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Reference Number 15940
Position Title Multiskilled Carer | Afternoons | Kununurra
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Attractive rate of pay, $27.61 per hour (plus relevant shift penalties)
  • Access to Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Permanent part time role working afternoon shift 3pm - 7.30pm 
  • Employment within a growing sector 

We are currently seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Multiskilled Carer to work at our Juniper Gerdewoonem facility, located in Kununurra. Juniper Gerdewoonem which opened in 2018 delivers high quality residential accommodation and care services to older Western Australians. Comprising of 30 beds and skilfully purpose built for the region, Gerdewoonem aims to meet the needs of the community in a culturally appropriate manner, utilising local knowledge and the experience Juniper has acquired as a leading aged care provider for more than sixty years.

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.  

On offer for the successful candidate will be a part time position working afternoon shifts 3pm - 7.30pm. Additional hours and shifts available to cover planned and unplanned leave.

Key Responsibilities of this role: 

  • Providing assistance to residents with personal hygiene tasks including; bathing, dental hygiene, dressing, grooming, toileting and continence hygiene needs
  • Supporting the maintenance or restoration of residents' independence by providing assistance in the use of mobility aids
  • Responding to residents' care needs and emergency procedures, determining need for emergency care and informing the Manager, RN or EN as soon as possible
  • Maintaining effective communication in the workplace, according to Juniper policy, by completing all documentation using iCare to the required standard 
  • Assisting 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)
  • Be able to demonstrate empathy with elderly residents
  • Understanding of the ACFI documentation (desirable)
  • Knowledge of current manual handling procedures (desirable)

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 are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date. 


Selection Criteria Essential: Did you have the 2020 Flu Vaccination and are you willing to obtain a new one in 2021?
Essential: This position is based in the Kimberley town of Kununurra, approximately 3,200kms from Perth. Do you currently live in Kununurra?
Essential: This position covers the 3pm - 7.30pm shift. Please advise what days of the week you are available to work this shift.
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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