Aged Care Team Leader/Mentor - REF 14900/VS


A Little Bit About Your New Employer

This organisation concentrates on the community and is part of a small, remote and beautiful region located on the tropical West Coast of Cape York, Far North Queensland. Ultimately, you’ll be joining an established, well-respected organisation and you’ll be helping them provide infrastructure and services to remote indigenous communities.

Your Exciting, New Role

Their PADS centre is an accredited provider of aged care and disability services. This role is designed to guide and mentor older people to meet the challenges of ageing with dignity, pride love and compassion. The Aged Care Coordinator will provide you with all of the direction and support you might need. Major responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Conducting client assessments and care planning
  • Planning and providing nutritious meals in line with client’s individual needs
  • Supervision and training of up to 17 staff
  • Providing personal services and mentoring to up to 50 clients
  • Office duties and database management
  • Prioritise and reallocate jobs where necessary

The Skills You Bring

  • You have tertiary qualifications such as Certificate III in Aged Care, Primary Health Care or Management
  • You have a current national police clearance certificate and a QLD Blue Card
  • You have the ability to obtain a Food Safety Supervisor Certificate
  • Cook Qualifications are highly desirable
  • Having worked in a similar position you have experience in solution based thinking, along with demonstrated empathy to meet the needs of older people
  • Teamwork is one of your favourite words and is a must in this role, as you will be leading and supervising the team to achieve positive outcomes in coordination with agreed budgets
  • You understand the importance of having a strong work ethic, its second nature to you
  • You are a natural communicator with the oral and written communication skills to match
  • You are culturally responsive and communicate sensitively and effectively

What’s In It For You!

You will be getting a generous salary package and the opportunity to work in a diverse and interesting role. Subsidised accommodation in a fully furnished house is provided.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Job Reference: 14900/VS

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