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Personal Care Assistant - Aboriginal And Tsi

Job Type
Full Time
4 Jun 2021
Personal Care Assistant - Aboriginal and TSI Bowen Hills, Brisbane/en-US/SVHA_SVHA/job/Bowen-Hills-Brisbane/Personal-Care-Assistant---Aboriginal-and-TSI_JR116463/apply Job Description: Personal Care Assistant (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) * Guaranteed contract hours for Part-Time positions * Immediate Start, QLD Locations * Flexibility to work across various shifts (morning, afternoon and night) We are looking for enthusiastic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Personal Care Assistants to fill Permanent Part-Time positions at our Queensland Facilities. (See below for locations) As a Personal Care Assistant, you will be rewarded each day by caring for our residents and making a positive contribution to their daily lives. This is a busy, varied role where you will provide assistance to our residents to ensure that they are supported by services and activities that are centred around their needs. At St Vincent#39;s we understand work/life balance is important and there is the flexibility to work across various shifts (mornings, afternoons and nights). Rosters are planned a fortnight in advance but you can set your availability on the Emprevo App to allow your managers to know of your availability to pick up extra shifts when they become available. Successful applicants will share a genuine desire to care and assist consumers with a strong person-centred care focus and will need to demonstrate: * Previous experience in a similar role; * Certificate III in Individual Support / Certificate III Aged Care or similar qualification essential; * Ability to use computerised clinical management software such as Autumn Care; * Ability to follow directives as per care plan; * An ability to work within a multidisciplinary team; * An understanding of Aged Care and resident rights and responsibilities; * Current flu vaccination and National Police Certificate (within the last 6 months). * An NDIS Worker Screening Check may be a requirement of this role As a valued employee of St Vincents Care Services we can offer you: * Salary packaging options including an Everyday Purchases Card on a Visa Debit Card - it#39;s the easiest way to salary package your living expenses; * Opportunity to work for the nations largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, with a rapidly growing and progressive vision; * A friendly team environment with a great community care spirit; * Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service; * No cost uniforms and training; * Free annual Flu vaccination; and * Employee Assistance Program for staff and their families. * Access to Fitness Passport (FP) St Vincents Care Services (SVCS) is a leading Catholic provider of Aged Care Services in Australia. SVCS offers quality residential, community and independent living services through more than 20 facilities and locations in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. St Vincents has been providing health care in Australia for more than 155 years. The legacy entrusted to us by the Sisters of Charity and their Founder, Mary Aikenhead continues to inspire the service provided to our residents in a caring, friendly atmosphere, underpinned by our values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence. At St Vincents we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employees. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicant who can demonstrate that they meet the essential position criteria will automatically proceed to interview. For further information, visit or get in contact with Edward Solien - St Vincent#39;s National Human Resources and Indigenous Programs Specialist at Edward.Solien#64; Interested? Apply today! or if you have further queries, contact our Recruitment Team at svcs.recrutiment#64; Please note that you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to be eligible for this role. SVCS considers that being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent is a genuine occupational qualification under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed. St Vincents Health Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians of this land and pays respect to their important role as holders of knowledge. QLD Locations: * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Arundel nestled amongst parklands and only minutes to the beach located on the Gold Coast. It is neighboured by Biggera Waters, which is located directly across the Broadwater from the famous Gold Coast Spit. Our 50 bed facility is only 8km away from Southport, the central business district of the Gold Coast and one of the citys largest communities. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Bardon (historically known as St Pauls Villa) features a 84 bed contemporary, state-of-the-art residential aged care and independent living community. In a tranquil bushland setting in a quiet street, it is hard to believe the Brisbane CBD is just five kilometres away. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Boondall (known locally as Viridian at Boondall) offers residents a relaxing and comfortable retirement lifestyle in Brisbanes northern suburbs. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Carseldine (historically known as Holy Spirit Home) our 189 bed facility offers residents a supportive and welcoming environment, with Residential Living aged care, Independent Living and Community Living services all available at the same location. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Enoggera is a relaxed and friendly independent living community, featuring self-contained, architect-designed units, just eight kilometres from the CBD. Residents enjoy privacy and maintenance free living, plus the added comfort and security of on-site care and support. With beautifully landscaped gardens, the village is also within walking distance of public transport, local parklands, and medical and community facilities. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Gympie is located in the Wide Bay-Burnett district, about 160km north of Brisbane and 80km north of Maroochydore. Our 30 bed facility provides residents with exceptional care with the added benefit of beautifully landscaped gardens, extensive verandahs, and sweeping views of Gympie and the Cooloola Shire countryside. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Kangaroo Point (locally known as Marycrest and Lilian Cooper) offers progressive care in a stimulating and caring environment, where staff ensure residents feel welcome, valued and safe. The facility has earned a wonderful reputation as a place where elderly residents are cared for with respect and compassion. Our 137 bed facility is co-located with St Vincents Private Hospital Brisbane near the iconic Story Bridge, and overlooks the meandering Brisbane River and the city skyline. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Maroochydore is located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, which is ideally located within walking distance of restaurants and boutiques along Duporth Avenue, the Sunshine Plaza shopping centre, the Maroochy RSL, Maroochydore Rotary Park, and the Maroochy River. Our 130 bed facility is a modern, lifestyle-oriented aged care service located in a master-planned community precinct on Queenslands famed Sunshine Coast. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Mitchelton (historically known as St Josephs Villa , Madonna Villa and Oxford Park) offers an enviable retirement lifestyle within a quiet, leafy suburb less than 10 kilometres from Brisbanes CBD. Our 176 bed facility s set high on a hill, the carefully restored former monastery at St Vincents Care Services Mitchelton is a prominent landmark. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Southport (historically known as Villa La Salle) provides an enviable retirement lifestyle, with the added benefit of residential living, independent living and community living services all available within the same, relaxed coastal location. Our 94 bed facility lies in the heart of the central business district of the Gold Coast. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Toowoomba (historically known as Lourdes Home for the Aged) our 162 bed facility features peaceful landscaped gardens and offers a range of comfortable accommodation options. * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Brisbane Community Living * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Gold Coast Community Living * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Sunshine Coast Community * St Vincent#39;s Care Services Toowoomba Community Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist: Review the following documents: Personal Care Worker / Personal Care Employee / Personal Care Assistant - Position Description Contact Details: Indigenous Recruitment Team | Alternate Contact: SVCS Recruitment Team | Closing Date: 20 May :59pm Reconciliation Action Plan: At St Vincent#39;s we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. For further information, visit or get in contact at indigenouscareers#64; View Reconciliation Action Plan Code of Conduct: View Code of Conduct Posted 4 Days AgoPart timeJR116463 St Vincents Health Australia has been providing health care in Australia for 160 years, since our first hospital was established in Sydney in 1857 by the Sisters of Charity. Today, St Vincents Health Australia is the nations largest not-for-profit health and aged care provider. We operate six public hospitals..... click apply for full job details
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  • Job Reference: 299719736-2
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2021
  • Employer: St Vincent S Health Australia
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: NDIS
  • Job Type: Full Time