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Personal Care Assistant - Night Staff - Katherine

Australian Red Cross
  • Permanent position
  • Part time- 22.5 hours per week (5 shifts on a fortnight, 9 x 5= 45 hours)
  • Katherine location

About Red Cross  

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity. 

The opportunity 

Kalano Flexible Care facility cares for up to 16 permanent and 2 respite Flexible Care residents for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents of the Katherine Region. Staff ensure residents are provided with assistance to achieve maximum independence. This PCA provides culturally appropriate and high quality care to the residents of the Red Cross Kalano Flexible Care facility in Katherine. The PCA will improve and support life activities for residents ensuring enjoyment, safety and comfort levels are maintained at all times.

What you will bring 

  • Understanding of issues relating to the care of Aboriginal frail and elderly people and experience in providing services and supports for them
  • Excellent customer service manner and proven skills in dealing with Indigenous persons
  • Previous experience of delivering a range of personal care supports within the aged care industry
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written  Professional approach to all aspects of confidentiality

Our Covid-19 safe practices 

It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 and pre-employment requirements here prior to applying. 

Why work with us? 

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. 

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year. 

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have. 

Further information 

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below. 

For additional enquiries, please contact Isha Raut on 0459973984 for a confidential discussion. 

Position description: Download File Personal Care Attendant 

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

We are committed to protecting the rights of all people, particularly those who may be experiencing vulnerability. We want the people we work with to feel safe, be safe, and free from abuse of any kind. We are a child safe organisation. We have zero tolerance for child abuse. We value, respect and listen to children and are committed to supporting child safety and wellbeing in our work.   

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.  

Job Ref #: 520782

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