Location: St Kilda, Prahran, the Mornington Peninsula, Heidelberg, Preston, Bundoora, St Albans, Sunbury, Eltham, Sunbury, Melton and Craigieburn
We have opportunities for Personal Care Attendants to join our team caring for consumers in their homes. You will provide professional person centred care and appropriate assistance to our consumers who have varying abilities.
Retirement and Ageing and Financial Inclusion is one of eight divisions at the Brotherhood of St Laurence and provides residential services, independent living accommodation for people on low incomes and home based services for older people and people with disabilities still living in their homes.
The purpose of the Brotherhood Community Care is to support people with complex physical and / or psychological needs to live in the community by providing care management and support services.
The Personal Care Attendant (PCA) assists with consumer re-ablement and provides professional person centred care and appropriate assistance to maximise their independence and autonomy. The PCA will work from a ‘do with’ not a ‘do for’ position applying the Capabilities Approach to empower consumers to flourish through living a life they have reason to values. The incumbent will follow My Plans to enhance consumer’s capabilities and opportunities to:
To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:
This is a casual position and hours will be on an as required basis. Salary will be in the range of $23.45 to $25.59 per hour plus casual loading, based on skills and experience, plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging options are available.
For further information about the role, please view the Personal Care Attendant position description (PDF, 270KB) or phone Elizabeth Campbell on (03) 8781 4212.
Applicants are required to submit a resume and completed screening questionnaire »
Email written applications to: recruitment(at)bsl.org.auPlease note: All applicants must be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:
Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible.
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Police and Working With Children Checks
The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood.
If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at)bsl.org.au or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.
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Acknowledgement of country
The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.