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Employment Type
Casual
Location
Kings Meadows
Position Summary

About the role:

A casual opportunity has arisen for an experienced Extended Care Assistant to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of passionate and committed aged care professionals. We work together by providing personalised care and support to deliver the BEST possible care and services to residents to meet their individual needs and preferences.

You will be responsible for

  • Assisting residents with assisted daily living and mobility duties such as showering, feeding and toileting to enhance daily life
  • Building and maintaining supportive relationships with residents, clients and their families to strengthen relationships within the business and local community
  • To recognise changes in clients’ conditions and report observations and concerns


About you:

You are passionate about what you do and want to make a difference in the lives of our residents/clients, to support them to live life to their potential
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Certificate III in individual support or equivalent
  • Have previous experience within the aged care sector 
  • Thrive in a team and also appreciate the one to one interactions
  • Committed to being part of a workplace culture based on the BEST way of life (Believe, Excel, Support and Trust)
  • A current Working With Children’s Check/Registration to Work with Vulnerable People is essential
  • Have full Australian working rights and are able to pass a national police clearance
  • Are willing to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church

About Us:

At UA we promote and support our people to be their BEST, give their BEST and help our community live their BEST, this is underpinned by our values and customer promise.

  • Be a part of a values based organisation
  • Join one of Tasmania’s leading aged care providers in one of the fastest growing industries
  • Work in your local community and make a difference to the lives of our residents
  • Career pathways, education and training opportunities
  • Benefits including salary packaging
  • A mandatory annual Flu shot is provided/required

Our story:

At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,700 staff and 600 volunteer staff are committed to high quality services and care.

 

 

Selection Criteria
  • Essential : Are you willing to meet the requirement for a mandatory annual flu vaccination?
  • Essential : Do you have a Certificate III in individual support?
  • Essential : What does working within the ethos (values) of the Uniting Church mean to you?
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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