• Part Time

Website Southern Cross Care

About this Job

At Southern Cross Care (WA) we help people live extraordinary lives every day, connected to communities. As a provider delivering care, support and accommodation for West Australians in greatest need, our purpose is clear, and our passion is strong.

Southern Cross Care (WA) is a place where you can have an extraordinary impact, make an extraordinary difference, and be appreciated for extraordinary contributions.

We hope you will join us and become one of the people who make Southern Cross Care (WA) an extraordinary place to be.

 

 

About the role and where you will be working:

As a Carer, you’ll be playing an important role assisting residents with their daily activities such as showering & getting dressed. We want them feel safe, and at home in our facilities.

We’re a tight knit team at each of our facilities, and this goes a long way to ensure that we can manage our busy schedules, whilst sharing some laughs and banter.

Located a short drive away from Cable Beach, Germanus Kent House is a state of the art facility that provides continuous support to 55 residents.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain continuity of care by reading and following care plans.
  • Complete domestic duties as required.
  • Communicate resident care needs to the supervisors on a daily basis.
  • Contribute in creating a safe and friendly environment for all our residents.
  • Show compassion & exercise patience.

 

About you:

Currently working or volunteering in the community and wanting different hours?

Or have you recently completed studies and are ready to start a new career in the aged care sector?

You’re comfortable working on your own & in a team environment and enjoy spending time with elderly people.

To be considered for this role, you’ll need:

  • A Certificate III in Aged Care/ Individual Care or similar
  • Initiative & the ability to effectively prioritise & multitask
  • Great communication skills (spoken & written)
  • Attention to detail for good record keeping

 

Working with us:

At Southern Cross Care (WA), we are committed to being an employer of choice. As well as providing a positive and supportive environment, we also offer the following benefits:

  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options of up to $15,900 for general living expenses and $2,650 for entertainment benefits.
  • Corporate Health Insurance with HBF
  • Free employee assistance program
  • A diverse range of services which allows professional development and growth
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual leave starting at 4 weeks
  • Carers/personal leave
  • Service Awards for long standing employees
  • Flexible working environment

 

How to apply:

To express your interest, please apply with an up-to-date resume, and a cover letter outlining your experience / suitability.

Kindly note, if your application progresses to an interview, we’ll be asking for:

  • National Police Clearance – current within 6 months (or evidence of application)
  • Immunisation record (Flu & COVID19)
  • A completed pre-employment health questionnaire

 

Southern Cross Care (WA) is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We also acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work.

For more information on the services, we provide visit: scrosswa.org.au

About us:

Established over 50 years ago, Southern Cross Care (WA) is a purpose-driven, not-for-profit organisation contributing to social, health and economic development in WA. We do this by enabling the delivery of integrated services in our community for the increasingly complex health, care and accommodation needs of our aging population and those living with mental illness.

Our dedicated and passionate team of around 900 employees and 130 volunteers, deliver care and services to over 3000 West Australians across our residential, retirement village, mental health, community housing and home care portfolio.

Our promise to our clients, residents and each other is to enable extraordinary because we;

Listen, ActDo not give up, Work as one.

Southern Plus and Southern Cross Housing Ltd. are part of the Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. Group.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.