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Reference Number 12175
Position Title Personal Care Worker - Community & In House
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Hummingbird House
Location Hummingbird House K-ESS
Classification Care & Support Employees EA - CSE Care Employee Level 4
Hours per Fortnight 45
Position Summary

Personal Carer Worker - Community and In House

Humming bird House

 

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years’ experience in caring for our community, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity.

 

Hummingbird House is Queensland's only children's hospice and provides short break stays, family support services, creative therapies, and care at the end of life for children with life limiting conditions and their families. 

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Personal Care Workers to work within Hummingbird House and in the community providing care and support to children and young adults with a life limiting condition. Under the broad direction of the Clinical Manager, Hummingbird House, the Personal Care Worker is responsible for providing holistic care and support to guests in care and their families.

This position will support the Clinical team to achieve the best outcome for guests of Hummingbird House The successful applicants will be experienced in working with people who have complex needs and require 1:1 care support. Experience within community care, enteral feeding, hoisting, and medication administration would be an advantage. The applicant will have exceptional and compassionate communication skills and have good availability and flexibility to cover shifts.

 

How to Apply:

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

 For more information, please address queries to Kelly Oldham and send to reception@hummingbirdhouse.wmq.org.au 

 

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’. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity and are a preferred employer for older workers. Wesley Mission Queensland has been recognised as a GOLD Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia for our strong commitment to embedding the Mental Health First Aid program into our organisation. 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 enhance remuneration.

 

 

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Align one’s workplace behaviour in accordance with the Principles, Values and Mission of the organisation.
Essential: Deliver holistic care and support to guests and families in the both the child’s own home and within the hospice, following relevant care plans and under the supervision of the Clinical team.
Essential: Participate in activities with guests as required and outlined by relevant practitioners.
Essential: Deliver care which is family centred, evidence based and meets all statutory requirements.
Essential: Support guests with all aspects of daily living, including but not restricted to, personal care, associated light domestic duties and social/community participation.
Essential: Provide guests with a physically and emotionally secure environment and promote their physical, intellectual, emotional, social, cultural and spiritual well being.
Essential: Act promptly should any changes to a guest’s condition be observed, seeking advice from the relevant clinical staff as appropriate.
Contact Person Kelly Oldham
Contact Number (07) 3621 4364
Contact Email reception@hummingbirdhouse.wmq.org.au
Closing Date 18/12/2020
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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.