Personal Carer - Respite Centre

Job Description

  • Employment Term: Casual or Permanent Part Time Opportunities
  • Location: Biloela Day Respite Centre
  • Remuneration: $24.10-$30.12p/h + 10.5%Super + NFP Salary Packaging + Employee Discounts & Benefits

 

We’re seeking Assistants in Nursing, Support Workers, Personal Carers motivated to deliver outstanding care to our day respite clients in Biloela.

The current opportunity would suit care professionals looking to secure casual or permanent part-time employment and motivated to expand their experience in aged care. 

As part of our Day Respite team you’ll deliver individualised support & group activities to clients while allowing their carers to take some very important time out to recharge.

No two days are ever the same in our respite centres and you may find yourself transporting clients on outings to the library, galleries or parks, or local community events.  You might find yourself in the centre assisting with lunch.  Whatever your day brings you’ll be promoting clients’ independence by assisting them with their choice of activity, based on their individualised plan.

What you’ll need

Previous experience within respite care is highly-regarded. Knowledge and exposure to clients with dementia and disabilities is also an advantage. You’ll have: 

  • Certificate III Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support
  • Blue Card and NDIS Workers Screening Clearance or willingness to obtain
  • Experience with technology incl. smartphones, tablets, laptops etc
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies

 

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care's vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care's mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters)  approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.

Supporting you to support others.

We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:   

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Ready to work together?

To submit your application, please click the ‘APPLY’ button to be taken to our online application process.

Alternatively, please send your application to jake.morgan@ucareqld.com.au and reference job number - 43074.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. 

Blue Care adheres to state and Commonwealth directions regarding mandatory vaccination requirements within Residential Aged Care Facilities. Applicants must meet the vaccination requirements applicable or be willing to obtain should they be the successful candidate