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Home Care Worker - Aged Care

Advertiser: RSL Lifecare2.9512 out of 53.0 overall rating (41 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
30 Jun 2020
Location
ACT
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

About RSL LifeCare

RSL LifeCare is a leader in senior living, providing high quality retirement villages, aged care homes (nursing homes) and personal home care throughout NSW, ACT and Qld.  Proudly serving Australia for over 100 years, RSL LifeCare is a successful and growing not-for profit organisation which began as a haven for war veterans and today is open to all Australians.

Our vision is one of "Continuing in the ANZAC spirit" by developing supportive, dynamic retirement living communities and providing award-winning, innovative and personalised care for our clients and residents. We are passionate about supporting our residents and clients to live fulfilling lives and enable their sense of wellbeing and independence.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has become available for Home Care specialists to provide home care services in and around Canberra. We are looking for staff members who have flexible hours and ability to work weekends.

About You

The ideal candidates for this role are passionate about delivering outstanding care and service to our clients, in a dignified and safe manner while being considerate of their cultural needs. You will be well organised and an exceptional communicator who thrives in a fast paced although highly rewarding environment. 

Selection Criteria

The essential selection criteria for the role includes:

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • A current Australian Driver's Licence and your own reliable, registered and comprehensively insured vehicle (petrol allowance provided)
  • National Police Clearance Check
  • The ability to take initiative, to problem-solve, be flexible and adapt to changing needs.
  • The ability to use a smart phone (i.e. mobile phone with touch screen, internet, and email) and basic computer skills.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Desirable selection criteria for the role includes:

  • Experience in caring for the aged within a residential setting or community care service
  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) or working towards this, or a Bachelor of Nursing student
  • Flexible positive attitude and genuine interest in Aged Care
  • The ability to work independently and to accept a level of responsibility.

We offer:

If you are looking for an opportunity to pursue your passion, apply your skills and initiative and make a difference, you could benefit from:

  • Internal and external learning and development opportunities
  • A supportive work culture, committed to keeping you safe and secure
  • Our employee assistance program providing counselling services
  • Eligibility for our recognition program and celebration of service
  • Annual flu vaccinations and Hepatitis B vaccination
  • A chance to join an organisation that strives to make a genuine positive difference to our clients, our people and the community.

As part of the application process you will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check, a current flu vaccination and must hold valid Australian work rights/ visa.

To apply

To apply, please select "Apply Now". 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?

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