Personal Carer (Expressions of Interest) - Toowoomba
About the Role
You will provide quality care that enhances and promotes the quality of life for individuals, ensuring that the care provided is current best practice.
Our Personal Carers must be available to work a variety of shifts including mornings, afternoons, nights and weekends.
As an exceptional and compassionate Personal Carer you will be responsible for:
- Providing direct care to residents in accordance with individual care plans;
- Collecting data to assist with the formation of care plans and funding submissions;
- Documenting patient care accurately and objectively on iCare;
- Modifying practice to accommodate individuality of residents and involve them and their families in the delivery of care.
Critical to your success in this role will be the proven ability to demonstrate
- a high level of effective interpersonal and communication skills
- your ability to maintain confidentiality and impartiality
- respect and responsiveness to client needs
- a willingness to work with non-traditional approaches to service delivery for older people
In addition you will
- maintain a positive Federal police check and Australian driver’s licence
- possess a Certificate III (or higher) in Aged Care
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment medical prior to any offer of employment.
As well as working for an organisation that genuinely cares, we also offer access to significant discounts across a number of areas including private health insurance, gym membership, holiday and travel discounts, home appliances and IT discounts and car rental.
Salem Lutheran Aged Care, comprising services at two separate locations in North and South Toowoomba, provides a total of 143 residential places to older Australians including a 14 room specialist dementia unit with a focus on community living and involvement.
Lutheran Community Care (LCC) is a well-established and respected organisation whose employees provide services for seniors, young people, families, people with disabilities and mental health concerns.
As a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest all operating surpluses into continually improving our services and expanding our reach to more people in our communities.
We operate 18 services across urban and regional Queensland, employing more than 1,350 staff and drawing on the support of several hundred volunteers.
LCC sees its role as being to help our clients experience joy and hope in their lives to the greatest possible extent – irrespective of the challenges they face.
How to apply
To apply for this position, please complete answers to all below questions and attach your resume.
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