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Reference Number 11896
Position Title Personal Carer
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Cooper House Aged Care Community
Location Cooper House K-ESS
Classification Blue Care / WMQ Care & Support Employees Enterprise Agreement 2013 - CSE Care Employee Level 3
Hours per Fortnight 16
Position Summary

Personal Carer

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see

Cooper House is looking for an enthusiastic team member to join our team. Minimum 16 hours per fortnight and must be available to work all shifts including mornings, afternoons and night shifts. We are a fully registered Eden Alternative home and expect that our staff will adopt the 7 domains of well being when ensuring residents are living their best lives.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Build positive relationships with care recipients, families and colleagues.
  • Positively contribute to the warmth and welcoming culture of the Home.
  • Align one's workplace behaviour with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission
    Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Work as part of a team to provide catering, cleaning and personal care in a neighbourhood/community like
    environment for care recipients.
  • Assist care recipients to attain and maintain their optimum degree of independence, dignity, privacy and
    quality of life.
  • Report information about the care recipient's care and wellbeing to the Registered Nurse/Clinical
    Nurse/Facility Manager.
  • Recognise health and environmental hazards and be proactive in corrective action, and complete all
    allocated Workplace Health and Safety training.
  • Contribute to the assessment of care recipients including documentation, for example ACFI documentation.
  • Share your ideas about ways to improve our services.
  • Put the Eden Domains of wellbeing into practice. 

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date.

For more information please contact Dianne Burgess via email at 


Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland:

 Working alongside people who love what they do

Above Award pay


Income Protection

Product Discounts

Travel Discounts

Access to discounted holiday units

Employee Assistance Program


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.



Essential Requirements Desirable: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Dianne BURGESS
Contact Number (07) 3621 4567
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Vivianne Jones
Alternate Contact Number (07) 3621 4568
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 27/03/2020
Position Description
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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.