Personal Carer

Position Details

Reference Number

Position Title
Personal Carer

Employment Type
Permanent Part Time

North Queensland

Townsville Integrated Service

Enterprise agreement
Care & Support Services - Care Employee Level 3

Roles Available

Hours per fortnight

Position Summary

Blue Care are inviting applications from experienced Personal Carer's to deliver Community Care to our clients in Townsville!

  • Permanent Part Time (40 hrs p/fortnight)
  • Townsville Community Care
  • $23.42 p/hour + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging

Your role: As a Personal Carer, you'll deliver individualised support to your clients living in the community. You'll provide services that promote their independence, enhancing their quality of life and empowering them to spend time doing what matters!

With no two days ever the same, you'll spend your time on the road, completing your scheduled visits, interacting one-on-one with clients and their loved ones within their homes. You'll provide:
  • In home services such as personal care, daily living activities including showering, personal hygiene, food preparation and domestic cleaning.
  • Support to participate in community based recreational and social activities
  • Transportation and assistance with shopping and appointments

We'll look after you too: 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.
  • Clear career pathways and support for development
  • Training and workshops to support you to get there
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts
  • Values-led culture, where we emphasise work-life balance

Your skills and experience: You'll be passionate about making a difference and bringing empathy and compassion to your client's lives. You'll be driven to improve their independence and well-being, attentively providing the support outlined in their care plan.

You'll be a well-organised, self-starter with a willingness to adapt to changing priorities within your week and work independently to achieve your daily plan. You'll present with:
  • Certificate III Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain
  • Experience with technology incl. smartphones, tablets, laptops etc
  • QLD Driver's License and roadworthy registered vehicle
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies.

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 5 April 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 have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
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: Do you hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Assistance, Home and Community Care or Disabilities?
Desirable: Do you hold a current Australian Drivers Licence and have access to a roadworthy vehicle that is insured for work purposes?
Desirable: Do you hold a current First Aid and CPR Certificate â€" or the willingness to obtain?
Desirable: Are you available for both Morning and Evening shifts?

Contact Person
Amanda Walker

Contact Number

Alternate Contact Person
Jasmine Gibson

Alternate Contact Number

Closing Date

Position Description
Personal Carer (Community).doc

Application Guide
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Advertiser details

  • UnitingCare Queensland

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Job Details

Country Australia
Location Townsville & Northern QLD, Regional QLD
Profession Community Jobs / Support Workers
Worktype Part Time
Date Posted 15/05/2019
Expiry Date 14/06/2019
Reference Number 33329