Activity Assistant

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Southern Cross Care
Broome, Australia

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Activity Assistant

Job ID: 11445
Job Views: 6
Location: Kalgoorlie
Post Code: 6430
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Casual
Posted: 16/05/2024


At Southern Cross Care (WA) we help people live extraordinary lives every day, connected to communities. As a provider delivering care, support and accommodation for West Australians in greatest need, our purpose is clear, and our passion is strong.

Southern Cross Care (WA) is a place where you can have an extraordinary impact, make an extraordinary difference, and be appreciated for extraordinary contributions.

We hope you will join us and become one of the people who make Southern Cross Care (WA) an extraordinary place to be.

Job Requirements:

About the role and where you will be working:

Our Kalgoorlie facility, is at the heart of the town and has been providing care for the elderly since 1968.

You will be required to spend time with our residents, assisting in activities inside and outside the facilities at Victoria Park Nursing Home, taking residents out and playing fulfilling games.

We're a tight knit team at each of our facilities, and this goes a long way to ensure that we can manage our busy schedules, whilst sharing some laughs and banter.

This is a casual position in Kalgoorlie, WA

We’ll also be asking you to:

  • Carefully read & follow care plans
  • Assist with personal care and meeting individual requirements
  • Work under the guidance of Shift Managers (Nursing & Facility)
  • Building a strong relationship with residents and their families
  • Show compassion & exercise patience

About you:

You enjoy interacting with elderly people with strong people skills, and take pride in your work. Multitasking comes naturally, and you’re able to effectively manage your time.
If you have a caring nature, and want a stable career path, look no further!

To be considered for this role, you’ll need:

  • Initiative & the ability to effectively prioritise & multitask
  • Great communication skills (spoken & written)
  • Attention to detail will guide you to success in this role

Working with us:

At Southern Cross Care (WA), we are committed to being an employer of choice. As well as providing a positive and supportive environment, we also offer the following benefits:

  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options of up to $15,900 for general living expenses and $2,650 for entertainment benefits.
  • Corporate Health Insurance with HBF
  • Free employee assistance program
  • A diverse range of services which allows professional development and growth
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual leave starting at 4 weeks
  • Carers/personal leave
  • Service Awards for long standing employees
  • Flexible working environment

How to Apply:

How to apply:

To express your interest, please apply with an up-to-date resume, and a cover letter outlining your experience / suitability.

Kindly note, if your application progresses to an interview, we’ll be asking for:

  • National Police Clearance - current within 6 months (or evidence of application)
  • Immunisation record (2024 Flu & x3 COVID19)
  • Valid NDIS Workers Screening Check (or evidence of application)
  • Qualifications

About us:

Established over 50 years ago, Southern Cross Care (WA) is a purpose-driven, not-for-profit organisation contributing to social, health and economic development in WA. We do this by enabling the delivery of integrated services in our community for the increasingly complex health, care and accommodation needs of our aging population and those living with mental illness.

Our dedicated and passionate team of around 900 employees and 130 volunteers, deliver care and services to over 3000 West Australians across our residential, retirement village, mental health, community housing and home care portfolio.

Our promise to our clients, residents and each other is to enable extraordinary because we;

Listen, ActDo not give up, Work as one.

Southern Plus and Southern Cross Housing Ltd. are part of the Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. Group.

Southern Cross Care (WA) is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We also acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work.

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