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Care Service Employee

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Flexible rostering arrangements - AM, PM, or night shifts available - weekend penalty rates apply!
  • Training and development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams.
  • Opportunity to make a difference in a purpose-led organisation

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, who's key values is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services. Our staff are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis within a collegiate and values driven team environment and culture.

Your new role:

The Care Service Employee - Frederic House is a vital role providing quality resident care according to the assessed and monitored individual needs in conjunction with other members of the care team

Key responsibilities:

  • Provision of residential care as prescribed in individual resident care plans.
  • Play a role in the delivery of quality care in accordance with the accreditation standards.
  • Medication administration and accurate documentation of care delivery.
  • Liaise with other employees, residents and resident friends and relatives in a professional manner.
  • Input into assessing, planning, implementation&evaluation of care with the registered nurses, documentation supervisor or consultant.
  • Contribute to the provision of a homely environment.
  • Provision of nutrition and fluids to residents and ongoing monitoring of adequate diet and fluid intake
  • Monitor residents for changes in condition and presentation.
  • Report incidents and hazards into the appropriate register and communicate to the registered nurse / shift supervisor.
  • Liaise with the registered nurse re all aspects of care delivery.
  • Contribute to a safe working environment for members, staff and volunteers by implementing the Society's workplace health and safety practices.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s, or experience in the operations of Aged Care or related field.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders and residents from a range of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to treat residents, including those with a range of high-level needs, with dignity and respect and remain sensitive to resident needs, and the capacity to build report with residents of the service.
  • ability to work as member of a team and be open to feedback and accept direction.
  • Demonstrated capacity to observe, identify and assess risks to safety and security from a range of sources, and to take appropriate responsive action.
  • Understanding and ensuring compliance at all time with Aged Care Accreditation Standards.
  • Understanding on a broad basis the aged care funding structure (ACFI).
  • Meet targets/objectives set by the Service management and/or external agencies.
  • Willingness to undertake further professional development to assist in service delivery to residents.
  • It is a condition of employment that you comply with the Society's Pandemic Policy - COVID-19 and Public Health Orders in order to work in or enter Society facilities, noting that all staff working in our aged care and disability services require a booster. In accordance with our policy, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or a valid medical exemption as part of the resourcing process.

If this sounds like you, don't wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the Position Description. Information on how to apply.

If you have questions about this role, please email Marlena Dickinson on Marlena.Dickinson@vinnies.org.au using the subject line: Care Service Employee enquiry via EthicalJobs and quote VIN2716.

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

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