Casual Health Care Workers

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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1658958
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Health Care Worker - July 2022.docx.pdf (PDF, 540KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Paul Rosenquist, Aged Care Manager
03 5150 3382,

Position Details

New casual opportunities exist for motivated individuals who enjoy caring for the elderly and are passionate about providing exceptional, person centred care to our Maddocks Gardens 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. 

We would like to hear from personable individuals who demonstrate empathy and compassion, have the confidence to advocate for the elderly and are excellent team players in a busy, multidisciplinary environment.

As a casual Health Care Worker you will work across all areas of Maddocks Gardens in a variety of shifts.   Shifts will range from 4 to 8 hours in duration and be worked across 7 days per week including weekends and public holidays. Shifts are remunerated accordingly, with penalty rates paid for afternoon and nightshifts, 50% loading on weekend shifts and 150% loading on public holidays.   Please specify your availability when applying for these roles.

Maddocks Gardens is a purpose built 90 bed complex combining high, low and respite care residential services. The facility includes Bluegum, a 30 bed mixed high/low care unit, Banksia, a 28 bed low care unit and Sutherland Lodge, a 32 bed dementia specific unit.

Why should you apply?

  • Generous hourly rate (base rate of $33.66 per hour inclusive of 25% casual loading) plus additional loading on weekend and evening shifts
  • Extensive salary packaging options now offered to casual staff to reduce your tax and increase your take home pay
  • Shift flexibility and variety allowing you to balance your work and personal time
  • Shift variety, making your day interesting, challenging and rewarding
  • Excellent training and learning & development opportunities

Key selection criteria:

  • 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 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

For more information on the role and BRHS contact: Paul Rosenquist, Aged Care Manager on 03 5150 3382 or

Application Process:

  • A covering letter specifying your availability
  • A resume including 2 professional referees
  • Response to the key selection criteria as listed in this advertisement
  • Applications are to be submitted by selecting "Apply Now" below.

Applications will be reviewed in an ongoing manner and kept on file for consideration for future opportunities. 


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