Care Companion

Job posted: 06/07/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time, Part time, Casual

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 17753

Reference: 17753

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


Summary of the role: Located in Young, NSW, we are a 62 bed Residential Aged Care Facility, with Care Companions providing services in a home like environment. Are you passionate about high quality aged care services? A good team player? Kind, compassionate and caring? Then we would love to talk to you about joining our team.

  • Permanent Full Time, Part Time and Casual Positions available across AM/PM and ND
  • Providing care and support to our residents at our Aged Care home located in HOME Responsibilities include everyday activities of meal preparation, cleaning, personal hygiene, general activity, medication administration, leisure activities and other general household duties
  • Promoting the physical and emotional wellbeing of residents by partnering with residents to be involved in the meaningful activities of their life
  • $51,858 - $57,164


  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or Individual Support (or similar / or working towards)
  • Previous experience in Aged Care is desirable
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Previous experience in cooking or in a hospitality environment
  • Committment to training and completing Medication Assistance competency


Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Contact Details

  • Shelley Gledhill, Service Manager
  • sgledhill@mercy.com.au

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button.

Care Companion

Job type:

Full time, Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided


Shelley Gledhill - 02 6380 1300
Navpreet Kaur - 02 6380 1300

Care Companion