Care Worker – Garden Suburb

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Location:
Newcastle and Hunter
Closing:
June 7, 2024
  • Permanent Part Time x 3 vacancies
  • Offering up to full time hours
  • Paying higher rates than competitors

About our facility

Nestled on the edge of a serene bushland reserve in the Lake Macquarie region of NSW, Uniting Garden Suburb is peaceful and welcoming aged care home. With 3 separate households, each with between 25–30 residents. This includes a secure household for people living with dementia or mental health illness. Your Uniting Homemaker ensures that the community is thriving and doing things that are meaningful and enjoyable.

What you’ll be doing in this role

We are seeking to fill 3 permanent part time positions (can offer up to full time hours) for experienced aged care workers for PM shifts.  

Our Uniting Household Model of care empowers our residential care teams with freedom to support our residents in ways that help them maintain a sense of meaning and purpose in their day. As a Carer in a household, you’ll provide care, companionship, and emotional support to residents to help support their independence and improve their quality of life. 

Your care work may include:

  • Providing daily living assistance with showering, personal hygiene, dressing, help at mealtimes and with general mobility
  • Assisting with medication and simple wound dressings
  • Laundry and cleaning and
  • Supporting residents in community-based recreational and social activities.

Who we’re looking for

  • You must have a minimum of 12 months recent aged care experience and qualifications.
  • You’ll be adaptable, empathetic, and resourceful and be able to live Uniting’s everyday values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold.

What we offer you 

  • Maximum allowable salary packaging to pay less tax (additional $18,550 tax-free plus regional benefits plus parking) 
  • A range of shifts to suit your lifestyle 
  • A commitment to offer opportunities to grow your career  
  • Discounts and cash backs programs with major retailers 
  • Wellbeing programs including confidential employee assistance program available to you and your family members 

Click here to find out more about our great benefits: Benefits of working at Uniting 

We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.

About Uniting Aged Care

Uniting is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of aged care in Australia. Each year, we support more than 7,000 residents in over 70 aged care homes throughout NSW and the ACT. We actively advocate for the right of every senior to age in comfort and dignity, wherever and however they live. We value diversity and always welcome everyone, exactly as they are.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • Other pre-employment screenings

 How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Quick Apply’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

 

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June 7, 2024
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