Personal Carer

Job Description

Personal Carer | Blue Care | Bundaberg 

  • Employment Status: Secure Permanent Part Time positions available 
  • Location: Gladstone and surrounding suburbs 
  • Remuneration: $31.62/hr + allowances + 11.5% Super + Not for Profit Tax Benefits (Increases your take home pay) + Employee Discounts

 

Your part in our BlueCare Team

You’ll provide care to your clients living in the community, supporting their independence and improving their quality of life.

With no two days ever the same, you’ll spend your time on the road completing your scheduled visits, interacting one-on-one with clients and their loved ones within their homes completing activities that include:

  • In home personal care, daily living assistance including showering, personal hygiene, meal preparation, house cleaning, laundry & ironing
  • Providing care in accordance with their individualised Care Plan
  • Supporting with community based recreational and social activities
  • Transportation and assistance with shopping and appointments

 

What makes a difference for us? 

  • Certificate III Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support (Desirable)
  • Current Australian drivers licence and roadworthy vehicle as required
  • Experience with technology incl. smartphones, tablets, laptops etc
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies

 

What makes a difference for you? 

  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave in addition to the government scheme
  • Access to salary packaging, meal and entertainment benefits - up to $15,900 per year tax free as well as up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for meal and entertainment benefits
  • A recognition and rewards platform, providing employee discounts at hundreds of retailers, including everyday expenses, holidays, health insurance, a wellbeing program and employee assistance program
  • A positive and inclusive team based on respect, shared standards, strong values and a commitment to serving others
  • Career development opportunities with one of the most trusted community and residential care providers in Australia to challenge yourself, grow and make a meaningful difference 

 

Blue Care is proudly part of the UnitingCare Family, we’d love you to be too

Joining the state’s largest network of aged care workers with its over 8,000 strong, bright team in blue, you’ll also be welcomed as part of the UnitingCare family. With more than 16,500 staff and 9,000 volunteers across our brands of Blue Care, Lifeline, ARRCS, The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, you are part of something bigger. Our team are compassionate, inclusive and committed to the work we do, helping people live life in all its fullness.

Start making a difference today

Diversity & Inclusion 

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here.  At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. Demonstrating our commitment to reconciliation and building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, UnitingCare strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for this position.  

Safe workplace 

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.