13 Sep 2017

Full-Time Residential Care Officer – Gosford

Frangipani Gentle Care Group Home – Central Mangrove, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Frangipani Gentle Care Group Home is a values-based organization that uses a person-centred approach in service delivery. Our mission is to enable our participants to make choices on their own, get involved in decision-making, enhance their skills and strengths, and experience inclusion in the community. In short, we help them live the life they want!

We currently have employment opportunities for Residential Care Officers (RCO) in Gosford areas.

SUMMARY OF OCCUPATION
A Residential Care Officer is primarily responsible for providing care and supervision to children and adults with a disability within a government institution or shared housing. The position includes a wide variety of tasks, giving assistance to participants and empowering them so they may have as much control as they can over their own lives.

TYPICAL WORK TASKS
• Supports families and provides education and care for children and people with disability in adult service units, group housing and government institutions;
• Assesses participants’ needs;
• Plans, develops and implements educational, training, and support programmes;
• Interviews participants and assesses the nature and extent of their difficulties;
• Monitors and reports on the progress of participants.
• Follows the participant’s personal care plan;
• Assists participants with everyday tasks, including dressing, feeding, washing;
• Assists in serving meals to residential participants along with performing housekeeping tasks.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
• Certificate Level in Mental Health or Disability
• Working with Children Check
• Current First Aid Certificate
• Current Manual Handling Certificate

JOB DETAILS
Type: Full-Time
Salary: Between $1,000 and $1,249 per week ($52,000 and $64,999 per year)
Location: Gosford NSW 2250

How to Apply

Send your CV to helpdesk@frangipani.com.au

Job Categories: Healthcare. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 34 days.

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