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Reference Number 15478
Position Title Multiskilled Carer | Full Time | Kununurra (Remote WA)
Employment Type Full Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • $26.86 - $27.20 per hour + penalty rates when applicable
  • Generous salary Packaging options of $15,900 p/a
  • Travel expenses/reimbursement up to $750 for relocation*
  • Subsidised accommodation available @ $20 per night*
  • 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 Juniper Gerdewoonem facility, located in Kununurra. Juniper Gerdewoonem which opened in June 2018, delivers high quality residential accommodation and care services designed to provide a full continuum of care to older Western Australians. Comprising of 40 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 partner with residents, enabling them to fulfil their daily living, social and emotional needs.

On offer for the successful candidate will be a permanent full time 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) 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.

 

Selection Criteria Essential: This position is based in the Kimberley town of Kununurra, approximately 3,200kms from Perth. Do you currently live in Kununurra or are you happy to relocate?
Essential: Have you had or are you willing to have the 2020 Flu Vaccination?
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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