GRADUATE PROGRAM FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS 2022
Job no: 494698
Work type: Casual / Temp, Contract, Fixed Term Contract, Full time, Part time
Location: Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Southern Suburbs, Northern Suburbs, Eastern Suburbs, Lesmurdie, Roleystone, Mandurah, Meadow Springs
Categories: Community Support Worker, Registered Nurse, Allied Health, Home and Community Care, Carer, Care Coordinator, Enrolled Nurse, Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant
Amana Living is one of Western Australia's largest not-for-profit aged care providers. We are proud of our reputation as a trusted, multi-award-winning provider, driven by a firm belief that the second half of life is for living. We offer a broad range of services and accommodation including residential care centres, transition care programs, retirement living villages, home care, day care, respite, and dementia-specific services.
Graduate Program Overview
As a newly registered graduate of a health-related discipline, you will participate in a 12-month program consisting of clinical practice in an aged care environment, supported by an experienced Graduate Mentor and on-site graduate buddies. On the job training and coaching will be provided to assist you in developing the clinical and management skills needed to advance your career in aged care.
This bespoke program, designed in collaboration with Edith Cowan University, will commence in March 2021. It will include face to face aged care specific education designed to provide graduates with the skills to meet the clinical health needs of our clients and residents while working in a dynamic aged care environment. Outcomes will be focused on:
- Clinical leadership
- Critical thinking and decision making
- Supporting diversity and wellbeing in the older adult
- Contemporary clinical care needs of the ageing
- Technology in clinical care
- Evidence based practice and consumer centred clinical care
- Clinical Governance, Aged Care Quality Standards and Accreditation
Participants will experience a comprehensive rotation schedule within Amana Living’s residential care, home care and corporate office environments. This will provide maximum exposure to the diverse facets of an aged care organisation and a wide variety of learning opportunities through providing support for residents and clients with chronic and complex needs.
Benefits of the program include:
A highly targeted 12-month full-time new graduate program
A rewarding career with Amana Living with diverse development pathways and opportunities for a permanent role at the end of the program
Recognition of prior learning for the Graduate Certificate in Care of the Ageing from Edith Cowan University
A competitive hourly rate and the ability to salary sacrifice
A family friendly roster consisting of 4 day shifts per week
To be eligible to undertake the program:
- Successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Science (Nursing, or Allied Health specialty) or Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled)
- Eligibility for registration with Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA)
- Registered less than 3 years
- Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency
Demonstrated commitment to a career in aged care and commitment to a person-centered, evidence-based approach to clinical care.
Demonstrated high-level communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as part of a team.
Willingness to further develop knowledge and expertise in aged care.
Demonstrated alignment with Amana Living’s values
How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, and outlining your eligibility, suitability, and interest in this program.
Applications will close on the 30th of September 2021, with the recruitment process commencing immediately.
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