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Reference Number 12053
Position Title Personal Care Worker
Employment Type Casual
Department Hopewell Hospice
Location Hopewell Hospice K-ESS
Classification Health Professionals & Support Services Award 2010 - HPS Support Services Level 2
Hours per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Personal Care Worker

 

About the Company

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, allied health and disability  with more than 50 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year.  As a not for profit organisation, everything we do is for purpose and not profit.  All funds that we receive are invested back into our community services and programs, which provide vital assistance to people throughout Queensland.

Wesley Mission Queensland welcomed Hopewell Hospice Inc and Paradise Kids under its banner of community services in September 2018. Hopewell Hospice has a long and proud history providing quality of life care for terminally ill people and their families and we are honoured to contribute to their important work.

To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au                                

 

About the Role

Hopewell Hospice provides excellence in Hospice and Palliative Care in a peaceful home-style environment. We are looking for dedicated personal carers to fill casual positions available for AM, PM and Overnight shifts across a 7 day roster.

 

Key Duties Include

·         Personal Care

·         Assistance with meals

·         Light Domestic Duties

·         Social/Community participation

·         Social activities

·         Carer support

 

Skills and Experience

·         Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent/relevant qualification

·         Current First aid Certificate or willingness to obtain

·         Demonstrated ability to provide excellent and flexible holistic care to a variety of customers

·         Accurate record keeping and sound computer skills with the Microsoft suite of applications.

·         Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the principles and practices of privacy, confidentiality and professional boundaries in relation to all customers and staff.

·         Comprehensively insured Motor Vehicle, Current Driver's Licence and willingness to drive and use own vehicle (if required) in the course of work

 

Benefits

Salary sacrificing

Income Protection

Product Discounts

Travel Discounts

Access to discounted holiday units

Flexible working hours

Working alongside people who love what they do

 

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 Kelly Olsen kolsen@wmq.org.au

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 potentially enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent/relevant qualifications
Essential: Full working rights in Australia
Desirable: Current First aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
Contact Person Kelly OLSEN
Contact Number
Contact Email kolsen@wmq.org.au
Closing Date 22/09/2020
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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.