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Personal Care Worker

  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent
    • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
    • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
    • Positions available at Trugo Place
    • 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

    Key Responsibilities

    • 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
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

    For further information please contact Shivani Tripathi - Recruitment Consultant on shivani.tripathi@calvarycare.org.au

    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 including TB Screening.
    • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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