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Reference Number 15498
Position Title Multiskilled Carer | Night Shift | Geraldton
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region COAST
Site Juniper Hillcrest
Position Summary

 What's on offer:

  • Attractive hourly rate of $27.61 plus night shift penalties
  • Salary Packaging options of $15,900 p/a
  • Permanent part-time role
  • 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 Hillcrest aged care home, located in Geraldton. Hillcrest is an 80 bed residential aged care facility in the beautiful coastal town of Geraldton, approximately 400km's north of Perth. 

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 part-time position, working approx. 45-60 hours per fortnight on night shifts. These night shifts will be consecutive and actual days can be negotiated. 

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 role requires you to work 3 or 4 consecutive night shifts per week, what days are you available?
Essential: This position is based in Geraldton, 5 hours north of Perth. Do you currently live in Geraldton or a nearby area?
Essential: Have you had the 2020 Flu Vaccination or are you willing to obtain it prior to commencing with Juniper?
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Chanelle Barker
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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