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Reference Number 15638
Position Title Multiskilled Carer | Full Time | Derby
Employment Type Full Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Derby
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • $27.26 - 27.61 per hour plus penalty rates when applicable
  • Salary Packaging options of $15,900 p/a
  • Minimum 75 hours per fortnight
  • Staff accomodation @ $20 per night*
  • Travel costs up to $750 for relocation*
  • Join a forward thinking, large aged care organisation

We are currently seeking to recruit a compassionate, flexible and suitably experienced Multiskilled Carer to work at our Numbala Nunga and Ngamang Bawoona facilities, located in the Kimberley town of Derby (approx. 2500km from Perth). Numbala Nunga and Ngamang Bawoona provide care for up to 43 residents in an enabling and culturally appropriate manner.

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 partner with residents, enabling them to fulfil their daily living, social and emotional needs.

On offer for the successful candidate will be a permanent position, working 75 hours per fortnight across a variety of shifts.

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 (desirable)
  • elevant experience working in aged care (desirable)
  • A kind, caring and compassionate approach to providing care (essential)
  • Current First Aid Certificate (desirable)
  • An understanding of aging and dementia
  • 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 will be commencing the screening and shortlisting process immediately 

Selection Criteria Essential: Please advise your availability to start in a new role with Juniper (i.e. immediate, 1 week, 2 weeks etc.)
Essential: Have you had or are you willing to obtain the 2020 Flu Vaccination?
Essential: Do you live in the Kimberley region of WA? If not how many weeks notice will you require to relocate?
Essential: Juniper offers subsidised accommodation for $20 per night in Derby. Will you be relocating on your own or with a family?
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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