• Casual
  • Part Time
  • Maitland

Eldercare

Eldercare The Village at Maitland (Yorke Peninsula) is seeking dedicated Personal Care Assistants

Eldercare is a leading not-for-profit aged care provider in South Australia with in excess of 1600 employees.  Our workplace culture embraces teamwork, innovation and a dedication to our purpose of delivering peace of mind with our care.

Eldercare has an exciting opportunity for experienced Personal Care Assistants to join the teams located in Maitland on the Yorke Peninsula.

We have permanent part time and casual opportunities.

About the role

  • Located at our Maitland on the Yorke Peninsula
  • Part-time opportunity with day, afternoon and night shifts available, including weekends!
  • Opportunity to pick up additional shifts on a casual basis
  • Provide genuine person-centered care and contribute to the quality of life of our residents

As a Care Assistant, you will be providing direct care in a dignified and respectful manner that delivers excellence in customer service to our residents. Following care plans you will assist with personal care, daily living tasks and general mobility.  With a person-centered mindset you will create a warm and welcoming care environment that aims to maximise quality of life.

To be successful you will have: 

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) or Aged Care – or equivalent
  • A genuine passion to provide care that is person-centered
  • The ability to work individually and in a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 If you want to join our inspiring team, we can offer you:

  • Attractive staff benefits such as salary sacrificing
  • An opportunity to contribute to the care and quality of life for our residents
  • A values-driven organisation
  • A great team environment with variety in the role

If you have a commitment to quality care and being part of an inspiring team, please register your interest with us.

For further information, please contact Tamara Erskine, Site Operations Manager on 8832 2293.

To work for Eldercare, you are required to have a police clearance valid for working in aged care (unsupervised contact with vulnerable people) and the clearance needs to be less than 12 months since date of issue.

As per Eldercare’s Employee Immunisation Policy, all Eldercare employees are required to:

  • Be vaccinated against seasonal influenza by no later than 1 June each year
  • Be vaccinated against COVID-19 as per current ATAGI guidelines

Exemptions on a temporary or permanent basis can only be approved by Eldercare’s Chief Executive.

Eldercare welcomes and respects the diversity that our residents, staff and volunteers bring. Regardless of their culture, religion, spirituality, age, gender, sexuality, disability, socio-economic background or personal experiences, our people are included and respected.

Eldercare is proud to be a Rainbow Tick accredited organisation. We are committed to supporting our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) residents, staff and volunteers to ensure they feel included and safe.

Eldercare encourages respectful relationships and does not accept any form of gender‑based violence in the workplace. Eldercare is committed to preventing violence against women and is proud to be a White Ribbon accredited workplace to support victims of abuse.

All employees can expect to receive fair and equal treatment and to be free from discrimination in all aspects of their life with Eldercare.

Eldercare is proud to provide a smoke-free environment across all sites.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.