Aged Care Worker | AIY-837

Aged Care Worker | AIY-837

17 Nov
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SA Health
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Cummins

17 Nov

SA Health

Cummins

- Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Miroma Place Hostel, Cummins

- Salary: $1,041.60 - $1,053.30 per week (pro rata) - Ongoing Full Time - WHA4





Working under limited supervision, you will assist in the care and supervision of aged care clients at Miroma Place Hostel, Cummins. 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 learn on the job and make a difference to the wellbeing of aged care residents.



You will have completed the AQF Certificate III relevant to the position and have prior experience working with aged, frail or disabled persons. 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.



Applications for part time hours will be considered



Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.



Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).



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.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjobau.com/job/8558149/aged-care-worker-aiy-837-cummins/?utm_source=html

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