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Reference Number 14672
Position Title Multiskilled Carer | Part-time | Albany
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region South
Site Juniper Korumup
Position Summary

 What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, minimum $26.86 per hour plus penalty rates when applicable
  • Salary Packaging options of $15,900 p/a
  • Join a forward thinking, large aged care organisation

Located in the City of Albany in Western Australia's Great Southern Region, Juniper Korumup delivers high quality residential accommodation and care services designed to provide a full continuum of care. Juniper Korumup comprises of 100 beds and has been skilfully purpose built for the community.

We are keen to employ Multiskilled Carers who have a genuine desire to ensure our residents live their best life. Juniper is striving to best meet the needs of residents. In response to the new Aged Care Quality Standards, we are implementing a Culture of Care in which staff partner with residents to enable and empower them to live the lives they want. 

The purpose of this role will be to provide person centred care to our residents to improve their quality of life whilst adhering to Juniper's core values, policies and procedures. You will be required to assist our residents in daily living tasks and help them to maintain their independence and dignity. A caring nature is vital for this position. As you support daily living in your role of Multiskilled Carer with Juniper, you will be encouraged to respect each resident’s right to make decisions about their care and lifestyle. For example, residents may choose when they will get up, where and when they have their meals, when they shower and the activities of interest they will engage in.

Key Responsibilities of this role: 

  • Provide assistance to residents with their hygiene needs including; bathing, dental hygiene, dressing, grooming and personal care.
  • Support the maintenance or restoration of residents' independence by providing assistance to engage in activities of interest and use mobility aids where required.
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation and report information to relevant Nursing, Allied Health and Management as required.
  • Maintain effective communication in the workplace, being respectful, open to change and kind in your approach. 
  • Assist residents with the administration of correct medication in accordance with Juniper policies

 The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (or equivalent / Cert III Aged Care) or relevant experience in the industry.
  • Current First Aid Certificate (desirable)
  • An understanding of aging and dementia
  • Understanding of ACFI documentation (desirable)
  • Experience working within a person centred, enabling environment

 

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages and cultures are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Unfortunately, our busy Recruitment Team cannot spare the time required to give full attention to the large volume of calls we receive following advertising. Please be assured that we value your application. You will receive confirmation via email only that it has been received successfully.

 

Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
Contact Number (08) 6151 6831
Alternate Contact Person Fran Rafferty
Alternate Contact Number
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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