Personal Support Worker


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  • Arcare

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Reference Number 17895 Position Title Personal Support Worker Employment Type Casual Organisation Unit Arcare Townsville Location Arcare Townsville Weekly Divisor (hours) Position Summary

Casual Personal Support Workers

Location: Arcare Caboolture, 51-57 Manley Street, Caboolture, QLD, 4510

Available for a ASAP start

Reference #17895

Closing Date: 31/05/2019

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 desirable - 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
  • Experience in Aged Care is desirable
  • 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 (or equivalent)
Desirable: 1 Year Experience in Aged Care is desirable
Desirable: Be relationship centred approach to care and supervision
Desirable: Strong leadership and excellent communication displaying a high level of interpersonal skills Contact Person Brooke Arbon Contact Number Closing Date 31/05/2019 Position Description Personal Support Worker.pdf


Job Details

Country Australia
Location Townsville & Northern QLD, Regional QLD
Profession Community Jobs / Support Workers
Worktype Casual
Date Posted 23/05/2019
Expiry Date 31/05/2019
Reference Number 17895