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Reference Number 11639
Position Title Personal Carer
Employment Type Casual
Department CCP Brisbane South
Location Brisbane South CCP K-ESS
Classification Care & Support Employees EA - CSE Care Employee Level 2
Hours 0
Position Summary

Care Worker

 

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) on the Southside of Brisbane. 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. 

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

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Charter, Values and Mission of the organisation.
  2. To work as part of a team to provide high quality care services and tasks as stated in the customer's care plan, and in accordance with WMQ's code of conduct and policies and procedures.
  3. To consult and/or give feedback to the appropriate Coordinator/Case Manager regarding each customer's changing needs or situations.
  4. To recognise and report health and environmental hazards in the customer's home – effecting customers, carers or the extended Team.  Further, to assist with corrective actions in consultation with the Coordinator.    
  5. To provide a customer focused service to customers and to work alongside their carer, families and others as outlined in the care plan and in accordance with WMQ Charter, code of conduct and policies and procedures.
  6. To record and submit daily tasks and timesheets accurately (i.e. in live time) via the ComCare system.
  7. To drive in a respectful, safe and professional manner in the course of duties ensuring any WMQ vehicles allocated are respected and maintained.
  8. To actively participate in performance management reviews, staff meetings, training, support visits and all continuous improvement initiatives.
  9. To be flexible and adaptable to changing schedules within your nominated hours.
  10. To work in accordance with the values and policies of Wesley Mission Queensland.  

 

Applications must include a Cover Letter and Resume 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 

 

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 wellbeing, 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.
Essential: Must have Full Comprehensive Insurance for vehicle
Essential: Must have Certificate III in the field of Aged Care, Disability or Mental Health or equivalent/relevant qualifications
Contact Person Kelly OLSEN
Contact Number (07) 3621 4532
Contact Email kolsen@wmq.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
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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.