Care Companion | Racecourse Grange

Australian Unity ( Mornington, Victoria )

Care Companion | Racecourse Grange

Industry : Aged Care
Position : Care Companion | Racecourse Grange
Location : Mornington, Victoria
Date Published : 23 Sep 2019
Description :

Join a team of skilled Care Companions focused on providing quality care that respects the decisions, preferences and choices of residents. If you’ve been working as a Personal Care Assistant (or similar) and you’re passionate about providing all round quality care to people who need it most, this could be the perfect role for you.  

Racecourse Grange is Australian Unity’s newest aged care residence and we’re getting ready to open up two new households. To successfully open these, we need experienced Care Companions to bring our Better Together promise to life by connecting, respecting and make things possible for every one of our residents.

You will be encouraged to take the time to understand our resident’s food preferences, sleeping habits, physical abilities, emotional needs, hobbies and interests so we can provide high quality care and make them feel at home.

What you will be doing

  • Delivering reliable and respectful personal care that maximises independence of our residents wherever possible
  • Assisting residents to move around the residence, actively participate in activities and enjoy their meals
  • Developing meaningful and collaborative relationships with residents and their families
  • Promoting and embedding quality care by bringing to life Better Together Promise
  • Collaborating with all streams of care to ensure we maintain the highest standard of care, accurate documentation and seamless handovers 

About you

  • You’re comfortable being bold, warm and honest in your interactions with your team, residents and their families
  • Putting our residents front and centre is a priority for you
  • Creating a great place to work for you and your team is important to you
  • Certificate 3 or 4 in Aged Care or Individual Support (EN or RN students will be considered)
  • Previous experience working in the aged care or similar industry preferable

Why choose us

At Australian Unity, our purpose is to help people thrive and that doesn’t just include our residents and their families it includes you!

  • Our values - we demonstrate our values bold, warm and honest every day whether it’s doing things well, making people smile or striving to do what’s right
  • Benefits – we offer benefits designed to positively impact your wellbeing and enable you to thrive (ask us about Strive, discounted products and services and our Wellbeing Days)
  • Support - We believe in lifelong learning and are committed to growing and developing you to be the best you can be both personally and professionally
  • Flexibility – we offer morning, afternoon and night shifts in line with our 4/3 model of rostering

All of this means that we are able to make real change at work to support you, our residents and their families.

Australian Unity is an equal opportunities employer and encourages all persons to apply. 

To apply, please visit: https://career10.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=42748&company=AustUnity&username=  

For more information on Australian Unity please visit www.australianunity.com.au