Care Service Employee | Uniting Gerringong
Location: Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Company: Uniting NSW & ACT
At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront injustice. Our focus is always on the people we serve, no matter where they are at in their life.
About the opportunity
Uniting is seeking experienced Care Service Employees to work at Uniting Gerringong on a casual basis. This role is central to our person-centred approach promise which ensures we are enhancing the physical, mental and social wellbeing of our residents. You will be part of a collaborative team to ensure our residents are receiving the best care possible.
Key responsibilities may include:
- Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents
- Supervising daily hygiene
- Assisting and supporting residents with medication, utilising medication compliance aids, simple wound dressing, etc.
- Assist with meals and feeding
- Recognise, report and respond appropriately to changes in condition of residents.
- Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification
- Current First Aid Certificate
- Certified in Medication Administration
Skills & experience
- Previous experience in aged or community care
- Great communication and customer service skills
- Availability to work all shifts, including night shifts
- Ability to work collaboratively within a team as well as the confidence to work independently
- Great organisation and time management skills
Benefits & culture
Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices.
Uniting offers the opportunity for:
- Ongoing training & development
- Career development opportunities
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.