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Personal Care Worker

Established for 50 years, TriCare is one of Queensland’s largest private owners and managers of retirement communities and aged care residences.

TriCare’s Pt Vernon Aged Care Residence, our 56 bed facility in an idyllic location on the Esplanade at Hervey Bay, is recruiting for an experienced a casual Personal Care Worker.

You will be Certificate III qualified and be able to undertake varied shifts. Night duty and weekend shifts attract penalty rates according to the Aged Care Award 2010. As a casual employee, your pay rate is boosted with the 25% casual loading. All employees receive a uniform and laundry allowance.

Rosters are planned a fortnight in advance, but we appreciate your flexibility in filling additional shifts at times with short notice. You can set your availability in the Emprevo App on your mobile phone to allow managers/team leaders to offer shifts to you.

Reporting to the registered/clinical nurse on shift, you will provide exemplary care to the residents. Essential criteria for this role include:

  • Possession of a Certificate III in Individual Support/Aged Care;
  • 6 months’ experience in paid employment for an aged care provider;
  • Reliability, flexibility and working as a positive team member;
  • Demonstrated resident advocacy, ensuring dignity for residents; and
  • Adept at using tablet-based electronic clinical management systems.

TriCare offers access to fully funded training and career development opportunities.  Many of our Personal Care Workers have progressed to registered nurse positions through our career development program. In addition, you will have access to our corporate superannuation and health funds, both offering a range of benefits.

Apply Now – send your application via SEEK to the Facility Manager

Closing Date:  Friday 18th June 2021.

A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997.

Our aged care residences are non-smoking workplaces.

TriCare does not consider applications received through, or from, recruiters.