Personal Carer

Lutheran Community Care

Brisbane City, QLD

Posted 1/16/2019

About us:

Lutheran Services is a not-for-profit organisation that has been serving the people and communities of Queensland since 1935. We provide quality, contemporary care and support for people of all backgrounds, at more than 20 locations throughout Queensland.

Our dedicated workforce of nearly 1500 makes a difference to the lives of many people every day. They bring our vision to life – helping those we serve to pursue the lives they hope for, and enabling the communities we are part of to thrive.

As a member of the Lutheran Services team, you will enjoy a great work-life balance, generous benefits, flexible arrangements and ongoing opportunities for professional development and career progression.

Tabeel Aged Care in Laidley offers a quiet country life in the Lockyer Valley. Offering a mix of single, shared and single private en-suite rooms in an open and friendly Aged Care community, Tabeel is known for its award-winning, colourful gardens and its comfortable, home-like environment.

Let’s talk about the role:

You will provide quality care that enhances and promotes the quality of life for individuals, ensuring that the care provided is current best practice.

Our Personal Carers must be available to work a variety of shifts including mornings, afternoons, nights and weekends.

As an exceptional and compassionate Personal Carer you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and promoting a therapeutic environment for the management of the aged care customers according to the Aged Care Standards and best practice.
  • Collecting and reporting data and completing assessments to assist with the formation of nursing care plans and funding submissions for each resident.
  • Functioning and accepting responsibility for own practice in accordance with legislation and common law affecting nursing practice.
  • Applying concepts of continuous improvement.
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships within the service and also members of the external health care team.

Now let’s talk about you:

As our ideal candidate, you will posses a Certificate III (or higher) in Aged Care or Community Services. You will hold an Australian driver’s licence and will maintain a positive national police clearance.

You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to form lasting connections with our residents and their families. You will be passionate about caring for the elderly and committed to providing our residents with the highest standards of care. You will have experience working as a Personal Carer in Residential Aged Care and will understand the importance of delivering exceptional holistic resident care.

What we can offer you:

As well as working for an organisation that genuinely cares, we also offer a competitive salary and access to $15,900pa in salary packaging options. You will also have access to significant discounts across a number of areas including private health insurance, gym membership, holiday and travel discounts, home appliances and IT discounts and car rental.

To apply for the role, please attach your resume, complete the application form and the questions below. For a copy of the position description please click here.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

http://www.iwmjobs.com.au/job/11586572