Progress with purpose at one of Australia’s largest health care providers
Get ahead with salary packaging, benefits and professional development in a supportive team environment
Permanent Part-Time shifts and Casual shifts available - AM & PM 7 days a week
About the role
Calvary Capel Sands residential aged care home provides a perfect place to enjoy the tranquillity of a beachside location whilst receiving leading aged care services and dementia support. We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic Personal Care Workers to join our team on a permanent basis. You must be available for both AM and PM shifts, with weekend availability preferred.
The position of Personal Care Worker is part of an integrated team of people working within an established and agreed framework attending to the personal needs of residents. The Personal Care Worker role is instrumental to ensuring that we are providing high quality care to our residents at all times.
Your main duties will include:
Support residents to live the life they choose allowing them to exercise choice and independence.
Contributes to the physical, emotional and lifestyle needs and wants of the residents, through assessment and observation.
Implements clinical and care interventions as delegated by the Registered Nurse, and as documented in the resident’s plan of care.
Assists the residents with their personal care and hygiene needs whilst encouraging their independence.
Certificate III in individual support, or equivalent recognised qualification
Effective interpersonal communication; both written and verbal
Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads
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
Commitment to continuous quality improvement
Working knowledge of WH&S and Infection Control
A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation
Why work for Calvary?
At Calvary, our staff matter.
Join our team, learn with purpose and drive positive impact in one of Australia’s largest healthcare providers across Public and Private Hospitals, Residential Aged Care and Home Care.
With over 130 years’ experience and 18,000 staff and volunteers, we offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where you are valued, drawing on your own strengths, identity and background alongside a team of professionals who care for our patients, residents and clients.
NFP salary packaging benefits, discounted health insurance and gym memberships
Paid parental leave
Training, development pathways and career opportunities
Flexible hours that make sense for you
Apply now to start your career in an organisation that is making a positive difference in the community.
Please note the following:
As part of the application process, you will be required to complete pre-employment checks which may include, but is not limited to reference checks, work rights, criminal history check, NDIS/WWCC/WWVP checks, and a health evaluation to ensure 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 influenza, tuberculosis screening.
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