Position Details
Reference Number 12947
Position Title Personal Care Attendant
Employment Type Casual
Entity UnitingSA
Location UnitingSA Aged Care Faciliities
Award Classification Aged Care Award 2010 - Aged care employee Level 4
Travel Requirements No requirements
Position Summary
  • Casual positions available
  • Salary packaging benefits (tax-free not-for-profit)

ABOUT UNITINGSA

We turn our values into actions

UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation all about respect, compassion and justice. With a long and proud history of building stronger communities, our can-do attitude is dedicated to supporting South Australians.

Established in 1919, we now help over 10,000 people every year. More than 1,000 employees and volunteers deliver a diverse range of programs across aged care, community, disability, mental health, child development and employment. Every aspect of what we do is unified by determination, a respect for everyone’s unique worth and a passion for empowering people.

Together we seek opportunities to enliven communities, enrich lives and improve the wellbeing of our residents that live in our six facilities spread throughout Metropolitan Adelaide.

We strive to stand alongside every individual and face the world as one.

A Meaninful Life

UnitingSA stands for more than health and personal care. We believe in the resident’s happiness and holistic wellbeing — our team of professionals provide opportunities for the residents to build on their physical, emotional and spiritual health with a focus on positive and meaningful experiences. The value and importance of the resident’s lives led to the development of the meaningful life model, an approach that has transformed the way we care and provide support.

About the opportunity:

As the Personal Care Attendant, you will be responsible for providing quality personal, social and emotional care and support to our Residents and their representatives in accordance with UnitngSA’s values. Successful applicants must have a Certificate III in Individual Support/Aged Care or equivalent and a current Police Clearance.

The successful applicant must possess the following;

  • Have a genuine interest in and respect for the unique personality, history and values of our Residents
  • Display a relationship centred approach to care
  • Possess a compassionate, caring and supportive nature
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Provide five star customer service
  • Team player
  • Computer proficient

In return for your commitment to us and our Residents, we will provide you with flexibility, on the job training and excellent employment conditions.

OUR CULTURE AND BENEFITS:

A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service
  • Access to internal and external training opportunities and workplace mentoring
  • Specialised conferences for leadership development
  • Employee recognition awards

Applications Close:  30 June 2019**

**Please note this is an ongoing vacancy for our casual pool (hence the closing date is 30 June 2019).  We will regularly shortlist from the applications lodged and invite applicants to an assessment centre once positions beccome available.  You will be contacted by us within 7 days of submitting an application*

At UnitingSA we celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

Contact Person People & Culture
Contact Number 84402208
Closing Date 30/06/2019
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