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Flexicare Support Assistant - Sylvania

Frank Vickery Village

  • casual and part-time (8 hours per week) positions
  • based in Sylvania

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from disability, aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can."

 

About the program

Frank Vickery Village is a self-care retirement village and home to over 230 residents. Our Flexicare Department provides a range of services to our residents including (but not limited to), domestic cleaning services, working in the village coffee shop, dining room meals, vital-call response, personal care, medication assistance and short-term post hospital care.

 

About the role

Due to a departmental realignment, casual and part-time Flexicare Support Assistant positions have become available at Frank Vickery Village, Sylvania. There are also opportunities for the successful applicants to be trained in aged care in the future.

With a supportive team of staff, the Flexicare Department is an integral part of the daily operations of Frank Vickery Village. If you are passionate about providing outstanding service and want to work in an environment that is fast-paced but also caring and compassionate, you should consider applying for this position.

 

Essential criteria

  • flexibility in availability to work days, weekends and nights
  • commitment to working with older people
  • demonstrate experience in working in a domestic assistance or hospitality role
  • possess above average communication skills, both verbal and written
  • ability to work independently to meet deadlines and as part of a team
  • must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • barista experience an advantage
  • have or be willing to obtain a First Aid Certificate.

 

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing the essential criteria. For further information or to apply, please contact:

Petra Nicholson at Frank Vickery Village

Phone: 9532 8000

Email: petra.nicholson@wesleymission.org.au

Applicants will need to provide a cover letter and a current resume. Applications that fail to address criteria as outlined above will not be considered. Electronic applications are preferred.

 

Applications close: Friday 2 October 2020, by 5pm.

 

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Code of Conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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