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Personal Care Assistant

Health & Medical
AUD 38 - 62 / Hourly
Casual
Benefits: Exceptional pay rates $$
Start: ASAP
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About Us

Workforce Extensions Lakewood Health an Australian owned and operated company that is based in the Southeast of Melbourne. Our team is committed and focused to constantly provides best quality of service, strives to deliver excellent customer service, and promotes friendly environment. Workforce Extensions specialises in providing locally sourced, highly skilled health and aged care staff to leading healthcare organisations in either casual or permanent working arrangements.

As a PCA with Workforce Extensions, you will become a valued part of a dedicated and passionate team who believe in providing quality care to health facilities across Australia.

Work with us in Australia's leading aged care facilities across southeast Melbourne, Bayside, eastern suburbs, Melbourne CBD and the scenic Mornington Peninsula.

About the role

Join our valued and highly rewarded team of casually Care Staff in delivering superior care outcomes for patients, family and staff in Australia's leading health and aged care organisations

About the Role

  • Support residents who can't move on their own (manual handling)
  • Assist residents in their daily activities such as dressing, bathing, eating etc
  • Provide emotional support
  • Ensure residents to receive their medication on time (competency dependant)
  • Make a difference to residents in providing exemplary care
  • Work collaboratively within teams
  • Willingness to learn and interact with new people and systems
  • Strict adherence to facility and governmental accreditation standards

Skills & Experience

Successful applicants will possess the following:

  • Demonstrate a willingness to provide exceptional person-centred care and support to residents
  • Exceptional time management and customer service skills
  • Manual handling certificate
  • Value teamwork and collaboration
  • Exhibit a passion for making a different in the lives of residents
  • Aged care experience (highly regarded)
  • Cert III or IV in Aged Care or Individual Support (or similar) or be working towards nursing certification (must have completed either aged care/acute placement)
  • Current National Police Check
  • Current COVID-19 and Flu vaccinations
  • A positive "can-do" attitude
  • Kitchen, laundry or housekeeping skills are highly regarded.

Culture Statement

Workforce Extensions values and includes all our team members. Given our commitment to providing exceptional care to the wider community, we pride ourselves on respecting the diversity and experiences of the individuals that comprise our interconnected workforce. We encourage people of all backgrounds, cultures, ethnicities, gender expressions, religions, and abilities to apply for this role. People enjoy working in our team as we promote the advancement and engagement of a diverse workforce, celebrating the individuality of each of our staff members and residents alike with a genuine appreciation for the communities we serve.

Benefits

In return you will receive:

  • An exceptional pay rate in return for your hard work
  • Support from our talented team as you develop your skills and learning
  • Opportunities to determine your own career path with one of our valued clients transitioning from a casual to permanent role
  • Development of your learning and skills with exposure to a variety of facilities, tasks, and care arrangements
  • A work/life balance with our flexible hours and locations to choose from
  • Access to our unique staff benefit program with discounts to major retailers across Australia.

How to Apply

Click APPLY or contact us on (03) 8791 1900 for a confidential discussion about the role. For more information about us please refer to our website: www.workext.com.au/lakewoodhealth/

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Please note, due to high volume of applications only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Reference: 200324444_1704429353
Office location: Lakewood Health
Posted on: 27-02-2024
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  • Benefits: Exceptional pay rates $$
  • Start: ASAP
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