Personal Carer
Blue Care
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
3d ago

Position Summary

  • Permanent Part Time - 45 hours fortnight
  • Cairns Community Care
  • $23.42 per hour + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging + Km’s
  • We’re seeking Personal Carers to deliver outstanding care to our community clients in Cairns!

    You’ll provide care to your clients living in the community, supporting their independence and improving their quality of life.

    With no two days ever the same, you’ll spend your time on the road completing your scheduled visits, interacting one-on-one with clients and their loved ones within their homes completing activities that include :

  • In home personal care, daily living assistance including showering, personal hygiene, meal preparation, house cleaning, laundry & ironing
  • Providing care in accordance with their individualised Care Plan
  • Supporting with community based recreational and social activities
  • Transportation and assistance with shopping and appointments
  • What you’ll need :

  • Certificate III Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card or willingness to obtain
  • Current Australian drivers licence and roadworthy vehicle as required
  • Experience with technology incl. smartphones, tablets, laptops etc
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies
  • Supporting you to support others.

    We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom.

    We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you :

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development
  • Ready to work together?

    Our application process takes less than 15 minutes Click the APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

    Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. We’ll do our best to get back to you 2 weeks from the closing date.

    Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the government aged care directions regarding the requirement for an employee in a residential aged care facility to have a current influenza vaccination, many of the independent living units and other services we are engaged to support require the employee to be vaccinated against influenza.

    As such, it is preferred that the successful candidate has a current influenza vaccination.

    We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support.

    We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

    Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve.

    We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander Community.

    Selection Criteria Desirable : Do you hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Support, Home and Community Care or Disabilities?

    If no, please list your qualifications relevant to this role :

    Essential : Do you hold a current QLD Open Driver’s Licence and have access to a road worthy vehicle suitable for the transportation of frail aged or disabled clients, insured in line with Blue Care Policy?

    Desirable : Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?

    Desirable : If you don’t have full working entitlements, do you have a current working Visa? Please list your visa, for example : Bridging Visa, Regional Sponsorship Visa etc.

    Desirable : Do you hold a current Blue Card or Yellow Card, or the willingness to obtain?

    Desirable : Do you have a current influenza vaccination?

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