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Over 1.8 million hours of care provided

Personal Care Assistant

Care For Family, Sydney, NSW
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Who are we looking for?

Full-time & Part-time/Casual Jobs Available

We're seeking passionate personal care assistants to deliver comprehensive care support in a residential care or home care setting. Ideal candidates are individuals who are registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and AHPRA registration. We encourage applicants with a minimum of 6 months experience, including clinical placements, to apply. If you are motivated by the prospect of making a positive impact in the aged care or disability sector, this could be the perfect role for you.

Job Description

As a personal care assistant, you will provide essential supervision, mentoring, and development to ensure the delivery of appropriate, effective, and safe care. Your duties will include direct nursing care, assessment and observation of patients, communicating with physicians and insurance providers, administering medications, wound care, and risk assessment. No two days are ever the same in this role! We offer flexible working conditions, with casual, part-time, and full-time opportunities, to ensure your work-life balance suits your needs, as well as ours.

Who is Care For Family?

We are a values-based organisation that prides itself on our fantastic team, supportive working environment, and genuine care and compassion for our clients. As a part of our Personal Care Assistant team, you will gain more than just a job – you’ll have a vocation with heart and purpose, offering real support to the community.

Duties

  • Delivering direct and comprehensive nursing care
  • Assessing and observing, and communicating to patients
  • Recording details and symptoms of current health
  • Communicating with physicians
  • Interacting with insurance providers (if required)
  • Perform physical exams and record health histories before making critical decisions
  • Provide health promotion, counselling, and education
  • Preparing patients for exams and treatment
  • Administer medications and other personalized interventions
  • Monitoring patients for side effects and reactions
  • Wound care and skin integrity

Essential Skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Understanding patients’ nutritional requirements
  • Risk assessment and prevention
  • Excellent communication and listening
  • Clear and precise writing
  • Teamwork
  • Shows leadership
  • Strong organisation and time management
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • Having a positive attitude
  • Being aware of realistic goals and limitations
  • Understanding each individual's needs
  • Consistent and ability to follow through
  • Professional
  • Having a passion for caring for the elderly
  • Energetic
  • Compassion and the ability to empathise with patients
  • An interest in patient health

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Registration with AHPRA

Desirable Skills & Qualifications

  • Unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence

Experience

  • Minimum of 6 months employment, including clinical placements.
  • Having a positive attitude and empathetic nature.
  • Being aware of realistic goals and limitations – making sure you understand each person and their strengths, needs, goals, and support needs.
  • Consistency and ability to follow through.
  • Professional – human, friendly, but not needy or dependent.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills by not only verbalising communication but by being attentive to what clients have to say too.

Location

  • Sydney
  • Eastern Suburbs
  • Northern Beaches
  • Inner West
  • Greater Sydney area

Hours / Working Pattern

  • Flexible working hours
  • 2-24 hours/day
  • Part-time, casual or full-time hours

Salary / Pay

  • We generally offer higher rates of pay than all other care providers in and around Sydney
  • AUD per hour Minimum is $25 -$35
  • Pro-rated amount
  • Bonuses available

Mandatory Checks and Licenses

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Working With Children Check
  • National Criminal History check
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Two professional references
  • Right to work in Australia

Additional Checks and Licenses

  • NSW Drivers Licence
  • Third Party Car Insurance

Our Recruitment Process

Are you looking for a rewarding career in home care? Look no further! At Care For Family, we are dedicated to providing exceptional care. Our unique recruitment process ensures that we handpick the most compassionate and dedicated carers for the families we support. From the initial application form to starting work, we prioritise a seamless experience. Our team conducts thorough interviews to assess the skills and suitability of each candidate, guaranteeing their ability to provide exceptional care. Once selected, our carers are meticulously rostered, ensuring they are available when they are needed most. With Care For Family, our clients and team members can trust that they are in capable hands. Join our team today and make a difference in the lives of individuals with personal care needs. Apply now and experience the Care For Family difference.
1

Application Form

Complete our application form and we will inform you of your eligibility for an interview.
2

Interview

If we believe that you have the potential to join our dedicated team of carers we will schedule an interview with you.
3

Get Rostered

From part-time to full-time hours, we can usually offer flexible hours to suit your availability.
4

Start Working

You’re now part of the Care For Family team, caring for our clients that we are dedicatied to supporting.