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Personal Carer & Support Worker - Carinya Aged Care Facility

WESTERN DOWNS REGIONAL COUNCIL - Miles, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION



Personal Carer & Support Worker - Carinya Aged Care Facility



About Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

About the Role

Based at the Carinya Aged Care Facility, in Miles, you will provide holistic, safe, effective and quality care to residents.

Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, you will:

  • provide quality care to residents with activities of daily living, hygiene, dressing, grooming, mobility as required;
  • assist with cleaning duties in the laundry; and
  • assist with food-preparation, serving and hygiene in the kitchen.

About you

To be a successful applicant, you will have:

  • a Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) or similar;
  • a Disability Worker Screening Clearance (Yellow Card);
  • a dedication towards delivering high quality service in residential care, meal handling, cleanliness and cleaning;
  • compassion, empathy, patience and respect for residents, colleagues and visitors;
  • an acceptable standard of verbal and written communication skills, and basic computer skills; and
  • strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.

What we offer:

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation, Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Work/life balance
  • Living in the Western Downs - copy & paste this link into your browser: https://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/living-here/our-communities/living-in-the-western-downs

If you have passion and a genuine desire to support residents who are a part of the community we serve, this role is for you. TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE

WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Questionnaire (click 'Apply Now' & scroll down to locate the form). Please upload your completed questionnaire in the qualifications section at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position. Your application will only be considered if this form is complete. 

Closing Date: 24-06-2021