Internal Vacancies

Personal Care Attendant

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Work type: Casual
Location: Melbourne, Inner West, Inner North, Inner East, Inner South, Northern Suburbs
Categories: Aged and Disability Support, Community Development

The Brotherhood of St Laurence's Personal Care Attendants provide support to older persons to allow them to remain their own homes. 

You will be supporting clients with

  • Daily living activities such as personal care and dressing
  • Social outings, shopping and transport to appointments
  • Meal preparation and cleaning

The required skills and experience are

  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Home & Community Care or Disability Support
  • Experience working with aged, disabled or people living with dementia
  • Knowledge of Safe food handling
  • Ability to work to recommended guidelines without supervision
  • Excellent communication with a diverse range of people maintaining privacy and confidentiality
  • Ability to effectively manage your time and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence and reliable roadworthy vehicle with valid registration and comprehensive insurance

You will be working with a supportive team that will offer you ongoing personal and professional development. 

Initially you will be employed on a casual basis with the possibility of converting to permanent part time for the right applicant. The hourly rate is $25.90 per hour plus casual loading and superannuation. Attractive salary package provisions is available to increase take home pay.

For further information about the role phone Sandy Zhou on (03) 8781 4207

Closing date: 20 October 2019 – please apply promptly as interviews may commence prior to closing date. 

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks applicants will be subject to the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration. 

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation.  Applicants should be aware that, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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