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Reference Number 11899
Position Title Care Companion
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department John Wesley Gardens Aged Care Community
Location Geebung
Classification Blue Care / WMQ Care & Support Employees Enterprise Agreement 2013 - CSE Care Employee Level 3
Hours per Fortnight 16
Position Summary

Care Companion

 

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 www.wmq.org.au & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.

Care Companions will endeavour to meet the social, emotional and physical needs of the residents on a day to day basis.  This will involve developing meaningful relationships with residents and understanding and meeting their needs in relation to the seven domains of well-being – identity, growth, autonomy, security, connectedness, meaning and joy.  This will be achieved by developing reciprocal and caring relationships

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.
  2. Work as part of a team to provide high quality personal care, catering, cleaning and laundry delivery and daily living support in a home like environment for residents.
  3. Provision of medication assistance as trained and directed.
  4. Assist residents to attain and maintain their optimum degree of independence, dignity, privacy and quality of life.
  5. Assist residents with the pursuit of personal interests and activities to enhance quality of life such as meal enjoyment and involvement, gardening and outdoor enjoyment.
  6. Involvement in care planning, family meetings and GP visits as required.
  7. Contribute to the assessment process of clients/residents including documentation.
  8. Undertake the laundering and caring of resident's clothes, distribution of personal hygiene products and clothes labelling service.
  9. Be an active participant in continuous quality improvement environment.       
  10. Participate in Workplace Health and Safety, infection control and training as required.
  11. Undertake any other duties as directed by the JWG Manager or Clinical Advisor.

 

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 contact Amy Symons via email: johnwesleygardens@wmq.org.au or (07) 3151 6500

 

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 Amy SYMONS
Contact Number (07) 3151 6500
Contact Email johnwesleygardens@wmq.org.au
Closing Date 03/07/2020
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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.