Opportunities at Grampians Health - All Locations

Job posted: 24/03/2023
Applications close: 29/02/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 16728

Reference: 16728

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

Personal Care Worker - Aged Care 
Permanent part time & full time positions available
$30.26 - $31.73 base hourly rate

About the role
Grampians Health Ballarat is a renowned Aged Care provider, boasting nine Aged Care Communities that have been delivering compassionate care for over 150 years. This includes Jack Lonsdale Lodge, James Thomas Court, Eureka Village Hostel, Geoffrey Cutter Centre, WB Messer, PS Hobson, Hailey House, Talbot Place and Bill Crawford Lodge.

As a Personal Care Worker, you will play a vital role in meeting the physical, emotional and social needs of our residents. Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse you will provide resident-focused, holistic care, adhering to the highest standards. With the support of our leadership team, you will contribute to the effective and efficient management of our facility and continuously strive for personal and professional development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to achieve positive health outcomes for residents.
  • Provide high-standard direct resident care as outlined in care plans under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse.
  • Assist residents with safe medication administration as directed by a Registered Nurse.
  • Deliver resident-focused meal and food services, following the food service schedules and Grampians Health Food Safety Plan.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for residents, visitors and staff by completing assigned cleaning and laundry duties, such as vacuuming, mopping, dusting and resident laundering.
  • Accurately document resident care in accordance with health service guidelines and promptly report any incidents in the VHIMS system.

Skills and experience

  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Certificate IV in Ageing Support or equivalent
  • Assist Clients with Medication (HLTHPS006), preferred
  • Follow Basic Food Safety Practices (HLTFSE001)
  • Adaptability, initiating action, collaboration, managing work (including time management), work standards and stress tolerance
  • Demonstrated person-centred care and respectful approach to patients, visitors and staff
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred, but is not essential

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply
Click APPLY. If you have any questions please contact Talent Acquisition on AgedCareRecruitment@gh.org.au or 03 5320 4445 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Opportunities at Grampians Health - All Locations

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Aged Care Recruitment - 03 5320 4445

Opportunities at Grampians Health - All Locations