Care Service Employee (Casual)


Job Description:

Do you want to participate in creating the best team possible whilst making a positive difference to the lives of our consumers? You can do this as a team member within St Vincent’s Care Services and become part of an iconic name within the growth sector of Aged Care.

An exciting immediate opportunity currently exists for a Care Service Employee to join the casual pool at our Heathcote facility. Casual care workers are required to relieve for annual and sick leave as necessary and ideally you will be available to work across all shifts, 7 days per week.

As a Care Service Employee you will be focused on improving the lives of all our consumers, by caring and supporting them in their daily lives. This is a busy, varied role where you will provide care and support with daily activities, including grooming, showering, mobility, meals, toileting, social activities, etc.

Successful applicants will share a genuine desire to care and assist residents with a strong person centred care focus and will need to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a similar role;
  • Certificate III in Individual Support / Certificate III Aged Care or similar qualification essential;
  • Ability to use computerised clinical management software such as Autumn Care;
  • An ability to provide personal care that is consistent with the mission and philosophy of our organisation;
  • Ability to follow directives as per care plan;
  • An ability to work within a multidisciplinary team;
  • An understanding of Aged Care and consumers rights and responsibilities;
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills.

As a valued employee of St Vincent’s Care Services – Heathcote we can offer you:

  • Invitation to SVCS Inaugural Yearly Awards Night
  • Salary packaging options including an Everyday Purchases Card on a Visa Debit Card - it's the easiest way to salary package your living expenses.
  • Opportunity to work for the nation’s largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, with a rapidly growing and progressive vision;
  • A friendly team environment with a great community care spirit;
  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service;
  • No cost uniforms and training.

SVCS is a leading not-for-profit Catholic provider of Aged Care Services in Australia. SVCS offers quality residential, community and independent living services through 20 facilities and locations in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. St Vincent’s has been providing health care in Australia for more than 155 years. The legacy entrusted to us by the Sisters of Charity and their Founder, Mary Aikenhead continues to inspire the service provided to our residents in a caring, friendly atmosphere, underpinned by our values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

You will be required to hold and maintain a National Criminal History Check at your own expense or be eligible to receive one prior to commencing.

We are committed to equal employment opportunities, ethical practices and the principles of cultural diversity and also promote a smoke free work environment.

At SVCS we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of SVHA’s Commitment to the federal government employment parity initiative we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our National Human Resources and Indigenous Programs Specialist, Edward Solien on (07) 3435 7***

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:
Review the following documents:

JR111489_Care Services Employee PD.pdf

Contact Details:
Helen Rice, SVCS HR Recruitment, **********@svha.org.auAlternate Contact:
John Kemsley, Facility Manager, ************@svha.org.auClosing Date:
10 May 2020 11:59pmReconciliation Action Plan:

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