Westmeadows,

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*Designated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only role*

Seeking a suitably qualified PCA/ECA to join our team at a newly opened aged care facility. Candidates must have a desire to help the elderly, and prior experience working in the aged care or similar sector with relevant qualifications. ALL candidates must be willing to undergo and successfully pass a National Police Check. Experience working with palliative care or dementia patients is highly regarded but not essential. The successful candidate must be reliable and willing to commence immediately.

Essential Requirements:

  • Able to take direction, outcome focused
  • Reliability and honesty
  • Able to negotiate and participate in problem identification and solutions and avoid conflict
  • Ability to remain calm and focused when faced with difficult situations
  • Able to manage own time to achieve key outcomes of the role
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances in the workplace
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with a diverse, multicultural workforce and client base
  • Able to review own schedule to manage priorities and the changing needs of residents
  • Able to identify and seek appropriate support and guidance when required
  • Commitment to working in accordance with organisation values and Code of Conduct

Essential Qualifications:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care, or
  • Certificate II in Aged Care and 2 years’ experience in aged care, or
  • Undergoing a traineeship in Certificate III in Aged Care
  • At least 3 years working as an unqualified PCA/ECA in a closely related field, or
  • Working towards a qualification in nursing
  • *MUST pass a National Police Check*

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provision of quality resident care as per the individual resident care plan
  • Documentation of resident outcomes clearly and as per organisation procedures
  • Recognize changes in a residents’ health status and report appropriately
  • Adhere to all the relevant workplace safety laws and regulations
  • Ensuring the workplace is a safe one for self and colleagues
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of the service
  • Work cooperatively with colleagues and adhere to organisation HR policies in relation to employee relations
  • Comply with legislation, regulations and codes in the workplace relating to the role
  • Workplace Health & Safety Responsibilities

Key Tasks:

  • Following the care plan, work to a planned schedule under the direction of a registered nurse
  • Record resident outcomes into the appropriate organisation records
  • Participate in the continuous improvement cycle at the home
  • Build relationships with families and other agencies/stakeholders with the goal of improving life for residents in care
  • Report workplace risks to management
  • Report resident risks to management

More information

To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume to vtec@megt.com.au

Additional Information

Own car required:

No

Licence required:

No

Working with children certification required:

No

Police check required:

No

Designated Indigenous and Torres Strait only role:

Yes

Designated for people with a disability only:

No
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