Personal Care Assistant (Carer) - Bendigo

Bendigo, Victoria, au
Company: Bupa
Category: Healthcare Support Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:09:13

About the Home

Bupa Bendigo is one of our largest care homes in Victoria, with 156 beds across various care units. Located in the stunning historic town of Bendigo, in the heart of regional Victoria.

Read more about Bupa Bendigo here.

About the Role

As a passionate individual you will be working in a team of empathetic and caring clinical professionals, you will make a positive impact on the lives of our residents with your compassionate, supportive approach that empowers our residents' choices and independence. You'll be encouraged to develop deeper relationships with residents and their families and discover more about yourself along the way. Working in such a complex and specialised area brings a huge variety of opportunities for professional and personal growth. Just imagine the impact you could make.

Bupa's 'Person-First' approach will see you assisting residents with their meals, personal grooming and social activities. This role will see you liaising with residents and their families in an empathetic, compassionate and supportive way and ensuring each day is special for our residents - your amazing interpersonal skills will ensure your success in this area.

We have a variety of Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual vacancies.

Benefits

  • Generous discounts on Bupa insurance products
  • Flexibility across our 24/7 operations
  • 35% discount on frames, lenses, sunglasses and accessories at Bupa Optical stores
  • 10% discount at Bupa Dental clinics
  • Health and lifestyle benefits including discounts, vaccinations and counselling services
  • Internal transfer opportunities to any of our care homes across Australia
  • Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Cert III in an Aged Care qualification is essential with Cert IV highly regarded
  • Previous aged care experience highly regarded
  • Passion for collaboration and ability to take direction as required
  • Ability to build relationships with colleagues and patients
  • An understanding of Resident Rights, Aged Care Accreditation Standards and Outcomes
  • Must have flexible availability for a variety of shifts throughout the week, including weekends and evenings
  • How to Apply

    Please click Apply to be taken to our online application process. Please note that as part of your application you will also be asked to complete a number of pre-employment checks including Criminal History. Bupa Villages and Aged Care is a NDIS approved provider. If successful, you will be asked to provide evidence of completion of an NDIS screening check within your first 30 days of employment.

    IMPORTANT: All Aged Care workers must be vaccinated against seasonal influenza - as such all successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to commencement.

    To learn more about working at Bupa please visit our website : www.bupa.com.au/careers

    Bupa is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged based on their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

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