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Personal Care Attendant

Health & Medical
Mackay, Queensland
AUD 45 - 124 / Hourly
Casual
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Personal Care Assistant | Immediate Start

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About Workforce Extensions


Workforce Extensions is Australia's leading locally owned and operated labour hire network. Established in 1997 our organisation has expanded to more than 25 offices across Australia. 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 an 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.

About the role


Join our valued and highly rewarded team of casually on-hired nurses and care staff in delivering superior care outcomes for patients, family and staff in Australia's leading health and aged care organisations.

Our clients (Aged Care facilities in Mackay) have numerous shifts to fill on a fortnightly rostering basis as well as last minute call in shifts.

Duties


PCA's who join are team will be expected to provide:

  • Manual handling
  • Superior personal care
  • Feeding
  • Domestic support
  • Medication administration (competency dependant)
  • Bowel management
  • Hoist transfers
  • 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
  • Kitchen, laundry or housekeeping skills are highly regarded.

Skills & Experience


Successful applicants will possess the following:

  • Demonstrate a willingness to provide exceptional person-centred care and support to residents
  • 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 with excellent time management skills.

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:

  • Support from our talented clinical 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 to choose from
  • An exceptional pay rate in return for your hard work

How to Apply


Click APPLY or contact us 0740197754 for a confidential discussion about the role. For more information about us please refer to our website: www.workext.com.au/fnq-health

Reference: 200346973_1716851881
Office location: FNQ Health
Posted on: 18-06-2024
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