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Personal Care Assistant

  • Prahran, VIC, Australia, 3181
  • Part time
• Permanent Part time positions with $25-$28 per hour plus Super in Prahran. 
• Great culture with supportive and inclusive environment
• Excellent Not for Profit Salary Packaging Benefits
 
Working at VMCH
We know you are spoilt for choice in the evolving Aged Care marketspace, but here are just a few reasons why VMCH (Villa Maria Catholic Homes) is the perfect workplace for you:  
 
• Our values underpin the work we do – Compassion, Respect and Inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do
• Our services are as diverse as the people we support
• We focus on providing our residents the personalised care they deserve
 
We offer a range of benefits to ensure your career at VMCH is fulfilling and rewarding. Benefits include; 
• $15,900 salary packaging and $2,500 Meals & Entertainment
• Paid parental leave
• Employee Assistance Program 
• Praise Program where we recognise and reward the terrific work of our staff
 
Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what our staff are saying:
 
About the role
We are looking for reliable, caring and compassionate Personal Care Assistants (PCA) to bring joy to our resident’s day. 
 
Working as part of a friendly and close-knit team, you will:
  
• Provide high quality support and care according to the Care Plan and resident’s preference and strengths. 
• Apply person-centred care approaches to all interactions with residents
• Consider the resident’s individual needs, stage of life, development and strengths when engaging in support activities
• Actively participate in the implementation of Aged Care and Quality Standards to enhance resident choice and quality of living
• Conduct interpersonal exchanges in a manner that promotes empowerment and develops and maintains trust and goodwill
 
Currently we have permanent part-time positions available at O’Neill Comfort Care Centre located in vibrant Prahran, offers 22 beautifully-appointed private rooms and provides an intimate, personalised caring end-of-life experience.The welcoming and tranquil home is light filled, and overlook landscaped gardens to enhance your comfort and wellbeing.
O’Neill House has been designed to ensure family and friends can maintain their caring role in this comfortable home, while supporting activities that bring meaning, connection and enjoyment.
 
This opportunity is perfect for someone who is looking for flexible working hours – we are able to offer a minimum of 3 days per week for morning, afternoon and evening shifts over a 7-day roster. 
 
Skills & experience
• Certificate III in Aged Care, Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing Specialisation), or equivalent and/or Certificate IV in Aged     Care, Certificate IV in Ageing Support
• Previous experience working in an aged care facility in a similar role
• Patience; common sense and a strong ethos of client service
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to build effective relationships and work within a team
 
Benefits
As an employee of VMCH you will be provided with ongoing personal and professional development, career pathways opportunities, a positive and supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits. 
 
• Permanent Part time positions with $25-$28 per hour plus Super in Prahran. 
• Great culture with supportive and inclusive environment
• Excellent Not for Profit Salary Packaging Benefits
 
About us  
VMCH are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services including affordable housing, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education to 7,600 people across Victoria. We operate in over 50 locations, have 2,600+ employees and over 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to vulnerable people across Victoria. 
 
If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you!
 
To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, Evidence of Flu (2022) and Covid Vaccinations (3 Doses) and a NDIS Worker Screening Check. 
 
We do not accept unsolicited resumes, emails and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

 

 

 

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