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Care Assistant - Community Care - Casual

Miriam Vale Branch

Closing date: 24 August
Reference number: OZ2019-58-4803
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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 Miriam Vale Community Care Branch working in the Agnes Waters and Miriam Vale areas.

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 has been supporting Queenslanders for the past 23 years with a range of aged care, disability care, respite care, nursing, allied health and dementia advisory and support services. Our caring workforce of 3,000 staff and 400 volunteers, proudly serve nearly 30,000 clients from 35 locations across Queensland.

When applying for this position please quote reference number OZ2019-58-4803

If you would like more information, or have questions, please contact Eleanor Green on (07) 4937 4213.

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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