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Expressions of Interest - Personal Care Worker - Residential Aged Care

Location:
Gold Coast

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Churches of Christ in Queensland, Expressions of Interest - Personal Care Worker, Various Locations

Are you interested in upcoming casual or part time work?

Do you have a compassionate nature and love being around and caring for seniors?

As a result of Covid-19 and increased demand we may need your help with our vulnerable residents. We will be recruiting a backup workforce and you may be called upon for shifts if and when demand increases at particular services.

The needs of our services can change rapidly. There is the opportunity for suitable candidates to get snapped up by one of our services permanently as they regularly access this workforce pool to fill their recruitment needs.

All positions are based in Regional and Metropolitan areas of Queensland and Melbourne, Victoria. Please see an extensive list of the suburbs at the end of this advertisement to see if there is one near you.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We are seeking expressions of interest for the role of Personal Care Worker. Your tasks will vary, but you will be involved in supporting the everyday needs of residents to live healthy, enriching and meaningful lives, promoting their physical and emotional wellbeing.

Depending on your skills and experience, tasks may include:

  • Personal hygiene and assistance
  • Leisure activities;
  • Cooking, feeding and serving
  • Domestic services such as cleaning and laundry
  • Clinical care
  • Other general care duties as required

You may also assist residents with their mobility to and from activities (including meals), and will support them to participate in activities within the facility and social outings. As you carry out these tasks, you will be passionate about ensuring the personal care you provide is high quality and emits empathy, warmth and unconditional love.

ABOUT YOU:

We are interested to hear from passionate and caring individuals with skills in caring positions who are currently or expect to be available for casual or part time work. Whilst we have a preference for carers with a qualification in Individual Support (or similar), we will also consider applicants with related experience and or the right mix of soft skills to work well in aged care.

If you are recently retired, currently looking for a new role or have availability for extra work at a casual capacity please get in touch with us.

ABOUT US:

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

In particular, we operate 30 residential aged care services that include specialties such as dementia, palliative and respite care. The Community Care team provide services to clients wishing to live independently. This care is provided in clients' homes and the communities in which they live. This comprehensive range of support enables clients to maintain their home comforts, health and vitality, and social connections.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Please submit your resume and answer online questions about the role and locations you are interested in
  • There is no need to provide details of referees at this stage
  • Please note, the relevant Position Description will be provided to you if shortlisted
  • To be the successful, you must demonstrate in a selection process, that you meet the requirements, as well as provide a current Police Record Check or have the ability to acquire one (this will be paid by CofCQ)
  • You must also have and provide proof of a current influenza vaccination. We will accept either a vaccination certificate or immunisation record
  • If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below

Please note: We will be conducting all interviews via video online, video conferencing and or telephone. Thank you for your understanding.

OUR LOCATIONS:

  • Gold Coast: Southport, Nerang, Benowa
  • Darling Downs region: Toowoomba, Gatton, Crows Nest, Warwick, Stanthorpe
  • West Moreton region: Boonah
  • Brisbane Metro South: Alexandra Hills, Hillcrest, Acacia Ridge
  • Brisbane Metro North: Mitchelton
  • Sunshine Coast region: Bribie Island, Little Mountain
  • Wide Bay - Burnett region: Bundaberg, Gin Gin, Maryborough, Tiaro, Hervey Bay
  • North Queensland: Ingham, Cardwell
  • Victoria: Oakleigh, Essendon

Applications close: We will be assessing applications as they are received.

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