SA Health

Job no: 827340
Work type: Casual
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Community Services

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Various sites across the Yorke and Northern region
  • Salary $28.53 – $28.84 per hour + 25% casual loading – Casual up to 31 May 2024 – WHA4

Please note locations: Balaklava, Booleroo Centre, Burra, Clare, Crystal Brook, Gladstone, Jamestown, Laura, Maitland, Minlaton, Orroroo, Peterborough, Port Pirie, Riverton, Snowtown, Wallaroo and Yorketown.

 

Overview

The Yorke and Northern Local Health Network are currently seeking Personal Care Workers to join their CenSTaR Candidate Pool 2023/2024.

Joining the Yorke and Northern LHN CenSTaR Personal Care Worker Candidate Pool you will assist in providing care to residents and patients across Yorke and Northern Local Health Network sites.

As a Personal Care Worker, you will provide care to residents by assisting with bathing, showering, personal hygiene, dressing and grooming of residents, along with toileting and continence management. You will help with feeding residents and maintain their mobility/dexterity through transferring and lifting, including the use of mechanical aides. You will also undertake bed making, cleaning of equipment, aids, utensils in work area (including personal possessions), and distribute clean laundry and personal attire. You will provide input into resident assessment and record general observations, help to identify diversional therapy needs of individuals and/or groups and complete routine documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures and must have completed AQF Certificate III relevant to the position.

Please refer to the job pack for a broad purpose of the Personal Care Worker position and qualification.

Being part of Yorke & Northern means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

The beautiful Yorke and Northern region is a great lifestyle location with easy access to Adelaide via a major road network. There is the opportunity to work flexible hours within service needs – work/life balance is valued by our health network. We offer supportive and friendly team environments across our sites. The health units within the Yorke & Northern LHN have dedicated, experienced staff who strive to meet the needs of the community by providing the highest level of health care.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Yorke and Northern LHN – We care for you

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

Check(s)

  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref827340.

Enquiries

Vanessa Watson
CenSTaR Administration Officer
Phone: 0422 142 426
E-mail: vanessa.watson@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date

31 May 2024 – 11.55PM

Attachments

Download File 827340 Personal Care Worker Job Pack.pdf

Download File JCS+PCA+Carer+Aged+Care.pdf

Download File 2023_Yorke and Northern CenSTaR Candidate Pool FAQs.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

International applicant guidelines

 

Advertised: 26 May 2023 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 31 May 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time

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