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Carer - Permanent (Multiple Positions)
Posted: 15 Oct 2021
Location: Kangaroo Island SA
Multiple Permanent Full-time & Part-time positions (various part-time hours available), working over a 7 day roster
Reference Number: 774616
- Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Kangaroo Island Health Service MPS – Aged Care
- Salary: $1,041.60 — $1,053.30 per week (Pro-rata) — WHA4
- Multiple Permanent Full-time & Part-time positions (various part-time hours available), working over a 7 day roster
Working under limited supervision, you will assist in the care and supervision of residents of the Residential Care Home at Kingscote. This will include providing assistance with bathing, showering, personal hygiene, dressing and grooming of residents, along with toileting and continence management. You will help with feeding residents and maintain their mobility/dexterity through transferring and lifting, including the use of mechanical aides. You will also undertake bed making, cleaning of equipment, aids, utensils in work area (including personal possessions), and distribute clean laundry and personal attire. Providing input into resident assessment and recording general observations, you will help to identify diversional therapy needs of individuals and/or groups and complete routine documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures. Enjoying a team approach to holistic, client-centred care, this is a great opportunity to learn on the job and make a difference to the wellbeing of Kangaroo Island residents. Being part of Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.
For appointment at WHA4 level you will have completed AQF Certificate III relevant to the position. Demonstrating the ability to perform under limited direction, you will work well within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Along with a commitment to maintaining resident confidentiality, you will display empathy towards the elderly/disabled and be willing to develop a positive rapport with residents and their families.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to provision of satisfactory Criminal History Checks and a compliant immunisation screening.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 774616
Applications close: 12/11/2021
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