Personal Carer

Position Details

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Position Title
Personal Carer

Employment Type

North Queensland

Cairns Community Care

Enterprise agreement
Care & Support Services - Care Employee Level 3

Roles Available

Position Summary

Employment Status: Casual
Location: Cairns Community Care
Classification: Personal Carer, Community
Remuneration Value: $23.42 p/h (FTE $46,278) + 9.5% Super + Leave Loading + 25% casual loading

BlueCare is currently looking for Personal Carers to join our community care team based in Cairns.

Your Role:

As a Personal Carer working for BlueCare, you'll deliver holistic personalised care and support to our clients in the community. You will be required to provide in home care services that maintain and promote the independence of our clients, enhance their quality of life and empower them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life. You'll be resilient, passionate about making a difference and bring a level of compassion to your client's needs.

Your duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
  • Supporting clients with in home services such as personal care, daily living activities including showering, personal hygiene, food preparation and domestic cleaning.
  • You'll be required to encourage our clients to participate in their community through support with recreational and social activities.
  • You'll also provide social support, such as transportation and assistance with shopping and attending appointments.

We'll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. As the largest provider of Aged and Community services in QLD, Blue Care offers the unique opportunity to advance your career from Coomera to Katherine and almost everywhere in between. We offer:
  • Salary packaging to pay benefits and living expenses from pre-tax income
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts
  • Ongoing learning and development, training and workshops
  • Clearly defined career pathways and support for internal development
  • Values-led culture, where we emphasise a healthy work-life balance

You'll Demonstrate
  • Certificate III Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support
  • Experience with technology incl. smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops PCs desired, but not essential.
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate (or willing to obtain)
  • QLD Driver Licence and roadworthy registered vehicle

Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by 22 May 2019.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria
Essential: Do you hold a current Qld Open Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Assistance, Home and Community Care or Disabilities?
Essential: Do you have a current First Aid and CPR certificate?
Essential: Do you have a Yellow Exemption Card?
Essential: Do you have a road worthy, registered vehicle to drive to and from clients homes?
Essential: If you are successful for this role, you may be required to undergo a series of pre-employment checks, that may include your Right to Work in Australia, Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and a Health Screening Questionnaire. Do you consent to this?
Desirable: Are you willing to travel to support other Blue Care services within this region / catchment area?
Desirable: Have you worked for Blue Care previously?
Desirable: How did you hear about this role?
Essential: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?

Contact Person
Carissa Fogg

Contact Number

Alternate Contact Person
Nancy Farrell

Alternate Contact Number

Closing Date

Position Description
Position Description - Personal Carer (Cairns Community) Casual.doc

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Advertiser details

  • UnitingCare Queensland

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Job Details

Country Australia
Location Cairns & Far North, Regional QLD
Profession Community Jobs / Support Workers
Worktype Casual
Date Posted 15/05/2019
Expiry Date 14/06/2019
Reference Number 33281