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
Location - Millward, near Doncaster
Part time/casual positions available - various AM/PM shifts available across a fortnightly roster.
About the role
Supports the Home Manager and peers in delivering high quality resident care within the home.
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
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.
At a site where PCs document, then documents and reports by exception in the progress notes, including the evaluation of interventions are a part of the role.
Plans and organises work
Tasks are delegated by the Home Manager/Registered Nurse and are broadly under their supervision.
The resident care plan is known and followed.
What you bring
A Certificate III in Aged Care
A passion for working in Aged Care and a sound understanding of the sector
Previous experience in a similar role in Aged Care is preferable
Effective interpersonal communication; both written and verbal
Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads
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
We are looking for Support Workers to join our team at Calvary! Vacancies available across metropolitan Melbourne. Support Workers - Disability (qualified) and Support Workers - Home Care (qualified and unqualified) required.
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