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Team Leader

  • 499155
  • Aged Care - Residential
  • Medical and Allied Health
  • Nursing
  • Full time permanent

What you’ll be doing in this role

At Uniting, our Household model of care empowers our residential aged care teams with freedom to support our clients in ways that help to maintain a sense of meaning and purpose in their day. Our care worker teams in each of our Households (18 -20 residents) is led by this role that we call a Homemaker.

As a Homemaker, you will be responsible for supervising the smooth operations of a household. You’ll allocate work to team members based around client choice and work to promote a cohesive and harmonious work environment.

Your other main responsibilities will include:

  • Managing queries and feedback from our clients and their families, as well as your co-workers and other service providers
  • Monitoring safety equipment to ensure that it’s in safe working order and arranging maintenance and repairs when needed.
  • Monitoring supplies and consumables and re-order as needed in line with budgets.
  • Assisting our clients with daily living activities and personal care always making their dignity and independence a top priority.
  • Working for the continuous improvement of our service to ensure it’s the best it can be, in line with Aged Care Accreditation Standards.

What do we need you to bring?

  • Ideally, we are looking for previous supervisory experience in aged or community care but if you’re qualified within a similar industry, then we’d love to hear from you too. 
  • You will need to be resilient and resourceful, and be able to live our values of compassion, respect, imagination, and boldness every day.
  • You’ll be experienced in using client/data management systems
  • Certificate IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification.

Other qualifications that are highly regarded but not essential

  • Assist Clients with Medication (HLTHPS006)
  • Recognise Healthy Body Systems (HLTAP301B)
  • Provide Support to People Living with Dementia (CHCAGE005)

Creating a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do which is why we support all our Uniting team members to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility and great benefits. Together, we can build a better future for the people we serve, for Uniting and for You.

About Uniting

With over 10,000 team members and 100,000 clients, Uniting is one of Australia’s largest and most trusted community service providers. We believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place and we work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront injustice. At Uniting, we celebrate and always welcome people just as they are.

How to apply

If this opportunity is of interest, then we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply’ button in this ad, fill out your details and submit. We encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting will require a National Police Check and Reference Checks. 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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