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Carer - Permanent (Multiple Positions)

Other Health Care

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

774616 — Car­er Kan­ga­roo Island — Per­ma­nent (Mul­ti­ple Positions).pdf

JCS+PCA+Carer+Aged+Care.pdf

Appli­ca­tions close: 12/11/2021

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion and to apply vis­it https://careers.pageuppeople.c… and search for Job Ref: 774616

Con­tact:

Jean Vre­den­burg

8553 4200

Jean.​Vredenburg@​sa.​gov.​au