• Full Time
  • Cummins

SA Health

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Cummins
  • Salary $1,061.60 – $1,095.80 per week – Ongoing Full Time – WHA3/WHA4
  • More than one position available.

Please note that this position is multi-classed as either a WHA3 or WHA4 and classification will be determined by qualifications and experience.

The Aged Care Worker will assist in providing a qualitative care, direct client service to residents of Miroma Place Hostel.

The Aged Care Worker will contribute to the provision of a qualitative care for residents by providing assistance with bathing, showering, personal hygiene, dressing and grooming of residents, along with toileting and continence management. He/she will help with feeding residents and maintain their mobility/dexterity through transferring and lifting, including the use of mechanical aides. You will also be required to assist with making of beds, cleaning of equipment and aids (including utensils and personal possessions) in a designated work area and distribute clean laundry and personal attire.  They will provide input into resident assessment and recording general observations and help to identify diversional therapy needs of individuals and/or groups and complete routine documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures.

The successful application will work within a multi-disciplinary team and will be required to undertake training and maintain their skills and knowledge applicable to the role.  Working at WHA4 level will also require a Completed AQF Certificate III relevant to the position.  The opportunity exist to make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community.

Being part of Eyre and Far North Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.