Personal Care Worker

Private Company

Cunnamulla, QLD

Posted 7/1/2020

  • Great team environment
  • Family friendly and flexible workplace
  • Variety of shifts

Churches of Christ in Queensland, Yapunyah Residential Aged Care, Cunnamulla

Casual role

About the role

A opportunity exists for a Personal Care Worker to support our much loved residents within Yapunyah Aged Care Service. As a valued member of our little community, you will enjoy assisting residents with both high and low care needs.

During your varied day, you will assist residents with their mobility, Activities of Daily Living, laundry, cooking, cleaning and conducting activities. As you carry out these tasks, you will be passionate about ensuring the personal care you provide is high quality and emits empathy, warmth and unconditional love.

Our facility has a variety of shifts available and you will be working a mixture of AM, PM, night and weekend shifts. If you are looking for a role that has a positive impact on the lives of seniors, this might be the right opportunity for you.

About you

You have a compassionate nature and love being around and caring for seniors. You are a positive individual who works well with others and are happy to support your fellow team members. You are able to connect with our residents as a person, not just as a client who needs care.

Your experience and qualifications for this role ideally, should include:

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care with completion of Medication Administration Units
  • Demonstrated solid experience in Aged Care;
  • Willingness to work a variety of shifts, across a 7 day week, with availability at short notice;
  • Current National Police Certificate or the ability to obtain.

Please note, all employees working within our residential and community aged care will need to be immunised for Influenza from 01/05/2020. If you have already received your flu vaccination, we ask that you provide proof as part of the recruitment process.

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: Unconditional Love, Continual Innovation, Mutual Trust and Wise Stewardship.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

In particular, we operate 28 residential aged care services that include specialties such as dementia, palliative and respite care.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees) . To ensure your career can grow, we are constantly exploring innovative training and development programs. Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

To apply

If this sounds like the position for you, please apply below with a cover letter and resume or direct on our careers site at www.imagineyourcareer.com.au. For further information, please contact Jennifer McKay on 0411 075 891.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications close: We will be reviewing applications as they are received.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.agedcarejobsaustralia.com.au/job/13849455