About the Position
Abri Residential Aged Care Village is conveniently located on the Gold Coast near the Southport Broadwater where community events and festivals are frequently held in the Parklands. Abri is focused on providing excellent 24 hour nursing and care assistance for the elderly of our community, with an emphasis on respect for individuality and maintaining independence. The facility also provides special accommodation and recreational amenities for those with dementia.
We are currently looking for a casual Personal Care Worker to join the team and provide a range of high quality services to residents within the facility, including their individual physical, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs. As a Personal Care Worker, you will support a safe home-like environment, and encourage physical and social independence whilst safeguarding the dignity and privacy of the residents. You will be required to cover both planned and unscheduled leave, across weekdays and weekends so flexibility and being available at short notice are essential.
Each day is different in this rewarding role, and requires our successful candidate to be experienced in Aged Care and focused on providing Personal Support Services. To not only offer a fantastic attitude, but also a dedication to the following:
Providing quality assistance with a range of daily activities
Supporting residents with self-care including bathing and dressing
Assisting with housekeeping and laundry duties
Involvement with social and recreational activities
Providing emotional, social and spiritual support to residents
Being enthusiastic, compassionate and personable
Excellent written and verbal communication with the confidence & capacity to contribute to care plan documentation
Be committed to supporting the elderly and comfortable working within professional boundaries and guidelines
You will be required to hold a Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or similar (or currently studying), and a current National Police Certificate.
What We Offer
Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector. You will also enjoy:
A chance to work close to home, and make a difference within your local community
Experience in a family-focused Aged Care facility, under a supportive manager
Consistent and ongoing opportunities to learn, grow and develop skills
Balance between work, life, study and other commitments with casual hours
The opportunity to work with agroup of friendly and dynamic professionals within a growing industry
Show Your Interest
Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working within an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being.
Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.
JOB NUMBER S4068
For further information please contact
Deidre Gradwell on[Login to get contact number]
Applications close Monday 15th July 2019
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.