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  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsCanberra & ACT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 03 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019
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Care Service Employee

The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsCanberra & ACT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 03 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us:

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

We are seeking a dedicated and professional Care Service Employee for our Mountain View Aged Care Centre, a warm and inviting aged care centre that offers all levels of care including short term respite care. The Centre is located just minutes away from public transport, central Canberra, Manuka and local health services. In the role of Care Service Employee, you will build strong, positive relationships with our residents and be responsible for the delivery of personal care and assistance to meet individual needs. The role is to deliver a homely and loving environment by providing care with compassion, integrity and dignity.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army
  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care and current First Aid Certificate
  • Understanding of WHS and infection control principles
  • An understanding of residents' changing care needs and how this translates in ACFI reviews
  • Computer literacy and experience with documentation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to work a variety of shifts

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

If you require further information about the role, please contact Katrina Cubit on 02 6295 1044.

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