Wellbeing Assistant

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 49596

Reference: 49596

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About our Allambee Nursing Home at Monash Health

Allambee Nursing Home provides permanent and respite specialist aged mental health care. Our 35 private rooms have lovely garden views and are in a homelike setting. Independence is important to our care recipients, and we will do all we can to help maintain it. Being innovative and thinking outside the box is an important part of the role staff play at Allambee to give our care recipients a reason to wake each morning.

About The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Lifestyle assistant to join our team. We currently have an opportunity available:

  • Part Time permanent - 60 hours per fortnight (M,T, Th & Fri weekly, due to continuous care we are looking for someone is willing to do all  those shifts hours can be negotiable )

About You

You are a suitably qualified and experienced Lifestyle assistant with exposure across mental health and/or aged health care.

  • The successful applicant should be passionate about mental health and age care. 

  • They should also have an understanding of the aged care standards, documentation requirements and accreditation processes.

  • You will have an understanding of the ageing process that includes cognitive decline and physical disabilities and provide client-focussed care, which supports dignity, independence and informed consultative decision-making.

  • You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

What we offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite discounted staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

How to Apply

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.  

Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • conduct an NDIS check

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • Proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Wellbeing Assistant

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Noline Ndhlovu - 0392651154

Wellbeing Assistant