Health Care Worker - Aged Care

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!
Job Details

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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1693984
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
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

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to have a fantastic work/life balance and pursue your career goals.

Would you like to be part of an organisation with a strong focus on quality improvement and professional development?

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

The Position:

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.  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. Shifts are remunerated accordingly, with penalty rates paid for afternoon and nightshifts, 50% loading on weekend shifts and 150% loading on public holidays.   

Why should you apply?

  • A rewarding role within a supportive and professional environment
  • Generous hourly rate and extensive salary packaging options
  • Excellent training and learning & development opportunities
  • 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

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

Interested?

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

An application closing date does not apply, applications will be assessed as they are received.

To apply:

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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