Personal Care Assistants
Newcastle, NSW, AU
5d ago
source : Expr3ss! Pty Ltd

This is a great opportunity to join a leading Disability Services organisation and actively assisting those in the community with a spinal- cord injury

  • Excellent career and learning opportunities
  • Casual positions with the opportunity of progressing towards permanent part-time
  • Salary dependent on experience and skills
  • About Us

    ParaQuad NSW is a not-for-profit organisation with almost 60 years history of being a key service provider for people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities.

    Our team assists those we care for to live independently in the community.

    Benefits of working with ParaQuad include

  • Full training and robust orientation program provided
  • Ongoing online education and support with furthering professional development
  • Incremental remuneration based on skill and experience
  • Electronic roster, payroll and leave application systems
  • Position Description

    You will provide personal care and assist clients to maintain a level of independence in their homes. This will include, but not limited to :

  • Showering, dressing, grooming
  • Assisted Bladder Care and Bowel Care including enema insertion
  • Assistance with mobility and transfers
  • Meal preparation
  • Domestic assistance and household chores
  • Social and community participation.
  • Casual hours available with varying flexible times through the day.

    About You

    You need to be a flexible professional care assistant who is looking to make a difference in our community with values of Integrity, Reliability, Leadership and Respect

    Essential Criteria

  • Current NSW Drivers Licence and Vehicle
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Mobile Telephone with Data capabilities
  • Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Proven capability to build and sustain positive working relationships, and the ability to work in a team environment or independently as required
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
  • Desirable Criteria

  • Minimum 6-month experience in a similar role providing complex personal care and working with people
  • Understanding of the rights and requirements of people with a disability
  • Certificate III / IV in Disability or Aged Care or Assistant in Nursing
  • Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.

    ParaQuad is an EEO Employer and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be required to consent to a pre-employment health assessment, reference checks and a national police check.

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