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Personal Care Worker

  • Mt Eliza, VIC, Australia, 3930
  • Casual
  • Closing on: Dec 18 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Calvary George Vowell, located in Mount Eliza

About the role

Calvary George Vowell residential aged care home is a stunning, 8-hectare property providing leading aged care services in a contemporary and stylish setting located in Mount Eliza. We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic Personal Care Workers to join our team on a casual 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

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.

What you bring 

  • 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

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 influenza and complete a screening for tuberculosis
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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