Personal Carer


Largs Bay, SA

Posted 10/23/2019

  • Dynamic not-for-profit organisation
  • Part Time (various shifts available)
  • Experience required

About us

For 50 years, Southern Cross Care has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to our community. We're guided by our compassionate, capable, collaborative and creative values, and we want people who share these values to join our team.

About the role

Right now we are looking for qualified and dedicated Personal Carers to join our Residential Care team at The Philip Kennedy Centre, Largs Bay.

Working collaboratively with our nursing team, you will provide high-quality personal care to our residents based on their individual needs. This includes assisting them with daily life tasks, personal care and mobility.

You will work with your colleagues to develop and deliver person-centered care plans that focus on healthy and active ageing, and maximizing quality of life for each and every resident.

For further details regarding the scope of the role, please refer to the attached position description.

About you

With a Certificate III (or better) in Individual Support / Aged Care you will use your effective communication skills to work well as part of a team. At least six months previous experience working with older people is essential while experience in working with people with dementia will be highly regarded.

Equally comfortable with direction and autonomy, you will display initiative, integrity and a strong work ethic plus impressive organisational and relationship-building skills.

All Southern Cross Care employees also require a current National Police Certificate for the Purpose of Aged Care.

About this opportunity

This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation and help create a better future for you and your community.

You will enjoy flexible shifts and working arrangements, exceptional learning and development opportunities, and salary packaging benefits that will help you to maximize your take-home pay. You will also be working with a friendly and inclusive team that genuinely cares about you.

With our organisation growing to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our community, there’s never been a better time to join the Southern Cross Care team.

For questions or enquiries about this role please contact Catherine Willoughby on 8242 0122. 

Applications close: 6 November 2019

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