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Care Service Employee

  • Cowandilla, SA, Australia, 5033
  • Casual

Calvary Flora McDonald - Personal Care Worker

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Join our mission lead organization to realize your potential to provide high quality care to our residents

About the role

This is a rewarding, hands on role that will give you the opportunity to positively impact on the lives of our residents. Care Service Employees work within the aged care team to promote the delivery of quality care to residents and their families, demonstrating competence in the provision of resident-centred care.

Flora McDonald is located in the attractive suburb of Cowandilla not far from the Adelaide Airport. The facility caters for 153 residents and is a modern purpose built building.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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 Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse, Facility Manager or appropriate person as well as completing the required documentation
  • Respect each person’s privacy, dignity and confidentiality when providing services for residents
  • Assist residents who require assistance with mobility as per care plan.  Residents are to be encouraged to remain ambulatory and independent
  • Respect each resident and ensure that they are treated with dignity and given opportunities for making decisions particularly concerning their day to day routine

What you bring 

  • Certificate III Aged Care or Individual Support is essential
  • Current Influenza Immunisation & Covid-19 Vaccination
  • Effective interpersonal communication; both written and verbal
  • Working knowledge of WHS and Infection Control
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organization

 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:

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 including 2022 Influenza Vaccine
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or calls from recruitment agencies.

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