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Personal Carer and Support Worker Tarcoola Tara Job at Western Downs Regional Council
Personal Carer & Support Worker (Tarcoola, Tara)
Permanent Part Time
Tarcoola Aged Care Facility, Tara
A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.
The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.
Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.
Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.
About the Role
Based at the Tarcoola Aged Care Facility, in Tara, you will provide holistic, safe, effective and quality care and services to residents, responding to their varied needs with empathy and respect.
Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, you will:
provide quality care to residents with activities of daily living, hygiene, dressing, grooming, mobility as required;
assist with cleaning duties in the laundry; and
assist with food-preparation, serving and hygiene in the kitchen.
To be a successful applicant, you will have:
a Certificate III in Community Services (Aged Care Work) OR be able to demonstrate equivalent related experience and be willing to complete the relevant Certificate;
a dedication towards delivering high quality service in residential care, meal handling, cleanliness and cleaning;
compassion, empathy, patience and respect for residents, colleagues and visitors;
an acceptable standard of verbal and written communication skills; and
strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
What we offer:
Relocation Assistance may be considered for the successful applicant
Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation, Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
Access to Corporate Health Plan
Health & Wellbeing program
Living in the Western Downs
WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Questionnaire (see below). Please upload your completed questionnaire in the qualifications section at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position.
Applications close at 5.00pm AEST on Thursday 22 October 2020.
The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and/or a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.
Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.
Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.
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Western Downs Regional Council
Western Downs Regional Council (WDRC) is a dynamic organisation committed to providing outstanding service to the local community. Everything we do is underpinned by our positive culture which includes being a future focused organisation that cares about its people and their safety whilst striving to make a real difference to our community.
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