Personal Support Worker


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Reference Number 17830 Position Title Personal Support Worker Employment Type Casual Organisation Unit Arcare Parkinson Location Arcare Parkinson - 2791 Beaudesert Road, Parkinson QLD 4115 Weekly Divisor (hours) Position Summary

Casual Personal Support Worker

Location: Arcare Parkinson, 20 Bufalino Street, Parkinson QLD 4115

Closing Date: 03.05.2019

Job Reference: 17830

About Arcare:

With our first aged care residence constructed in 1997, Arcare is the largest private residential aged care provider in Australia. We currently have 37 residences throughout Victoria, NSW and Queensland.

Beyond the luxurious surroundings of our residences, our residents are supported by our innovative relationships first approach to celebrating and supporting old age. This approach is driven by our Arcare values of Relationships, Uniqueness, Partnerships and Flexibility.

Arcare believes that care and support is shaped by the quality of the relationships and interactions between clients, families and employees. That's why we are committed to supporting and valuing the wellbeing and contribution of all those involved in the caring relationship.

About the opportunity:

We are looking for people who are flexible in their thinking and courageous in their actions. People with compassion and empathy, who understand that attitudes are contagious (and who have one worth sharing). People who can be themselves while upholding a high standard of behaviour. You will liaise with residents, families and medical professionals, and are encouraged to initiate and participate in innovative projects.

In return for your commitment to us and our residents, we will provide you with flexibility, on the job training and excellent employment conditions.

The Personal Support Worker is responsible for providing quality personal, social and emotional care and support to residents and their representatives in accordance with Arcare's Values.

Aged care experience is essential - Whilst you require a relevant qualification in Aged Care , we are looking for the right people to join us and build personally meaningful relationships with our residents, their families and your colleagues.

Successful applicants must have:
  • Certificate III in Aged Care or Individual Support
  • A minimum of 1 years' experience in Aged Care
  • Strong leadership and excellent communication displaying a high level of interpersonal skills
  • Possess a compassionate, caring and supportive nature
  • Be relationship centred approach to care and supervision
  • Have a genuine interest in and respect for the unique personality, history and values of our residents


If you would like to find out more about how you can become a part of the Arcare team visit our website - and follow the link to apply.

All applicants are required to undergo a National Police Record Check. Please note: Police check is required to be within 6 months of the issue date.

** Please note due to the high number of responses only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Selection Criteria Desirable: Certificate III in Aged Care or Individual Support
Desirable: A minimum of 1 years' experience in Aged Care
Desirable: Strong leadership and excellent communication displaying a high level of interpersonal skills
Desirable: Possess a compassionate, caring and supportive nature Contact Person Jamee Cook Contact Number Closing Date 03/05/2019 Position Description Personal Support Worker.pdf

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Job Details

Country Australia
Location CBD & Inner Suburbs, Brisbane
Profession Community Jobs / Support Workers
Worktype Casual
Date Posted 25/04/2019
Expiry Date 03/05/2019
Reference Number 17830