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Reference Number 42851
Position Title Personal Carer
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Casual
Entity North Queensland
Location Mossman Community Care
Enterprise agreement Care & Support Services - Care Employee Level 3
Roles Available 2
Position Summary
  • Employment Status: Secure Permanent Part Time and Casual Positions available
  • Location: North Queensland Community Care – Mossman
  • Remuneration: $24.10 per hour + 10.5% Super + Not for Profit Tax Benefits (Increases your take home pay) + Employee Discounts

We’re seeking Personal Carers to deliver holistic person-centred care to our community clients in Mossman.

 

This is a great opportunity for Personal Carers, AINs and Support workers aiming to secure a permanent contract in a leading not for profit organisation setting new standards in aged care.

 

You’ll provide care to your clients living in the community, supporting their independence and improving their quality of life.

 

With no two days ever the same, you’ll spend your time on the road completing your scheduled visits, interacting one-on-one with clients and their loved ones within their homes completing activities that include:

  • In home personal care, daily living assistance including showering, personal hygiene, meal preparation, house cleaning, laundry & ironing
  • Providing care in accordance with their individualised Care Plan
  • Supporting with community based recreational and social activities
  • Transportation and assistance with shopping and appointments

What you’ll need:

  • Certificate III Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support (Desirable)
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card or willingness to obtain
  • Current Australian drivers licence and roadworthy vehicle as required
  • Experience with technology incl. smartphones, tablets, laptops etc
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies
  • Evidence of COVID Vaccinations

Supporting our clients in the best way possible is important to us. To be employed by Blue Care, you will be required to complete the free NDIS Worker Orientation Module prior to commencement and provide a copy of your certificate on completion. 

 

Supporting you to support others.

 

We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you: 

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Ready to work together?


Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

 

 

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

 

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

 

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care's vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care's mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment. 

Selection Criteria Desirable: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
Desirable: If you don’t have full working entitlements, do you have a current working Visa? Please list your visa, for example: Bridging Visa, Regional Sponsorship Visa etc.
Desirable: Do you hold a current Australian Driver’s Licence and have access to a road worthy vehicle suitable for the transportation of frail aged or disabled clients, insured in line with Blue Care Policy?
Desirable: Do you hold a Certificate III in Aged Care or Individual Assistance OR have you completed two semesters of a Bachelor of Nursing?
Essential: Can you supply evidence of Covid vaccinations in accordance with the current Public Health Directive for Aged Care?
Contact Person Karen Wasserfuhr
Contact Number 0412083701
Closing Date 23/07/2022
Position Description Personal Carer (Community) FINAL 2021.doc
Application Guide click here to view