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Reference Number 11966
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 - Cooper House 


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 &


Looking for a caring and compassionate person to join our team at Cooper House. Experience is essential to continue providing the best possible care to residents living at Cooper House. The role is a permanent part time position with a minimum of 16 hours per fortnight. Looking for staff that are available to work across all shifts including night shift when needed. You will be joining a team who works under the Eden Philosophy of care and ensuring our residents are living their best lives. We are a fully registered Eden Alternative home with 58 residents. 


Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Build positive relationships with care recipients, families and colleagues.
  2. Positively contribute to the warmth and welcoming culture of the Home.
  3. Align one's workplace behaviour with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission
    Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.
  4. Work as part of a team to provide catering, cleaning and personal care in a neighbourhood/community like
    environment for care recipients.
  5. Assist care recipients to attain and maintain their optimum degree of independence, dignity, privacy and
    quality of life.
  6. Report information about the care recipient's care and wellbeing to the Registered Nurse/Clinical
    Nurse/Facility Manager.
  7. Recognise health and environmental hazards and be proactive in corrective action, and complete all
    allocated Workplace Health and Safety training.
  8. Contribute to the assessment of care recipients including documentation, for example ACFI documentation.
  9. Share your ideas about ways to improve our services.
  10. 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 administration at Cooper House on 07-3621 4568. 


Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

Working alongside people who love what they do
Above Award pay

Salary Packaging
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.  WMQ values diversity and employee well-being and fosters an environment that acknowledges the different perspectives and capabilities of our workers. 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 Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Dianne BURGESS
Contact Number (07) 3621 4568
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Vivianne Jones
Alternate Contact Number (07) 3621 4568
Closing Date 21/07/2020
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.