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Personal Care Workers x10 - Alice Springs

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services
  • Job No: ARRCS304 
  • Location: Alice Springs

About the business

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, NDIS, School Nutrition and Earling Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory. Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity.

About the role

We are seeking 10 x Full-Time Personal Care Worker / Assistants to join our facilities during a period of change and reform across our 3 facilities in Alice Springs including Old Timers Village, Flynn Lodge and Hetti Perkins Home for the Aged. These opportunities will suit committed people who have care and compassion and enjoy interacting with our consumers within our facilities. As the ideal candidate, you will be caring and bring your heart and soul to everything you do, ensuring Consumer Choice is front of mind and understanding that you will interact in a meaningful way to those living within Aged Care facility. 

Your role as Personal Care Worker / Assistant will see you providing care and support within the facility, undertaking cleaning, bed making, personal care including grooming, showering, mobility and assisting with meals. To be suitable for these positions you must have open 24/7 roster availability, be open and flexible to work a rotating roster and committed to our company. You will understand before applying that you will be ineligible to work for another Aged Care or Disability Services provider in Alice Springs whilst employed with our organisation in accordance with our Conflict of Interest provisions within the Enterprise Agreement and company Policy.

Benefits of working for us:

ARRCS is the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT - your career can take you all over the NT including Darwin, Tennant Creek, Katherine or if you relocate interstate ARRCS are a pathway to Uniting Care QLD

  • 6 Weeks Annual Leave + 17.5% Leave Loading
  • $24.88-25.92 per hour + 9.5% super
  • 1.5% pay rise every 6 months (Jan/Jul) for the life of our Enterprise Agreement
  • Salary Packaging through CBB (Approx. $600 extra per fortnight in your bank!)
  • Access to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning Platform
  • 10 Days of Paid Domestic Violence Leave
  • Benestar Employee Wellbeing  & Emotional Support
  • 10 Days of Unpaid Ceremonial Leave per year!

Skills & experience

  • A Certificate Level 3 in Aged Care, Disability or Home and Community Care (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting with the activities of daily living in an Aged Care setting
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience working in a remote location will be highly regarded
  • Ability to manage and work within a culturally diverse team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to undertake a range of manual handling functions related to the role

Before applying you need to have these things: 

  • You must have a National Police Check within the last 3 months (Apply now via https://cvcheck.com/)
  • Provide Evidence of 2020 Influenza Vaccination
  • Ochre Card (Working With Children)
  • First Aid Certificate (Or proof of enrollment)

Our staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures. So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply

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