Overview

Personal Carer (PCA)

*This position is for an immediate start*

Simply Helping Bayside Peninsula is a leading service provider within the Aged Care, Home Care, Disability and TAC sector. Simply Helping Bayside Peninsula and Inner South Eastern is a company that is based on passion and commitment, we are made up of a team of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Simply Helping Bayside Peninsula and Inner South Eastern uses a person-centred approach whilst working with our clients to promote the best health outcomes and assist our clients to reach their personal goals. We embrace innovation and celebrate a culture of care focusing on Choice, Dignity and Respect and strive to achieve this with all our clients.

We are seeking a compassionate person to join our professional team. The ideal candidate must have a caring nature, be sensitive to the needs of others, have good interpersonal and communication skills, with a flexible approach to their work.
Our clients are based in-home and require support ranging from low care needs to high care needs which will include personal care, community access, meal prep and home care services.
The role will suit those seeking casual work as shifts may vary in length and frequency.
We are currently looking to fill roles across multiple suburbs including but not limited to: Brighton, Bentleigh, Carrum Downs, Frankston, Moorabbin, Mordialloc, Mount Eliza, Mount Martha, Portsea, Rye, Sandringham, St Kilda, Springvale, Caulfield, Malvern, Noble Park, Oakleigh and Toorak.

Minimum requirements as an applicant:
Certificate III in Individual Support/Aged Care or Home & Community Care (or equivalent. Eg Student/qualified nurse)

Current Victorian Driver’s Licence and own vehicle (with Comprehensive Insurance)

Current National Police Check- less than one year old

First aid and CPR certificates- CPR less than one year old

Working with Children Check – Employee

Mobile phone and access to the internet

Good communication and follow up skills

Mental health training/knowledge (desirable)

Training/Knowledge working with individuals with complex behaviours eg Autism (desirable)

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Simply Helping Bayside Peninsula and Inner South Eastern, offers a personable and supportive working environment to its staff, where ongoing professional development programs are offered and encouraged.
We look forward to reviewing your application.

Salary Details: $26.23 + Excluding Super. Portable long service leave available.

Hours: 5 – 20 Hours per week (Flexible hours 24/7)

Location: Inner south Eastern Suburbs & Bayside Peninsula Region. Travel between clients is required.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual, Permanent

Salary: $26.23 per hour

Schedule:

  • Flexible hours

Education:

  • Certificate I – IV (Required)

Licence:

  • Victorian Drivers (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Work Eligibility:

  • Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours (e.g. citizen, permanent resident) (Preferred)

Duties:

  • Assisting clients with personal hygiene and getting dressed
  • Assisting clients with housekeeping or other daily errands
  • Providing companionship and emotional support
  • Observing and reporting on changes in the health or status of the client
  • Preparing food and feeding clients
  • Transporting client to appointments
  • Assisting clients with rehabilitative exercises
  • Providing support with academic, social or recreational activities

Work Remotely:

  • No