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Care Service Employee

  • Ryde, NSW, Australia, 2112
  • Casual
  • Closing on: Feb 17 2023

Calvary Ryde Aged Care and Retirement Community - Care Service Employees

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Supportive and Progressive Career Options

About the role:

The position of Care Service Employee is part of an integrated team of people working within an established and agreed framework attending to the personal needs of residents.

The Care Service Employee role is instrumental to ensuring that we are providing high quality care to our residents at all times. 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Respect each person’s privacy, dignity and confidentiality when providing services for residents 
  • Work within an established and agreed framework to deliver a range of personal care tasks, including, but not limited to daily hygiene, for example: showering; shaving; dressing; mouth and eye care 
  • Observe the condition of residents and report any changes to the Registered Nurse, Facility Manager or appropriate person as well as completing the required documentation 
  • Assist with meals and other daily living tasks including cleaning and laundry duties 
  • Assist residents who require assistance with mobility as per care plan. Residents are to be encouraged to remain ambulatory and independent 

What you bring:

  • Certificate III in aged care or equivalent as determined by Calvary Retirement Communities 
  • Current First Aid Certificate 
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise workloads 
  • Commitment to continuous quality improvement 
  • Demonstrated flexibility, empathy and patience with the aged person and their needs 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide holistic care 
  • Demonstrated respect for residents’ privacy, dignity and self esteem 
  • Demonstrated acceptable standard of verbal and written communication skills 
  • A clear understanding of and personal commitment to the Mission, Vision, Values of Calvary Retirement Communities.

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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