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Personal Care Assistant

Job posted: 28/01/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 16392

Reference: 16392

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • Casual position available at Mercy Place Dandenong
  • Provide quality resident-focused care utilising a person-centred approach and in accordance with care plans, Aged Care Standards and policies/procedures of Mercy Health
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation relevant to resident care
  • Work in consultation with other staff to provide relevant and timely information
  • Preferred availability during the evening, over-night and weekends.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate in a team environment and report/document in line with requirements
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care.

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.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

Mercy Health is committed to public health and safety measures that protect the health and lives of our people and the individuals and communities we serve. As a Catholic organisation we believe in the principle of the common good and as such we expect our staff to participate in immunisations/vaccinations to safeguard the most vulnerable.

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:

  • Chintan Patel, General Manager
  • 03 9791 2777

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Personal Care Assistant

Job type:

Casual

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Chintan Patel

Personal Care Assistant