Personal Care Assistant â€“ Maitland, Cessnock & Newcastle Areas.
Casual Maitland, Cessnock and Newcastle Areas Casual Positions with opportunity of progressing towards Permanent Part-Time positions based in the: Maitland, Cessnock & Newcastle Areas. Salary dependent on experience and skills About the Role As a Personal Care Assistant you will provide personal care and assist clients to live independently in their own communities. This will include, but not limited to: showering, dressing, grooming, assisted bladder care, assisted bowel care including enema insertion, assistance with mobility and transfers, meal preparation, domestic assistance and community participation.
This role may include performing medium to heavy physical duties. A variety of shifts of varying length (minimum 1 hour shifts) are available ranging from early morning, daytime, evening and night, across both weekdays and weekends. About You This role will suit a flexible professional support worker who is looking to make a difference in the community through a rewarding and diverse role.
You will identify with our values of Integrity, Accountability, Reliability, Leadership and Respect and you will ideally possess: Essential Criteria Current First Aid Certificate Personal mobile telephone with data capabilities Access to reliable transport for the purpose of attending community based services (walking distance, public transport, own vehicle with valid NSW driverâ€™s license) Flexibility and availability to cover a range of shifts times (early mornings, evenings, nights and weekends) Proven capability to build and sustain positive working relationships, and the ability to work in a team environment or independently as required Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines Desirable Criteria Experience providing complex personal care and working with people to achieve their goals in a community setting Understanding of the rights and requirements of people with a disability Certificate III / IV in Disability or Aged Care or Assistant in Nursing Undergraduate university students studying a related health subject are encouraged to apply About Us ParaQuad NSW is a not-for-profit organisation with over a 54 year history of being a key service provider for people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities and assists those we care for to live independently in the community. We are a unique charity and believe our strategic plan and business model enables us to operate as a not for loss organisation allowing us to provide the best possible services and products to our customers. The benefits of working for us include: Full training and a robust orientation program provided Ongoing online education and support with furthering professional development Incremental remuneration based on skill and experience Electronic roster, payroll and leave application systems Excellent employment conditions including an Employee Wellness Program Generous salary packaging opportunities Your Application To apply for this opportun....