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Care Worker

  • 499147
  • Aged Care - Residential
  • Medical and Allied Health
  • Nursing
  • Casual

 

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 taking action to keep them safe.

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.

About the opportunity

Uniting seeks experienced Care Workers to work at Uniting Irwin Hall in Mayfield on a casual basis, to work collaboratively as a care team to enhance the residents’ well-being including their physical, psychological, social, and spiritual qualities. Our personal carers make sure they facilitate self-determination, capacity, and resilience, as well as improve social engagement and quality of life for the resident. 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents
  • Supervising daily hygiene – showers or baths, shaving, cutting nails; layout clothes and assisting in dressing; making beds and tidy rooms; store clothes and clean wardrobes
  • Assisting and supporting residents with medication utilizing medication compliance aids; simple wound dressing, etc.
  • Assisting with meals and feeding
  • Recognizing, reporting, and responding appropriately to changes in the condition of residents.


Qualifications

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification
  • Flu and Covid Vaccination

Skills & experience

  • A good insight into the health, social, or aged care services industries
  • Previous experience in aged or community care is welcomed
  • Great communication and customer service skills and the ability to get along easily with others
  • 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


For Further Information Contact: Helen Armstrong on (02) 4968 3488

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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