Scheduler and Induction Officer - Rockhampton

Job Description

Mercy Community Aged Care Rockhampton supports and inspires people in need to live healthy lives within inclusive communities. With both residential facilities and community programs, Mercy offers a range of services and believe a big part of what we do is to help our residents and clients to flourish, knowing what is important to them and their individual needs. With a focus on person-centred care, you will support the team to provide a high level of quality care to the people we support.

About the role

We are on the lookout for a superstar to join our team! We are recruiting to fill a Scheduling and Induction Officer role in Rockhampton. This will be a full-time permanent role supporting our Aged Care facility. You will be responsible for preparing rosters that utilize staff to meet the needs of our various programs and clients.

The role's pay rate is dependent on the experience and qualification of the successful candidate - $27.87 - $34.62 per hour + superannuation. Salary sacrifice is an option for the successful candidate. 

  • Developing and maintaining the roster process, reducing errors and increasing efficiency including implementing a master roster system
  • Allocate staff according to their skills, knowledge and style with clients
  • Ensure all roster are staffed in accordance with legislative requirements
  • Arrange replacement staff to cover planned and unplanned leave including liaising with labour hire companies
  • General administration tasks such as updating client files, working the front desk, maintaining accurate records & timesheet entry and managing staff leave
  • Managing our induction for new starters to the team

About you

  • Previous experience with rostering and administration (highly desirable)
  • Good understanding of the application of industrial legislation and guidelines relating to shift work
  • Ability to participate in rostered after hours on-call support as needed

Why Mercy Community

Mercy Community a Catholic not-for-profit that provides a wide range of services supporting families and young people, people living with a disability and the elderly. All our work is driven by our core values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity & Empowerment.

At Mercy Community, we support our employees to reach for opportunities both within their area of expertise as well as in a new field. Build a career with us and explore the possibilities of moving upwards into leadership roles or discover a new location across our broad geographic footprint.

Being part of the Mercy Community team, means you have access to some fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Increase your take home pay through the use of generous salary packaging - up to $18,550 per annum of your salary is available as a tax-free component
  • Pay for your Queensland Blue Card and NDIS Worker Screening Card when you need – saving you up to $144 if you need both cards!
  • Provide you and your immediate family free, professional and confidential counselling services including specialised First Nations counsellors

Depending on your role, you may also be eligible:

  • For annual influenza and/or other vaccination reimbursements
  • To receive pay bonus’ of $500 for successful employee referrals
  • To cash out or purchase annual leave and to take advantage of extra leave entitlements

We also ensure all our employees have access to a wide variety of excellent learning and development tools to continue your professional and personal development. This includes making sure you have access to a range of other career pathways and opportunities across Mercy.

APPLY NOW! Please note we may contact applicants prior to closing date so do not delay in applying.

Mercy Community Services is a Circle Back Initiative Employer and commit to respond to every applicant.

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