping. You will understand before applying that you will be ineligible to work for another Aged Care or Disability Services provider in Alice Springs whilst employed with our organisation in accordance with our Conflict of Interest provisions within the Enterprise Agreement and company Policy.Benefits of working for us: ARRCS is the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT - your career can take you all over the NT including Darwin, Tennant Creek, Katherine or if you relocate interstate ARRCS are a pathway to Uniting Care QLD6 Weeks Annual Leave + 17.5% Leave Loading1.5% pay rise every 6 months (Jan/Jul) for the life of our Enterprise AgreementSalary Packaging through CBB (Approx. $600 extra per fortnight in your bank!)Access to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning Platform10 Days of Paid Domestic Violence LeaveBenestar Employee Wellbeing  & Emotional Support10 Days of Unpaid Ceremonial Leave per year!Skills & experience:Certificate Level 3 in Aged Care, Disability or Home and Community Care – highly desirable or willing to undertake trainingDemonstrated experience in assisting with the activities of daily living in a Community Care settingDemonstrated effective interpersonal and written communication skillsPrevious experience working in a remote location will be highly regardedAbility to manage and work within a culturally diverse team environmentExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsAn ability to undertake a range of manual handling functions related to the roleBefore applying you need to have these things:You must have a National Police Check within the last 3 months (Apply now via Evidence of 2021 Influenza Vaccination and COVID -19 VaccinationOchre Card (Working With Children)First Aid Certificate (Or proof of enrolment)Our staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures. So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in! 24.88 AUD Alice Springs 0870