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Assistant in Nursing

  • 499438
  • Aged Care - Residential
  • Medical and Allied Health
  • Nursing
  • Casual

About the opportunity

Uniting seeks Assistants in Nursing / Care Service Employees to work at Uniting residential facilities (Jarman, Kalina, Marima) in Goonellabah, NSW, starting on a casual basis.

Our Care Workers (Assistants in Nursing / Care Service Employees) are motivated to work collaboratively to enhance the residents’ well-being and are inclusive of their physical, psychological, social, and spiritual qualities. They encourage them to facilitate self-determination, their full capacity, and resilience, as well as improve social engagement and quality of life.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents
  • Supervise daily hygiene – showers or baths, shaving, cutting nails; layout clothes and assist in dressing; make beds and tidy rooms; store clothes and clean wardrobes
  • Assist and support residents with medication, utilizing medication compliance aids, simple wound dressing, etc.
  • Assist with meals and feeding
  • Recognize, report, and respond appropriately to changes in the condition of residents.

Qualifications

  • Certificate III in Aged Care or equivalent qualification (or working towards)
  • Influenza and Covid vaccination (essential)

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We commit to respecting children and taking action to keep them safe.
Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve.
As an organization, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful, and compassionate.

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities


For Further Information Contact: Susan Clark on (02) 6698 5685

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

At Uniting we believe that being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is the best way to keep our employees and clients safe. That’s why we require all potential new employees to have received three (3) doses of a COVID-19 vaccine before they start work with us.   

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