About the opportunity
Uniting has undertaken a fundamental re-think of our care model to ensure resident choice and control is maximised while maintaining high standards of clinical care. We are also focused on providing opportunities for our staff to broaden their skills and experience in their daily work which in turn improves our ability to meet residents’ needs.
We refer to this model as our Household model of care, which involves creating contemporary home like environments which are supported by our staff who are positioned as close to residents as possible in order to facilitate personalised care and to maximise resident independence, choice and control on how they live their lives.
About the opportunity
We are seeking experienced Care Service Employees/ laundry staff to work at our Peakhurst facility on a 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 will include:
Must be willing to work in a care and kitchen role.
Working on an allocated roster rotation resembling a hospital roster.
Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents.
Supervise and assist with the daily hygiene – showers or baths, shaving, cutting nails; lay out clothes and assist in dressing; make beds and tidy rooms; store clothes and clean wardrobes.
Supervise and assist in supporting residents with medication utilising medication compliance aids; simple wound dressing, etc.
Supervise and assist with meals and feeding.
Recognise, report and respond appropriately to changes in condition of residents.
Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification
Medication competency would be highly favourable
Current First Aid Certificate
Current Flu Vaccination Certificate
Skills & experience
A good insight into the health, social or aged care services industries
Previous experience in aged or community care
A gift for working collaboratively with a team and confident flying solo
Great understanding of Work Health and Safety principles and risk management practices
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
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Please note vaccinations may be required.
For any questions please contact your name Talent Acquisition Specialist - Suzie Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0466 526 227
Please visit our careers page https://www.uniting.org/join-our-team/current-vacancies
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.
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