Senior Care Worker

  • : Blue Care
  • : 16-May-2020
  • : Stanthorpe QLD 4380

Position Details

Reference Number 35226
Position Title Senior Care Worker
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity South West
Location Stanthorpe Community Care
Enterprise agreement Care & Support Services - Care Employee Level 5
Roles Available 1
Hours per fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Stanthorpe Community Care
  • $26.79 per hour (FTE $52937) + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging

Blue Care are inviting applications from experienced care workers to support our personal carers and clients in Stanthorpe


As a Senior Care Worker, you will provide support and leadership to Personal Carers in the delivery of quality person centred care to their clients living in the community.  


You'll deliver individualised support to your clients living in the community, providing services that promote their independence, enhancing their quality of life and empowering them to spend time doing what matters!


With no two days ever the same, you’ll spend your time on the road, completing your scheduled visits, interacting one-on-one with clients and their loved ones within their homes. You’ll be responsible for:

  • Assessment of new client admissions & developing and reviewing client care plants
  • Ensuring appropriate staff are allocated to clients, based on assessed needs
  • Assisting in the recruitment and development of personal care staff.
  • In home services such as personal care, daily living activities including showering, personal hygiene, food preparation and domestic cleaning.
  • Support to participate in community based recreational and social activities, including transportation and assistance with shopping and appointments

We’ll look after you too:

Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated and passionate team of more than 8,000 people do is built on our commitment to recognising individuals while enabling independence, choice and freedom. As the largest provider in Queensland, Blue Care offer:

  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs

Your skills and experience:

You’ll be passionate about making a difference and bringing empathy and compassion to your client’s lives. You’ll be driven to improve their independence and well-being, attentively providing the support outlined in their care plan. You’ll be a well-organised, self-starter with a willingness to adapt to changing priorities within your week and work independently to achieve your daily plan. You’ll demonstrate:

  • Certificate III Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain
  • Confidence with smart phones and digital devices or willingness to learn
  • QLD Driver’s License and roadworthy registered vehicle
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies.

Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.  


We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.


Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
Essential: If you are successful for this role, you may be required to undergo a series of pre-employment checks, that may include your Right to Work in Australia, Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and a Health Screening Questionnaire. Do you consent to this?
Essential: Do you hold the required qualifications for this role? Please note you WILL be required to provide copies during the interview process.
Essential: Do you hold a current Australian Drivers Licence and have access to a roadworthy passenger vehicle that is insured for work purposes?
Essential: Do you have any limitations on your availability? If yes, please list when you are NOT available:


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Home Care Provider
Job Title
Senior Care Worker
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Salary / Pay Range
$25 to $30
Salary / Pay Details
$26.79 per hour (FTE $52937) + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging
Start timeframe
Posted By
Blue Care
Contact Phone
Candidate Criteria
Has Car?
Highest Education
Stanthorpe QLD 4380
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