Health Care Worker – Residential Aged Care

November 10th, 2022

Permanent Full Time

About Dhelkaya Health

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does.

Dhelkaya Health delivers a diverse range of inpatient, outpatient, aged care, community health and outreach services to Mount Alexander Shire. It also delivers assessment, rehabilitation and allied health services to neighbouring shires. Dhelkaya Health is committed to the quality, accessibility and sustainability of acute, aged and community-based healthcare, and family and housing services.

Dhelkaya Health has campuses in Castlemaine and Maldon.

This Role

Penhall Hostel is a cosy home to 32 residents, we currently are seeking enthusiastic HCWs to join our team with up to 80 permanent hours, per fortnight on offer.

If you:

  • like working in a happy environment and want to be a part of a team providing amazing person-centred care surrounded by supportive colleagues
  • wish to end each work day with a strong sense of accomplishment & job satisfaction
  • Have a competency in assisting clients with medications
  • have great interpersonal and communication skills

Then please keep reading.

Our workplace offers:

  • good ratios of 1:6 in the mornings
  • a fantastic close-knit, supportive team to work with
  • access to an Aged Care Educator and clinical support nurse
  • flexible roster, promoting work life balance
  • fantastic GP rapports and support
  • ongoing support from dedicated Nurse Unit Managers and ANUM’S.
  • working under Safe Patient Care ratios
  • free parking
  • free optional gym membership
  • salary packaging
  • access to a massage chair, free fruit to support your health and wellbeing at work, because that’s important to us
  • an opportunity to work with interesting residents who you can help advocate for to improve health and quality of life outcomes.

Culture and Benefits

Castlemaine and Maldon are located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in the Mount Alexander Shire. The area is renowned for its creativity, history and as host to the Castlemaine State Festival. The shire is a short drive from Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, unique natural environment and historic goldfields, the community offers a rich diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors.
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required.
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year

Dhelkaya Health values diversity and encourages individuals from all cultures and backgrounds to apply.

Further information is available from Caitlin Evans or Michelle McNicol, Nurse Unit Manager on 5471 3688

Applications close Sunday 27th November 2022

To apply, please click here.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check and compliance with Castlemaine Health Vaccination Policy.

Posted in Employment Opportunities