Careers at Retire Australia
Care Services Worker - Glengara Care

Location:
Glengara Village  
Employment Type:
CA - Casual  
Department:
Manager - Care (Glengara Care Apartments)

RetireAustralia is the largest private owner and operator of Retirement Villages in Australia. Our purpose is to serve our residents and customers and be the best retirement community owner, operator and care services provider for older Australians. RetireAustralia currently operates a portfolio of 27 established villages throughout New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.

About the Role

We are seeking expressions of interest from Care Services Workers who are looking for an opportunity to help us build the foundation of our team at our newly constructed Glengara Care Apartments. The roles will be on a casual basis with night shifts required. The Glengara Care Apartments are located close to the beachside and surrounded by lush bushland. We have developed the Care Apartments and tailored our services to accommodate the needs of our residents.

In this role, you will report to the Care Manager and provide support services to our residents to ensure they receive effective care that is in line with our Values. Other duties in this role will include:

  • Continence management, dressing and personal grooming, mobility support and medication management;
  • Maintaining a clean environment for residents in our care, including common areas and amenities;
  • Assisting in the management and control of emergencies relating to wellbeing of residents, staff and visitors;
  • Ensuring documentation standards are achieved in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

About you

You will have a compassionate nature and be approachable. It will be important to have the ability to easily establish rapport with people and build a strong relationship. In the role, you will enjoy working autonomously but still be an active team member. Demonstrated experience in a similar role within aged or community care will be essential. A Cert III in Individual Support (including medication management unit of competency) or equivalent and current drivers licence will be required.

Please ‘apply’ if you are looking for a role that is rewarding and will improve the lives of others. 

We will be closed for the Christmas period from 23 December 2019 - 6 January 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted after this time period.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo medical and background checking. The successful applicant must also possess unlimited working rights in Australia.