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Care Companion

Job posted: 13/02/2024
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Aged Care

Reference: 20517

Reference: 20517

Occupation: Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Caring and professional Care Companions wanted to join the dynamic and friendly team at the 33-bed Edgewater Mercy Hostel.

  • Permanent Part Time and Casual Positions available
  • Located in Edgewater close to Joondalup with good transport links
  • Over award rates of pay
  • Providing care and support to our residents at our Aged Care home located in HOME Responsibilities include everyday activities of cooking, cleaning, laundry, 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

 ABOUT YOU:

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or Individual Support
  • 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

ABOUT US:

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.

WHAT WE OFFER:

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.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a valid NDIS clearance 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).

Employment with Mercy Health is subject to satisfactory background checks which can include Police Record Check, Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

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

  • Maria Kershaw
  • Email:  mkershaw@mercy.com.au       Phone: 9306 1115

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

Care Companion

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Desolie Francesca Crilley
Maria Kershaw

Care Companion