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Personal Care Assistant - Aged Care - Redfern

Apply now Job no: 979560
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Aged Care

Personal Care Assistant - Redfern

  • Not for profit salary Packaging benefits available
  • 38 hours per week > Sunday - Thursday
  • Close to public transport 

 About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

Annie Green Court  provides accommodation and quality care to 72 residents who have experience or are at risk of homelessness. This is a challenging, yet rewarding role as many of these residents have challenging behaviours and/or mental illnesses.

We are seeking a Personal Care Assistant who is experienced in aged care and working with clients with challenging behaviours and/or a mental illness. 

The available permanent position is Sunday - Thursday, 22.15pm - 06.45am, 38 hours per week. Evening shift and appropriate penalties apply.

As a Personal Care Assistant, your responsibilities are, but not limited to: 

  • Provide personal care to residents
  • Assist with activities of daily living
  • Administer medication to residents from Webster packs
  • Document in progress notes
  • Observe the condition/health/wellbeing of residents, reporting any concerns to the RN/CNS

 In order to be successful in this role, you must:

  • Be able to work independently and also be able to work in a team
  • Have previous experience working with clients with challenging behaviours and/or mental health issues
  • Have previous experience in a similar position
  • Hold a Certificate IV in Aged Care or higher
  • A certificate in Mental Health would be high regarded but is not essential

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Resident.

 Benefits  

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Discounted childcare rates of up to 15% at participating Centres
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers: Coles, Harvey Norman, Apple, Dell & many more
  • Free, confidential counselling service

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For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Download File Position Description for Personal Care Assistant (2).doc

We are also looking for casual staff.  Should you be interested in casual employment please forward your resume to residentialagedcare@missionaustralia.com.au

Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan

 

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