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Personal Care Assistant


Employer: Mercy Health
Work Type/s: Casual, Part Time
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 03 October, 2019.
Applications close: 24 October, 2019. (Expired)

  • Expressions of interest sought for casual and upcoming permanent part time shifts
  • Work at one or more of our Residential Aged Care sites
  • Are you passionate about giving residents their best day possible each and every day?

About the role:

We are seeking expressions of interest for Personal Care Assistants on a permanent part time or casual engagement.

We are looking for PCAs to work at one or more of our sites in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. Sites are based in Dandenong / Lynbrook / Springvale / Mordialloc / Sandringham / Edithvale / Mentone.

As a PCA at Mercy Health, you will provide quality resident-focused care utilising a person-centred approach and in accordance with care plans, Aged Care Standards and policies/procedures of Mercy Health. You will provide accurate and timely documentation relevant to resident care.

About you:

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate in a team environment and report/document in line with requirements
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care

About us:

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 8,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

What we offer:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than 'just a job.' At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

These benefits include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Well being programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

How to apply for this job

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