Health Care Worker

BRHS is East Gippsland’s largest healthcare provider and employer offering a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of new opportunities. You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all. With a strong focus on continuous improvement, you will be supported to develop your professional skills and pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community.
Job Details

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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1585749
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Health Care Worker - September 2021.docx.pdf (PDF, 735KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Paul Rosenquist, Aged Care Manager
03 5150 3382

Position Details

STATUS:               Ongoing, Part Time

HOURS:                32.0 hours per fortnight 

DEPARTMENT:     Maddocks Gardens, Aged Care

A new opportunity exists for a motivated individual who is passionate about providing exceptional, person centred care to our aged care residents. In this role you will be committed to providing excellence in care to our frail, elderly residents of Maddocks Gardens ensuring a safe, secure and happy living environment.  You will assist residents with activities of daily living whilst encouraging them to maximise their potential for independence and quality of life. The successful applicant will provide a high standard of care with a compassionate and person centred approach whilst working effectively within a multidisciplinary team.  A key requirement of this role is availability to work across 7 days a week and perform a variety of shifts.  Opportunities to gain additional shifts covering team members leave are available.

About Maddocks Gardens:

Maddocks Gardens is a purpose built 90 bed complex combining BRHS high, low and respite care residential services. Our aim is to allow residents to age within the facility in a friendly and relaxed environment promoting independence and quality of life. Residents with dementia, the frail aged with complex needs, and the Koori population are all specifically catered for.  Low and High Care Residential Respite is an integral part of the service provision.

The ideal applicant will demonstrate:

  • A minimum of Certificate 3 in Aged Care or Individual Support
  • Proven ability to provide a high level of person centred care in a proactive manner
  • Empathy and compassion for the elderly with a willingness and ability to advocate for their best interests
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with a wide range of people, including co-workers, health professionals, residents and family members
  • Good organisational and planning skills with the ability to successfully prioritise tasks
  • An understanding of accreditation standards, ACFI and continuous improvement
  • Basic computer skills with a willingness to learn relevant computer programs and IT systems

Why should you Apply?

  • Extensive Salary Packaging options
  • Shift variety, making your day interesting, challenging and rewarding
  • Excellent training and learning & development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program
  • Gym membership at corporate rates

 

Interested?

For more information contact: Paul Rosenquist, Aged Care Manager on 03 5150 3382

Applications close: Sunday 5th December 2021

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume including two recent referees and response to the full key selection criteria as listed in the position description and be submitted by selecting “Apply Now”.

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In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.


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