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Reference Number 16470
Position Title Health Assistant
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Entity Aged Operations
Location Geoffrey Cutter Centre – Kenny Street, Windsor Gardens, Ballarat East VIC 3350
Award Classification Victorian Public Health Sector (Health Professional, Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Officers) Multiple Enterprise Agreement 2011-2015 - Pers Care Work Gr 1
Hours 40
Position Summary

Health Assistant,

Geoffrey Cutter Centre,

Permanent Part Time

40 hours per fortnight

 

Ballarat Health Services is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Health Assistant at Geoffrey Cutter Centre.

 

Geoffrey Cutter is a 60 bed high level residential aged care facility located in Ballarat East. It is staffed by a team committed to delivering resident focused high quality care.

 

Successful applicants will possess a high degree of flexibility and a willingness to learn and must demonstrate competence in the following behaviours and qualifications:

 

Behaviours:

  • Adaptability 
  • Initiating Action
  • Collaboration
  • Managing Work (including Time Management)
  • Work Standards 
  • Stress Tolerance 

Qualifications:

  • Care Management Certificate III or IV in Residential Aged Care
  • Successful attainment of CHCCS305C - Assist Clients with Medication
  • Successful attainment of HLTFS207C - Follow Basic Food Safety Practices

 

Working within a multidisciplinary team you will be expected to facilitate and foster best practise and service delivery to our clients and their families within Geoffrey Cutter Centre.

 

Being part of a team that values Leadership and Excellence in Healthcare you will work in first class facilities that maximises care, compassion, individual choice and quality outcomes for all clients and patients.

 

We are looking for person with a passion for aged care, a strong focus on resident centred care and who can demonstrate an ability to work within our organisational values of Teamwork, Respect, Accountability and Compassion.

 

If you feel that you are suited to this exciting opportunity, applications can be made on the Ballarat Health Services website via the e-recruit portal. If you have any further enquiries please contact Lyn Fraser on 5337 1564.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Immunisation clearance and a satisfactory current Police Record Check.

All applications must be submitted online.

 

 

BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. 

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you possess a certificate III or IV in Residential Aged Care or equivalent?
Essential: Have you successfully attained CHCCS305C – Assist clients with medication?
Essential: Have you successfully attained HLTFS207C – Follow Basic Food Safety Practices?
Essential: Have you had previous experience working in an Aged Care Facility?
Essential: Are you competent in the use of computer and computer software, particularly the use of the Microsoft Office suite?
Essential: Describe a procedure you have used to keep track of items requiring your attention. Tell me about a time when you used this procedure (Looking for: the situation, what you did, why you did it and what the outcome was).
Essential: At one time or another, we’ve all forgotten to do something important for an internal/external customer. Tell me about a time when this happened to you (Looking for: the situation, what you did, why you did it and what the outcome was).
Essential: We’ve all been in situations in which we couldn’t complete everything we needed to on time. Tell me about a time when this happened to you (Looking for: the situation, what you did, why you did it and what the outcome was).
Essential: Tell me about the most challenging change you have faced at work (Looking for: the situation, what you did, why you did it and what the outcome was)
Essential: Tell me about a time when you had to change or adjust your work schedule to get your work done? (Looking for: the situation, what you did, why you did it and what the outcome was)
Essential: Not all organizational changes are clearly explained and/or communicated. What have you done when you found out about an unexpected change or were confused by a change? (Looking for: the situation, what you did, why you did it and what the outcome was)
Essential: Tell me what each of the following values mean to you and how do you demonstrate each value at work? Teamwork, Respect, Accountability and Compassion.
Essential: What does resident centered care mean to you? Can you give us an example of when you have demonstrated resident centered care?
Contact Person Lyn Fraser
Contact Number 5337 1564
Closing Date 22/08/2019
Position Description
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