Care Worker

Uniting

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Location
ACT
Reference #
493186
Closing Date
15-03-2021
Sector(s)

Healthcare & Medical

Vacancy Type

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.

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.

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking experienced Care Service Employees to work at Uniting Amala Nursing Home in Gordon, ACT, on a casual basis/Permanent part time basis, to work collaboratively as a care team member 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 include:

Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents with a minimum of two years of experience
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
Current First Aid Certificate
Certified in Medication Administration
Recognise Healthy Body Systems (HLTAP301B)
Provide Support to People Living with Dementia (CHCAGE005)

Skills & experience

A good insight into the health, social or aged care services industries
Previous experience in aged or community care
Good verbal and written communication and customer service skills and the ability to get along easily with others
Must be able to work all shifts, including night shifts
A gift for working collaboratively with a team and confident flying solo
Great understanding of Work Health and Safety principles and risk management practices

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

Please visit our careers page https://www.uniting.org/join-our-team/current-vacancies 

For Further Information Contact: Mark Hankinson (02) 62494101


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

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