Personal Care Attendant Merindah Lodge - Aged Care

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Camperdown Victoria is located only a 45 minutes’ drive from Warrnambool or less than a 2 and a half hour drive along the Princes Highway from Melbourne. Camperdown is a historically significant town in South West Victoria which is not only home to over 3000 residents but also famous lakes and craters, clocktower, elm-lined boulevard, historic buildings and friendly local community. The Camperdown Campus hospital comprises of a total 63 beds (25 acute, 36 aged care and 2 bed urgent care centre), birthing suites/midwifery services, palliative care services, one operating theatre, radiology and pathology services and district nursing services. Also within Camperdown is the South West Healthcare’s Manifold Place Community Health, David Newman Day Centre and the Camperdown Mental Health Service.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Camperdown - VIC
Reference: VG/1796393
Closing Date: 23-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Personal Care Attendant Merindah Lodge.pdf (PDF, 439KB)

Contact: Hellen Radford, Care Services Manager, Merindah Lo
(03) 5593 7320 or email

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking a Personal Care Attendant to provide high quality care to consumers at Camperdown's Merindah Lodge Aged Care.

As a Personal Care Attendant, you will have consideration of the medical, psycho-social, spiritual needs and the needs of relatives and/or carers under the guidance and supervision of an Enrolled of Registered Nurse.

Position Overview

  • Casual position consisting of morning, afternoon and night duty shifts 24/7
  • Camperdown Merindah Lodge Campus
  • Classification Healthcare Worker Grade ½
  • $34.86 - $37.83 per hour

What you bring

  • Hold a Certificate 3 or 4 in Aged Care
  • Demonstrated competency in clinical practice within the scope of practice for Personal Care Attendants.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Previous experience in aged care is desirable.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

North of the Great Ocean road, Camperdown lies within the “Lakes and Craters” region of the Corangamite Shire. The idyllic rural community boasts a thriving agricultural industry and considered the gateway to the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail.  To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 23 June 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Health and Allied Services Managers and Administrative Workers Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025. With the appropriate classification Healthcare Worker Grade 1/2

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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