Care Worker

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Location:
Newcastle and Hunter
Closing:
July 3, 2024
  • Higher hourly rates ($30.86) + super, loading & other NFP benefits
  • Up to 40 hours per fortnight, across all different shifts
  • Permanent Part time vacancies

About the service

Just a few kilometres from Newcastle’s CBD, Uniting Lindsay Gardens in Hamilton is a warm and welcoming aged care home with 3 separate households, each with 15–34 residents, including a Memory Support Unit for people living with dementia. 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 looking for casuals to work across all shifts, up to 40 hours per fortnight, however, there is a possibility of these positions becoming permanent part time for the right candidates.  As a Carer, you’ll provide care, companionship and emotional support to residents living in our aged care home, to help support their independence and improve their quality of life.

Your care work may include:

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

Who we’re looking for

  • Ideally, you’ll have a Certificate III/IV in Aged Care or Individual Support or an equivalent qualification. If you’re not currently qualified and would like to be, then we can help you get there.
  • You’ll have previous experience in aged or community care, or a passion to begin your career in aged care if you’re studying or have recently become qualified.
  • You’ll be adaptable, empathetic and resourceful, and be able to live Uniting’s everyday values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold.

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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July 3, 2024
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