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Reference Number 33804
Position Title Personal Carer
Employment Type Casual
Entity Sunshine Coast
Location Gympie Community Care, Noosa Community Care
Enterprise agreement Care & Support Services - Care Employee Level 3
Roles Available 4
Position Summary

Employment Status: Casual

Location: Noosa and Gympie Community Care

Remuneration Value: $23.42 - $25.42 per hour (FTE=$46,277 - $50,229) + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging 

 

Blue Care is inviting applications from Personal Carers to deliver exceptional community care to our clients on the Fraser and Sunshine Coast. This is a great opportunity for experienced Personal Carers who are self-directed and wanting flexibility to restore their work life balance. The current vacancies would also suit Personal Carers looking for additional hours.

 

Your role:

As a Personal Carer, you’ll deliver individualised support to your clients living in the community. You’ll provide services that promote their independence, enhancing their quality of life and empowering them to spend time doing what matters!

 

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. You’ll provide:

  • In home services such as personal care, daily living activities including showering, personal hygiene, food preparation and domestic cleaning.
  • Support to participate in community based recreational and social activities
  • Transportation and assistance with shopping and appointments

We’ll look after you too:

As the largest not-for-profit provider of Hospital, Family, Aged and Community Services in Queensland, UnitingCare delivers services in over 400 locations - offering the opportunity to advance your career from Coomera to Katherine and almost everywhere in between. We offer:

  • Charity salary packaging to pay benefits and living expenses from pre-income tax
  • Flexible work arrangements, where we emphasise a work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role

With our family including The Wesley Hospital, Lifeline and Blue Care, we’re an organisation committed to service, offering our people a values-based culture and benefits.

Your skills and experience:

You’ll be passionate about making a difference and bringing empathy and compassion to your client’s lives. You’ll be driven to improve their independence and well-being, attentively providing the support outlined in their care plan.

 

You’ll be a well-organised, self-starter with a willingness to adapt to changing priorities within your week and work independently to achieve your daily plan. You’ll demonstrate:

  • Certificate III Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain
  • Confidence with smart phones and digital devices or willingness to learn
  • QLD Driver’s License and roadworthy registered vehicle
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies.

 

Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by 21/07/2019.

 


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.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Do you hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Assistance, Home and Community Care or Disabilities?
Desirable: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
Desirable: Do you have at least 2 years experience outside of your placement hours in the aged care sector working as a personal carer?
Essential: Do you hold a current Australian Drivers Licence and have access to a roadworthy vehicle that is insured for work purposes?
Contact Person Suzanne Pulkkinen
Contact Number 54385000
Alternate Contact Person Emma Preston
Alternate Contact Number 54385000
Closing Date 21/07/2019
Position Description Personal Carer (Community).doc
Application Guide click here to view