Personal Care Worker

Anglicare Southern Queensland

Promote the wellbeing of residents and support a home-like environment with your cheerful manner and high quality service.

  • Assist residents with daily living activities including self-care & mobility
  • Develop rapport & build mutually rewarding relationship with staff & residents
  • Provide assistance to nursing staff with medication, assessments & care plans
About the Position
The idyllic Brisbane seaside suburb of Manly is home to the Edwin Marsden Tooth Memorial Residential Aged Care home and a series of modern, bungalow-style independent living units known as Lota Court. The large landscaped grounds also house the heritage listed Georgian-style Lota House.   EM Tooth provides excellent 24 hour nursing and care assistance for the elderly, with special accommodation and recreational amenities also available for those with dementia.
  
We are currently looking for casual Personal Care Workers to join the team and provide a range of high quality services to residents within the facility, including their individual physical, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs.  As a Personal Care Worker, you will support a safe home-like environment, and encourage physical and social independence whilst safeguarding the dignity and privacy of the residents. You will be required to cover both planned and unscheduled leave, across weekdays and weekends.
  
  
About You
Each day is different in this rewarding role, and requires our successful candidate to be experienced in Aged Care and focused on providing Personal Support Services.  To not only offer a fantastic attitude, but also a dedication to the following:
  • Providing quality assistance with a range of daily activities
  • Supporting residents with self-care including bathing and dressing
  • Assisting with housekeeping and laundry duties
  • Involvement with social and recreational activities
  • Providing emotional, social and spiritual support to residents
  • Being enthusiastic, compassionate and personable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with the confidence & capacity to contribute to care plan documentation
  • Be committed to supporting the elderly and comfortable working within professional boundaries and guidelines  
You will be required to hold a Certificate III or IV in Aged Care (or similar), and a current National Police Certificate.
  
  
What We Offer
Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team.  We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector.  You will also enjoy:
  • A chance to work close to home, and make a difference within your local community
  • Experience in a family-focused Aged Care facility, under a supportive manager
  • Consistent and ongoing opportunities to learn, grow and develop skills
  • Balance between work, life, study and other commitments with casual hours
  • The opportunity to work with a group of friendly and dynamic professionals within a growing industry
    
Show Your Interest
Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working within an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being.
Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues.  We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.
  
For further information please contact
Glenda Phillips on 07 3893 8900


Applications close Saturday 21st September 2019

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.