Aged Care Traineeship (Community Support) - Millicent (JO000076479) Millicent, Australia

In proud partnership with the Limestone Coast Local Health Network, MEGT has opportunities available to take the first step in your career towards becoming an Community Support Worker (Aged Care) Trainee. We are now recruiting Trainee Community Support Workers (Aged Care).

Our mission at SA Health is to lead and deliver a comprehensive and sustainable health system that aims to ensure healthier, longer and better lives for all South Australians.

Residents within the Limestone Coast Local Health Network have access to a wide range of health care services. The Limestone Coast region covers a large geographical area which consists of the Upper and Lower South East, and extends all the way to the Victorian border.

The health units within the Limestone Coast LHN have dedicated and experienced staff who strive to meet the needs of the community by providing the highest level of health care.

What will you be doing?

The successful candidates will be employed and hosted by MEGT for the 12-month traineeship duration, undertaking a Certificate III Individual Support (Aged Care) and on-the-job component. Opportunities are available in the Limestone Coast Local Health Network including Millicent, Bordertown, Naracoorte and Mt Gambier.

The trainee will be providing services including personal care, cleaning, meal preparation, transport and social support, to persons who are aged, frail or disabled and who wish to remain living in their own home with some assistance, or are living in a Residential Aged Care facility.

What are we looking for?

  • Proven ability to work well within a team environment and provide assistance and co-operation to other staff.
  • Possess effective interpersonal and communication skills including active listening skills, and the ability to relate to people from different cultures, backgrounds and circumstances.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and timeframes, use discretion and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to perform work of a general nature under supervision.
  • Possess patience, flexibility, resilience and a solution focussed approach.
  • Be dependable, reliable and respectful towards clients/carers/family members and colleagues.
  • Willingness to develop further skills and experience by undertaking training as appropriate.
  • Commitment to customer service and consumer directed care principles

Some extra requirements:

  • A Current driver’s licence and willingness to drive
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Access to a reliable, registered and insured (minimum of third-party insurance) motor vehicle.
  • Meet immunisation requirements as outlined by the Immunisation Guidelines for Health Care Workers in South Australia 2014

What’s in it for you?

  • Complete a Certificate III in Individual support (Aged Care)
  • Earn a fulltime wage while working towards a qualification.
  • Receive mentoring and support throughout your traineeship

So, what is next?

Apply now!

For further enquiries, please contact Michael on 0405 145 814

Visit the I Work For SA website to learn more about opportunities for trainees, apprentices and university graduates in the SA Public Sector.

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