Personal Care Assistant

South Gippsland Permanent

Having recently moved to the Latrobe Valley area with his family, Joshua is quickly establishing himself in the local business community.Joshua has held various leadership and management roles whilst gaining valuable recruitment experience working for companies such as Apple, Teleperformance, IBM Australia, IVE Group Pty Ltd and Monash Health. With qualifications in information technology, quality customer service best practice and leadership training, Joshua is well placed to assist local business with their staffing challenges.A highly capable and motivated individual with a passion for providing excellent customer service, Joshua believes in collaboration with his clients to correctly identify and define their problems. This approach builds trust and enhances business relationships and allows for easier, more efficient and effective outcomes.With experience gained through an extensive sales, marketing and customer service background Joshua has consistently delivered results for his employers and clients alike. By working closely with his clients to ensure the exact job requirements are defined, Joshua is able to build strong job advertisement campaigns that are designed to reliably attract the right applicants.To get started with the recruitment process today, or to see how else Joshua may help your business, contact him on 0447 742 665 or via [email protected]

Recruiter :
Joshua Down

Joshua Down
  • Options for full-time, part-time, and flexible hours
  • Earn a competitive salary in a supportive environment
  • Opportunities for advancement in the healthcare field
About our Client

Our Client a high quality aged care in Wonthaggi offers a range of services to support the physical, emotional, and social well-being of its residents and is dedicated to providing high-quality care and support for elderly residents, helping them to live comfortably and maintain their independence for as long as possible. 


About the Role

A Personal Care Assistant (PCA) provides support and assistance to individuals with daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and meal preparation, enabling them to live independently and maintain their quality of life.


Responsibilities:  
  • Helping clients with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and mobility.
  • Assisting with meal planning, preparation, and feeding as needed.
  • Providing companionship and emotional support to clients.
  • Maintaining accurate records of care provided and any observations or concerns.
  • Observing and reporting any changes in the client's health or behavior to appropriate medical personnel or family members.
  • Performing light housekeeping tasks such as tidying up, laundry, and cleaning.
Requirements:
  • PCAs must adhere to legal and ethical standards in healthcare and maintain client confidentiality.
  • Good communication skills are important for effectively interacting with clients, families, and healthcare professionals.
  • Minimum Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in healthcare or caregiving is often preferred but not always required.
  • A caring and compassionate attitude is essential for providing quality care to clients.
  • PCAs must be able to lift, bend, and stand for long periods, as the role may involve assisting clients with mobility and other physical tasks.
How to Apply

All applications MUST be received via the GBS Recruitment website (www.gbsrecruitment.com.au).

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact our office on 03 5174 2665 or email [email protected]

Referral reward:

Healthcare & Medicine > Aged Care Healthcare & Medicine

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