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Reference Number 14224
Position Title Multiskilled Carers | Albany
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region South
Site Juniper Korumup
Position Summary

What’s on Offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, minimum $26.46 per hour for this position plus penalty rates as applicable
  • Access to Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Opportunity to be part of the founding team in a newly built state of the art facility
  • Grow your aged care career with a well-regarded employer

Located in the City of Albany in Western Australia's Great Southern Region, Juniper Korumup will deliver 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. 

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.

The expected start date for these roles will be mid-May. As we are in the process of building a team we require Multiskilled Carers for all shifts. When applying, please take the time to indicate your availability for morning, afternoon and/or night shifts throughout the week. 

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Providing assistance to residents with personal hygiene as needed, including; bathing, dental hygiene, dressing, grooming and continence
  • Supporting the maintenance or restoration of each residents' independence by providing support with the use of mobility aids and movement
  • Responding to each residents' care needs in a respectful manner that encourages them to make choices and express  preferences.
  • 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: Can you please describe your availability to work AM, PM and Night shifts throughout the week?
Essential: How much experience do you have in your role? Less than 6 months / More than 6 months / 12 months or more / 2 years or more?
Essential: How many hours of work per week are you looking for?
Contact Person Megan Hayes
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Alternate Contact Person Gail Marley
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