Overview

  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Gumeracha District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital 
  • Salary: $1,062.60 – $1,074.30 per week (Pro-rata) – WHA4
  • Multiple Perm P/T positions (various hours available), working over a 7 day roster

Working under limited supervision, you will assist in the care and supervision of residents of the Residential Care Home at Gumeracha. 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/or groups and complete routine documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures. 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.

For appointment at WHA4 level you will have completed AQF Certificate III relevant to the position. 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/disabled and be willing to develop a positive rapport with residents and their families.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

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).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 794570

 794570 – Direct Carer Permanent Gumeracha (multiple positions).pdf

 JCS+PCA+Carer+Aged+Care.pdf

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 794570

Closing Date for Applications: 19 August 2022
Name of Contact Person: Shelley Mackenzie
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8209 9200
shelley.mackenzie@sa.gov.au