Residential Services Assistant - Central Allocations (Aged)

Job posted: 22/06/2020
Applications close: 30/06/2024 (Midnight)
131 days remaining

131 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan, Western Region | Ballarat, Various

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 10895

Reference: 10895

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan, Western Region | Ballarat, Various

Residential Services Assistant
Central Allocations Unit – Casual Bank

About the role

We are seeking applications for casual Residential Services Assistants to work in our Aged Care and Sub-Acute sites.  Grampians Health has nine residential aged care facilities (Jack Lonsdale Lodge, James Thomas Court, Eureka Village Hostel, Geoffrey Cutter Centre, WB Messer, PS Hobson, Hailey House, Talbot Place and Bill Crawford Lodge).

This complex position will require you to individually prepare meals to each patient’s dietary requirements and cleaning responsibilities in residential facilities. This role requires you to work by yourself in the kitchen.

You will receive a week of paid training across a number of Aged Care facilities if you are successful.

Casual bank is managed by the Central Allocations Unit which operates 7 days a week.  Grampians Health uses an electronic rostering system (RosterOn) which matches staff for shifts based on their availabilities via text / phone call.

Casual bank shifts can be offered within short time frames, therefore to be considered for this role you must be living in the Ballarat region.

You will be required to provide 2 referees, one being your current direct manager and the second another manager / supervisor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining accurate availability in our electronic rostering system and accepting shifts based on availability
  • Setting up the kitchen and dining rooms for food service where you have been allocated
  • Preparing and serving resident meals based on their individual dietary requirements
  • Ensuring safe food handling practices and records maintenance
  • Maintaining the dining area to create a safe and welcoming environment for residents
  • Cleaning and laundry duties (facility dependent)
  • Demonstrated ability to function within a team
  • Participate in annual performance reviews
  • Commitment to ongoing mandatory education

Skills and experience

  • Current HLTFSE001 - Follow Basic Food Handling Practices certificate, or willingness to obtain
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills to interact with a wide variety of individuals
  • The ability to prioritise work
  • The ability to work with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated person-centred care and respectful approach to patients, visitors and staff
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check, or willingness to obtain
  • 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.

  • Paid orientation
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Melanie Robillard, CAU Recruitment Team Lead on 5320 6577 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or 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+.

Residential Services Assistant - Central Allocations (Aged)

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CAU Recruitment Team - 5320 6577
Bernadette Lyons - 5320 6933

Residential Services Assistant - Central Allocations (Aged)