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Reference Number 14146
Position Title Multiskilled Carer | Part Time | Derby (Regional WA)
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Derby
Position Summary

What's on offer: 

  • $26.46-$26.80 per hour
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a - increase your take-home pay
  • Minimum 60 hours per fortnight
  • Staff accomodation @ $20 per night*
  • Travel costs up to $750 for relocation*

We are currently looking for an experienced and reliable Carer to work at Juniper's 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 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 is a permanent part-time position working 60 hours a fortnight across a variety of shifts as required by the facility.

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
  • 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 aged care documentation (desirable)
  • Knowledge of current manual handling procedures (desirable)

*Conditions Apply

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.

 

Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Chris Corder
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
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