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Carer | Lesmurdie

Apply now Job no: 494713
Work type: Fixed Term Contract
Location: Lesmurdie
Categories: Carer

ABOUT US

Amana Living is one of Western Australia's largest not-for-profit providers of transition, aged and community care. 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, including residential care facilities, transition care programs, retirement living villages, home care, day care, respite, and dementia specific services.

WHAT'S ON OFFER?

  • Industry leading pay rates 
  • The ability to salary package up to $15,900 pa
  • Award winning not-for-profit Employer of Choice 
  • Opportunities to study nationally accredited courses 
  • School holidays child care assistance 
  • Discounted private health insurance with HBF and Medibank Private

We are currently seeking applications from experienced Carers for a fixed term contract until September 2022 at our Residential Care facility in Lesmurdie. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working scheduled night shifts previously. This facility is a mixture of high care and dementia residents therefore experience in a similar environment is essential.

This role is 18 hours per fortnight and you must be able to commit to all the shifts listed below to be considered for the position;

Week 1

Thursday  1600 – 2100

Friday       1600 - 2100

Week 2

Thursday  1600 – 2100

Friday       1600 - 2100

 

 Duties include

  • Supporting resident’s physical, social, emotional, psychological and spiritual wellbeing through individualised care delivery
  • Assisting with resident’s care needs in line with their care plan
  • Collaborating with team members to promote a harmonious working environment
  • Supporting and advocating the rights of older people
  • Assisting with personal hygiene, showering & toileting
  • Assisting with activities of daily living, dressing & grooming
  • Assistance at meal time including feeding
  • Administering medication

 

ABOUT YOU 

In the role of Carer you will build strong, positive relationships with our residents and be responsible for the delivery of personal care and assistance to meet individual needs. The role is to deliver homely and loving environments by providing care with compassion, integrity and dignity. Play a key role in delivering our award winning model of care and make a real difference to residents' quality of life.

In addition you will have

  • Certificate III or higher in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year Previous experience in Aged Care
  • Experience in administering medications 
  • Valid Police Clearance less than 6 months old (or provide a receipt at interview stage)
  • Has the ability to communicate effectively with others and develop relationships built on respect and trust 
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment physical assessment and reference checks
  • Available to attend a compulsory 2-week induction

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply now and ensure your resume is included in your application.

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