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Personal Carer

Location:
Thursday Island
Company:
Blue Care

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  • Permanent Part Time and Casual Opportunities
  • Star of the Sea Elders Village, Thursday Island
  • $23.42 per hour + 25% Casual Loading + 9.5% Super + Not for Profit Salary Packaging

We’re seeking Personal Carers to deliver outstanding care to our elders in Thursday Island!

Located on the edge of beauty, Thursday Island is just a 2-hour flight from Cairns. Star of the Sea Elders Village strives to empower our Elders in their day-to-day lives and improve health outcomes for Torres Strait Islander communities.

You’ll provide care to your clients living in our elder’s home, supporting their independence and improving their quality of life through activities that include:

  • Daily living assistance including showering, personal hygiene, help at meal times and general mobility
  • 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
  • Experience with technology incl. smartphones, tablets, laptops etc
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies
  • Evidence of an up-to-date Influenza vaccination in accordance with the current Public Health Directive for Aged Care Facilities

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

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

Pinangba is our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led service delivery arm of UnitingCare. The foundations of Pinangba are built from our cultural identity and strong community relationships and partnerships.

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.

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.

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