Care Service Employee

Uniting

Location
Goonellabah, NSW
Reference #
0D85C15B-3B51-B984-32A9-B68B78596BF4
Closing Date
31-08-2020
Salary
Casual Role
Vacancy Type

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking experienced Care Service Employees to work at Uniting residential facilities in Goonellabah (Caroona Jarman, Caroona Kalina, Caroona Marima) on a casual basis.

To work collaboratively to assist in the provision of care services that enhances the residents’ well-being and is inclusive of their physical, psychological, social and spiritual qualities, to facilitate self-determination, capacity and resilience, as well as improve social engagement and quality of life for the resident.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents
  • Supervise daily hygiene – showers or baths, shaving, cutting nails; lay out clothes and assist in dressing; make beds and tidy rooms; store clothes and clean wardrobes
  • Assist and support residents with medication, utilising medication compliance aids, simple wound dressing, etc.
  • Assist with meals and feeding
  • Recognise, report and respond appropriately to changes in condition of residents.


Qualifications

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification
  • Certified in Medication Administration (preferred)
  • Flu Vaccination

Skills & experience

  • Previous experience in aged or community care preferred
  • Great communication and customer service skills
  • Availability to work all shifts, including night shifts
  • Great organisation and time management skills

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.
Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve.
As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities

To Apply Now

All applications can be submitted directly on Uniting Careers. Simply click Begin to submit an application.

For all other current vacancies please visit our careers page https://unitingcareers.nga.net.au

For Further Information Contact: Susan Clark on (02) 6698 5685

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

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