9 Aug 2017

Part-Time PCA/AIN – Assistant in Nursing/Personal Care Assistant

Gold Age Australia – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Gold Age Australia require a “PCA/AIN – Assistant in Nursing/Personal Care Assistant” in Camberwell NSW:

At Gold Age – Camberwell Gardens we are passionate about delivering the highest quality care to our residents and only employ outstanding staff who share and value our Gold Standards. ‘Deliver Customer Service, exceed Expectations, provide Opportunities and embrace Innovation’. Camberwell Gardens have an exciting opportunity for an experienced personal care assistant/assistant in nursing to join our team on a casual basis with a view to permanency. Located in Camberwell, Gold Age is home to 75 residents.

Why work for us? The Gold Age benefits include:

  • Promote from within
  • Understand a work/life balance
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible working hours with a wide range of shifts (Morning, Afternoons and Night)
  • Outstanding learning and development program
  • Rewards and recognition
  • Professional and personal development opportunities

Selection Criteria: The defining qualities that distinguish you are:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills with fine attention to detail
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Reliable and flexible and able to commit to a variety of shifts
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Certificate IV in aged care, medication competent will be highly regarded
  • Have permanent Australian residency or citizenship
  • ACFI knowledge
  • Police check (Valid for 3 Years)
  • 12 months previous experience within Aged Care (desired)

The purpose of this role is to provide aspects of care including but not limited to:

  • Assist with nutrition and hydration
  • Develop a working knowledge of the policies and procures of the organisation
  • Keep up to date client notes and complete all relevant documentation
  • Attend meetings and training as require
  • Assisting clients with personal care activities
  • Providing support during daily activities and one on one interactions
  • Implementing strategies for managing dementia and other health issues.
  • Delivering activities that promote emotional and intellectual stimulation.
  • Maintaining a safe living environment by minimising or removing safety risks and/or hazards.
  • Transporting clients to appointments, outings and social engagements.
  • Using equipment to assist clients with limited mobility
  • Implementing care programs for clients in residential care facilities.
  • Liaising with other health care professionals, family members and carers.

Therefore, in return, you will be rewarded with an excellent opportunity to make a difference to others and the ability to commence a career within a family owned organisation which most of all values you

Furthermore, upload your resume to be considered for an opportunity to work with us at Gold Age.

*Due to the high response of these job ads, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.*

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