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Reference Number 33400
Position Title Personal Carer
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Casual
Entity North Queensland
Location Mareeba Aged Care Facility, Tablelands Community Care
Enterprise agreement Care & Support Services - Care Employee Level 3
Roles Available 8
Position Summary

Personal Carer – Residential and Community Care


  • Permanent Part Time & Casual 
  • Opportunities available in Mareeba and the Atherton Tablelands
  • $23.42 per hour + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging + 25% Loading (Casual Only)


Blue Care are inviting applications from Personal Carers for diverse opportunities working in both our Residential and Community Care services! 


We’re offering multiple Permanent Part Time and Casual opportunities across Mareeba and the Atheron Tablelands!


Your role:

As a Personal Carer, you’ll deliver individualised support to your clients living in our residential facilities, as well as those in their own homes 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 the same you’ll provide:

  • Personal care and daily living activities, including showering, personal hygiene, assisting during meal times and with general mobility.
  • Domestic cleaning (Community)
  • 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 provider of Aged and Community services in QLD, Blue Care offers the unique opportunity to advance your career from Coomera to Katherine and almost everywhere in between. We offer:

  • Salary packaging to pay benefits and living expenses from pre-tax income.
  • Clear career pathways and support for development
  • Training and workshops to support you in your role
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts
  • Values-led culture, where we emphasise work-life balance

Your skills and experience:

You’ll be passionate about making a difference and bringing empathy and compassion to your clients 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:

  • Cert III Aged Care or Cert III Individual Assistance or other relevant qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain
  • Confidence with smart phones and digital devices or willingness to learn
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies.
  • Full Australian Drivers License

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 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 Essential: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
Essential: If you are successful for this role, you may be required to undergo a series of pre-employment checks, that may include your Right to Work in Australia, Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and a Health Screening Questionnaire. Do you consent to this?
Essential: Do you hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Assistance, Home and Community Care or Disabilities? If No, please list your qualification:
Desirable: Do you hold a current First Aid and CPR Certificate – or the willingness to obtain?
Desirable: Do you hold a current Blue Card or Yellow Card or the willingness to obtain?
Desirable: How did you hear about this role?
Essential: Do you have any limitations on your availability?
Contact Person Nathan Williamson
Contact Number 40303599
Alternate Contact Person Tara Stanway
Alternate Contact Number 40303546
Closing Date 16/07/2019
Position Description Personal Carer (Residential).doc
Application Guide click here to view