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Personal Care Assistant

  • Torquay, Victoria, VIC, Australia, 3228
  • Part time
  • Torquay location – work close to home 
  • Permanent Part time positions with $25-$28 per hour plus Super
  • 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 care and assistance to our residents  
  • 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

Currently we have a range permanent part-time positions available at Star of the Sea Aged Care facility in Torquay. Built in 2018, Star of the Sea is a 96 bed coastal home that offers beautiful lounge spaces with open fireplaces, to intimate and comfortable sitting rooms. 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 & Requirement

  • 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
  • Ability to build effective relationships and work within a team
  • NDIS Working Screening Check
  • Evidence of 2022 flu vaccination and COVID-19 vaccination including 3rd booster
  • Those who have just completed their placement will also be considered

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.

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