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Position

Personal Care Attendant - Lochiel House (2 positions minimum 15 hours per fortnight each)

Applications Close 10th March 2021


Personal Care Assistant- Lochiel House

2 positions minimum 15 hours per fortnight each

 

Orbost Regional Health is seeking expressions of interest from suitable qualified personal care attendants to undertake the above roles. The successful applicant(s) will be required to work day and night shifts, weekends and public holidays. Extra shifts above contract may be rostered or on ‘call in’ basis. Applicants must have some flexibility to pick up shifts at short notice.

Brief outline of Position including Job Responsibilities:

Successful applicants will be responsible for providing home-like, person-centred care in a safe and secure environment for residents of Lochiel House. Candidates should have previous experience in personal care and a demonstrated commitment to aged care, have basic computer knowledge and skills, an understanding of OH&S issues relating to this position, have a friendly and helpful manner, be able to work as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility and commitment.

It will also be advantageous if applicants have sound knowledge of quality improvement process, experience working with or knowledge of dementia management and an understanding of harm minimisation for residents such as falls prevention.

Required Qualifications:

·        Certificate III or IV in Personal Care

For further information, contact Beck Downey, Lochiel House Team leader on Ext: 46613 or email: rebecca.downey@orh.com.au

If you are interested in applying for the position of Personal Care Attendant Lochiel House please download the appropriate position description and application form below or contact the Human Resources Department (03) 5154 6651; email: humanresources@orh.com.au   You must address the key selection criteria when preparing your application.

Position Description

Employment Application Form 

Contact Beck Downey on 51546613 for further information on this position

Your application MUST include the following:

·           A completed Employment Application Form.

·           A letter of introduction with your full name, address and contact details, job title as listed in the advertisement and addressing the key selection criteria as set out in the position description.

·           A copy of your current curriculum vitae including qualifications, professional affiliations, registrations, employment history, a copy of your driver's licence and the names and contact details of at least three current/recent professional referees.

 

·           Certified copies of any qualifications and additional supporting documentation. 

Closing date for applications: 10th March 2021 

Orbost Regional Health values:  Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence and Community

ORH is an equal employment opportunity employer. We strive for an inclusive working environment for employees from a variety of backgrounds. We welcome applications from Aboriginal people, workers of all ages, people with disability, people who identify as LGBTI and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.