|The Good Shepherd Home offers an attractive, supportive, caring and social working environment where employees have the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of our Residents.|
Resident focus is paramount at the Home and we are looking for individuals who can offer physical, emotional and spiritual support to Residents and their families. The Home has an ongoing recruitment programme for the following positions:
|1 - Registered Nurses|
|We seek individuals who are committed to promoting maximum Resident independence and leading care staff in providing individualised contemporary practice Gerontological care. Current QNC registration, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care and services for aged persons within a residential care setting are essential.|
|2 - Resident Nurse and Care Assistants|
|Flexible individuals with broad availability are particularly sought. Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Home’s multi-skilled care staff deliver direct resident care that supports their dignity and provides for their social, physical, spiritual, cultural and emotional needs. Successful applicants will possess the following: |
• Ability to follow written procedures and industry guidelines
• High level communication skills to interact with Residents, visitors and other employees
• Ability to work within a team environment
• Ability to provide individual care within a homelike environment.
|3 - Catering, Cleaning and Laundry Staff|
|We require enthusiastic individuals who:|
• Are reliable and flexible in their availability
• Enjoy working as part of a team
• Have good organisational and time management skills.
|Applying for a position|
If you are interested in applying for a position, please contact the Human Resources Officer either by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 07 4772 9985.
We welcome your application, which will receive fair and serious consideration. All information provided by applicants will be treated as confidential.
Under recent changes to the Aged Care Act 1997, all employees and volunteers working in Aged Care must obtain a national criminal history check (police check) to determine their suitability to work in Aged Care.
Successful applicants will enjoy competitive remuneration through salary packaging options, opportunities for on-going education and professional development and be part of a workplace culture that is both flexible and supportive.