Direct Care Attendant - Casual Pool (Mount Pleasant Hospital)


: Open to Everyone

Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Mount Pleasant Hospital
Salary: WHA-4 $27.41 - $27.72 per hour + 25% casual loading - Casual , working over a 7 day roster

Working under limited supervision, you will assist in the care and supervision of aged care clients of the Residential Care Home in Mount Pleasant. This will include providing assistance with bathing, showering, personal hygiene, dressing and grooming of residents, along with toileting and continence management. You will help with feeding residents and maintain their mobility/dexterity through transferring and lifting, including the use of mechanical aides. You will also undertake bed making, cleaning of equipment, aids, utensils in work area (including personal possessions), and distribute clean laundry and personal attire. Providing input into resident assessment and recording general observations, you will help to identify diversional therapy needs of individuals and groups, and complete routine documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You will have completed the AQF Certificate III relevant to the position and have experience working with aged care clients. Demonstrating the ability to perform under limited direction, you will work well within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Along with a commitment to maintaining resident confidentiality, you will display empathy towards the elderly and be willing to develop a positive rapport with residents and their families.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening. Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA). For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 773450 773450 - Direct Care Attendant - Casual Pool (Mount Pleasant Hospital) JCS+PCA+Carer+Aged+

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Mount Pleasant, SA, AU