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Reference Number 22935
Position Title Assistant in Nursing
Employment Status Casual
Entity St Vincents Care Services - QLD
Geographical Location Kangaroo Point CC
Award Agreement Dependent on qualifications
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

St Vincent’s Care Services (SVCS) is a leading Catholic provider of Aged Care Services in Australia. SVCS offers quality residential, community and independent living services through 14 facilities with locations in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. St Vincent’s has been providing health care in Australia for more than 155 years.

 

The legacy entrusted to us by the Sisters of Charity and their Founder, Mary Aikenhead continues to inspire the service provided to our residents in a caring, friendly atmosphere, underpinned by our values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence. Do you want to participate in creating the best team possible whilst making a positive difference to the lives of our residents? You can do this as a team member within SVCS Kangaroo Point and be part of an iconic name within the growth sector of Aged Care.

 

We are currently seeking applications for Assistants in Nursing to join St Vincent’s Care Services at our 153 bed facility in Kangaroo Point. St Vincent’s Care Services Kangaroo Point is co-located with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane near Brisbane’s iconic Story Bridge. Residents enjoy exceptional care with the added benefit of one of the finest views in Australia, overlooking the meandering Brisbane River and the city skyline. Successful applicants will share a genuine desire to care and assist residents with a strong person centred care focus.

 

To be successful in your application you will need to demonstrate:

• Previous experience in a similar role;

• Certificate III in Aged Care or similar qualification essential;

• An ability to provide personal care that is consistent with the mission and philosophy of our organisation;

• Ability to complete care plan documentation;

• An ability to work within a multidisciplinary team;

• An understanding of Aged Care and resident rights and responsibilities;

• Great time management, bedside and communication skills;

• Effective written and verbal communication skills. Some of the tasks involved in this role include:

• Assisting clients with personal care such as: Showering, hygiene and grooming;

• Providing social support;

• Assisting with daily living activities;

• Assisting in the serving of meals;

• Documentation and reporting any change in resident’s status.

 

As a valued employee of St Vincent’s Care Services – Kangaroo Point we can offer you:

• Opportunity to work for the nation’s largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, with a rapidly growing and progressive vision;

• No cost uniforms and training;

• A friendly team environment with a great community care spirit;

• Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service; •

Access to SVHA Corporate Health Fund and Benefits; and

• Industry leading salary packaging.

 

You will be required to hold and maintain a National Criminal History Check at your own expense or be eligible to receive one prior to commencing.

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunities, ethical practices and the principles of cultural diversity and also promote a smoke free work environment.

 

As a part of SVHA’s commitment to the federal government employment parity initiative, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Mariefel Divino
Position
Contact Number 07 3240 1288
Closing Date 30/10/2017
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view