Personal Care Attendant - Casual - Kara House
SA Health
Mid North, Australia
4d ago
  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Kara House Aged Care, Clare
  • $27.41 - $27.72 per hour + 25% casual loading Casual appointment up to 31 / 05 / 2021 WHA4
  • Working under limited supervision and on a casual basis, you will assist in the care and supervision of aged care clients of the Kara House Residential Care Home in Clare.

    This will include providing assistance with bathing, showering, personal hygiene, dressing and grooming of residents, along with toileting and continence management.

    You will help with feeding residents and maintain their mobility / dexterity through transferring and lifting, including the use of mechanical aides.

    You will also undertake bed making, cleaning of equipment, aids, utensils in work area (including personal possessions), and distribute clean laundry and personal attire.

    Providing input into resident assessment and recording general observations, you will help to identify diversional therapy needs of individuals and / or groups and complete routine documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures.

    Enjoying a team approach to holistic, client-centred care, this is a great opportunity to make a difference to the wellbeing of aged care residents.

    We are a visionary organisation with a primary focus on high quality, resident-centred care.

    You will have completed the AQF Certificate III relevant to the position and have experience working with aged care clients.

    Demonstrating the ability to perform under limited direction, you will work well within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

    Along with a commitment to maintaining resident confidentiality, you will display empathy towards the elderly and be willing to develop a positive rapport with residents and their families.

    The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref : 727758

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