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Care Service Employee - Elermore Vale - Trainee-ship

  • 493779
  • Aged Care - Residential
  • Nursing
  • Part time closed period contract


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.

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. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation 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.

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking Care Service Employee for trainee-ship at Uniting Koombahla in Elrmore Vale on a closed period of 2 years part time basis, to work collaboratively as a care team member to assist in the provision of care services that enhances the residents’ well-being and is inclusive of their physical, psychological, social and spiritual qualities, to facilitate self-determination, capacity and resilience, as well as improve social engagement and quality of life for the resident. 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Under supervision, provide personal care to assist residents to meet their daily living needs through provision of optimal comfort, hygiene, social, physical, nutrition and hydration as per nursing care plan and at all times with consideration of individual preferences.
  • Implement activities which maintain and promote the physical, mental, social creative and psychological aspects of the residents.
  • Observe the condition of residents and report any changes
  • Complete resident clinical assessments and documentation
  • Undertake and participate in relevant training/activities provided in relation to Work Health & Safety
  • Adhere to infection control policies and procedures


Qualifications

  • Gain a Certificate 3 in Individual Support (Aged Care).
  • Must be willing to obtain influenza vaccination (essential)


Skills & experience

  • Ability to work on a rotating day and night roster
  • Ability to communicate well with people of all ages
  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously and well in a team
  • Ability to use initiative and problem solve
  • Seek advice when necessary
  • Physically fit and enjoy being active


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
  • Salary packaging


For Further Information Contact: Louise Howell on (02) 4979 8900

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

Closing date: Apr 17, 2021

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