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Care Assistant - Community Care - Part Time Term Appointment

Sunshine Coast

Closing date: 22 February
Reference number: OZ2019-58-4419
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Do you have a passion for assisting people to remain independent in the Community? We’re looking for a Care Assistant to join our team at our Sunshine Coast Community Care Branch.

Your Role
As a care assistant you’ll be looking after the most important people in our organisation - our clients.

Your tasks will include:

  • Providing the very best care and support to clients in line with their personalised care plans
  • Assisting clients to develop skills to encourage their independence
  • Attending to clients’ personal care needs, including showering, dressing and other daily activities
  • Assisting clients with their medication requirements
  • Working as part of the care team, using a holistic approach, to look at every aspect of our clients’ care

Your Attributes
We’re looking for a person who has what it takes to make a difference in our clients’ lives.

You have:

  • A warm and caring nature
  • The willingness to go the extra mile
  • A positive attitude towards health and wellbeing
  • The flexibility to work a varied roster

How You’ll Benefit
You’ll become part of the Ozcare family, and in addition to the training and support that you would expect, you will also receive:

  • Optional salary packaging, meal entertainment cards, and novated leases
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Uniform and laundry allowance

Role Requirements

  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care or Home & Community Care
  • Current Queensland Driver’s Licence and reliable source of transport (vehicle to be Registered, Insured with Comprehensive Insurance and maintained in a Roadworthy state)
  • Good computer & mobile device skills
  • Current National Police Check, prior to commencement
    https://afpnationalpolicechecks.converga.com.au/
  • First aid and CPR certificates, required within one month of commencement
  • Where applicable, Disability Services Queensland screening and Working with Children Check will also be required

About Us:
Ozcare is a leading not-for-profit organisation with 20 years’ experience in delivering aged care, disability care, nursing, health and community support services. Our commitment is to provide clients with the highest standard of care. We proudly deliver more than 320 services to 15,000 clients, with the support of 3,000 staff and 350 volunteers.

If you would like more information, or have questions, please contact Jennifer Coomer on (07) 5413 8460.

Next steps:

Please note that 'apply online' is not recommended for tablets and mobiles, as you will need to attach your resume to apply.


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