Overview

  • Enjoy working with a small, independent, family owned and family run aged care home!
  • Enjoy a supportive and encouraging workplace environment with a flat structure and an open door policy!
  • Enjoy an attractive hourly rate from $24.50 – $25.48 (depending on skills and experience) PLUS super and more!

About Della Dale Aged Care
Della dale Aged Care is a small, family owned, 30-bed permanent residential aged care home. Della Dale caters for all levels of care ranging from needs that are low to those that are highly complex.

Della Dale believes in letting those in their care ‘Age in place’ and manages a range of medical and psychiatric issues, including dementia. The business has an inclusive flat structure and open door policy culture that starts from its people and has a direct impact on the quality of care provided to consumers.

About the Opportunity
Della Dale now has an exciting opportunity for Personal Care Assistants to join the team on a part-time basis in Ringwood, Vic. Reporting to the Registered Nurse or Emergency Nurse on duty you will be primarily responsible for assisting with personal care activities and lifestyle activities and programs, placing a high emphasis on not just care duties, but providing companionship.

More specifically, your day-to-day duties will include (but will not be limited to);

  • Assisting with personal duties such showering etc;
  • Administering medications to consumers;
  • Providing companionship and company to consumers; and
  • Following the directions of the EN or RN on duty;

About You
The successful applicant will have a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) in addition to the ability to administer medication and at least six months experience in a similar role. It is also essential that you already have or are at least booked in to have your first COVID vaccine before commencement of employment.

In addition, it is highly important that you are a courteous and honest individual who is willing to take on the responsibility of the role. You will also need to have a high level of patience and understanding in what can sometimes be a high pressure or stressful environment. This high level of patience and understanding goes hand in hand with well developed communication skills, allowing you to effectively work with fellow staff and consumers. It is important to consider that applicants who can speak either Greek, Italian or French will be at a distinct advantage, however this is not an essential requirement.

Candidates should also have knowledge of the following areas;

  • ACFI documentation
  • Serious Incident Reporting Scheme (SIRS)
  • Basic OH&S principles
  • Basic infection control principles

About the Benefits
The successful applicant will enjoy being able to care for those in need in a diverse and inclusive family environment where everyone is welcome. You will also benefit from the opportunity to advance your career and learn under EN’s & RN’s if you are a nursing student or interested in considering nursing as a vocation! It is also important to note that the centre is easily accessible by public transport!

In recognition of your hard work and dedication, you will also be rewarded with an attractive hourly rate PLUS super and more!

 

Don’t miss out on this Personal Care Assistant Opportunity in a truly inclusive and supportive environment! – Apply Now!

Closing Date for Applications: 18 Oct 2021

About Della Dale Aged Care

Della dale Aged Care is a small, family owned, 30-bed permanent residential aged care home. Della Dale caters for all levels of care ranging from needs that are low to those that are highly complex.

Della Dale believes in letting those in their care 'Age in place' and manages a range of medical and psychiatric issues, including dementia. The business has an inclusive flat structure and open door policy culture that starts from its people and has a direct impact on the quality of care provided to consumers.