Careers at the Brotherhood

Personal Care Attendant

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Work type: Permanent Part-Time
Location: Northern Suburbs
Categories: Aged and Disability Support, Other

  • Permanent Part Time/ Casual Personal Care Attendants required
  • Are you passionate in making a difference?
  • Positions available Reservoir, Heidelberg and Greensborough

About the Role

Brotherhood Home Care (BHC) Office located in Sunshine are looking for professional Personal Care Attendants on a Part Time/Casual basis. Bring your PCA skills and experience to support our clients living with their daily living requirements. 

The BHC team is focused on your safety and will provide you with a comprehensive induction and ongoing training including PPE and infection control in accordance with DHHS advise.

Your days will never be repetitive, you will be assisting clients with: shopping, cooking, transporting, social activities and personal care to ensure they can continue comfortably living at home. You will have experience working with clients with dementia or disabilities and understand how to work with our elderly clients.

Skills and experience:

  • Minimum of Certificate III in one of the following areas, individual Support, Aged Care, Home & Community care, Disability or above.
  • First aid certificate and current CPR
  • Must have current Victorian Drivers Licence and reliable roadworthy motor vehicle with valid registration and insurance
  • Must have minimum availability requirement of 4 full weekdays per week and flexible availability                
  • Bilingual language speaking abilities (Italian or Greek preferred)
  • Experience and understanding of elder people, people living with dementia and disabilities and the aging process
  • Experience and knowledge of safe food handling practices, hygiene, cleaning and cooking techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to build and maintain rapport with people diverse background
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy in line with legislation
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively as part of team to achieve outcomes
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, prioritise, plan workload and meet deadlines

This is a position and with flexible hours, based in the Reservoir, Heidelberg and Greensborough area. You will be part of a supportive team with buddy shifts and ongoing support, and a competitive salary and salary sacrifice options. 

Salary Range: $49,428.08 - $52,518.96 (pro-rata per annum) based on skills and experience. Salary sacrifice is also available to increase your take home pay!

For further discussion about the role, please contact Sandy Zhou on 0491 695 535.

To view a copy of the position description please click here. 

Closing Date: Monday 26th Oct 2020 - Please Note: Interviews may commence prior to the closing date - please apply immediately

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation

 

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