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Reference Number 11090
Position Title Care Worker
Employment Type Casual
Department CCP Gympie
Location Brisbane North CCP K-ESS
Classification Care & Support Employees EA - CSE Care Employee Level 3
Hours 0
Position Summary

Care Workers - Brisbane Northside

 

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.

 

WMQ’s Community Care Program is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Care Workers to join their team on a casual basis (with the view of becoming permanent). We require full availability with flexibility to work shifts between 6:00am - 9:00pm. The successful applicants will be able to work with minimum supervision and be adaptable within their availability.

 

This role is primarily responsible for providing quality care services to clients in their own homes in accordance with their care plan. 

Key Responsibilities Include: 

  • Personal care (showering/dressing)
  • Continence management
  • Assistance with meals
  • Domestic duties (cleaning)
  • Shopping
  • Assistance with transport for medical appointments
  • Social activities
  • Carer support
  • In home respite care and access to other services and any other tasks as stated in the care plan. 

 

As this role requires travelling to client premises, a current Australian Drivers Licence and willingness to travel in the course of work is essential. Car and fuel provisions may be provided where appropriate.  The ability to be able to use your own car to transport clients would be advantageous. Your vehicle needs to be registered and comprehensively insured with a clause covering work use. Your vehicle also needs to be suitable to transport clients i.e. no 4WD's.

 

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  For more information, please contact Gillian Davidson on 07 3621 2044.

 

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.  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 enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: 1. Comprehensively insured Motor Vehicle, Current Driver’s Licence and willingness to drive and use own vehicle (if required) in the course of work.
Essential: 2. Relevant probity checks required by legislation and WMQ policy.
Essential: 3. Certificate III in the field of Aged Care, Disability or Mental Health or equivalent/relevant qualifications.
Essential: 4. Demonstrated ability to provide excellent, flexible and holistic care to a variety of customers with varying needs.
Essential: 5. Demonstrated understanding of the needs of and empathy towards older people and people with a disability.
Essential: 6. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with people on an individual basis ensuring that the highest quality care, support and customer service is provided.
Essential: 7. Demonstrated ability to provide high quality assistance with activities of daily living as stated in the care plan.
Essential: 8. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team to continually promote and provide excellent care and services to customers.
Essential: 9. Willingness to continue to learn new processes and skills and to maintain sound time management.
Essential: 10. Demonstrated ability to recognise and report health/environmental hazards and assist with corrective action.
Essential: 11. Demonstrated ability to report changes in a customer’s condition, needs or other relevant information to the customer’s case manager or coordinator.
Essential: 12. Ability and willingness to work in residences that contain household pets.
Essential: 13. Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the principles and practices of privacy, confidentiality and professional boundaries in relation to all customers and staff.
Contact Person Gillian Davidson
Contact Number (07) 3621 2044
Contact Email g.davidson@wmq.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.