Aged care assistant
Bupa Aged Care Mildura
A great opportunity has been offered in the Community Services: Aged Care Industry in the Lifestyle and Leisure Department as an assistant lifestyle coach at Bupa Aged Care Mildura.
Bupa Aged Care is one of Australia’s leading private residential aged care providers with more than 70 care homes across the country. Bupa Aged Care provides an extensive range of care and support to more than 6,700 residents, including residential, respite and specialised dementia care.
If you have a genuine interest in the Aged Care Industry as a Lifestyle Assistant, engaging with the elderly with a positive friendly caring disposition you are encouraged to apply.
This is a great work experience opportunity to gain skills and experience in the Lifestyle and Leisure Department at Bupa Aged Care Mildura.
Please share and speak to your Careers Teacher to gain further information.
Skills You Might Learn
Students will gain an understanding of and develop the basic skills related to working in the
Aged Care Industry – Lifestyle and Leisure
Students will learn to work in a team, communicate effectively in the workplace, be punctual at all times, present at work in appropriate work attire, follow instructions, complete work with a attention to detail and adhere to OH&S requirements at the work place.
Typical Tasks & Duties
The student will observe and spend time under the direct supervision of experienced and qualified staff assisting with general tasks and duties relating to lifestyle and activity programs.
Tasks and duties may include assisting to prepare for daily activities, participating in activities as instructed, safely manual handle and use materials at the work area, clean and maintain the work area and apply OH&S requirements for the Aged Care Industry.
Whilst the student is attending the work experience placement they are expected to:
• Show a genuine interest in the Aged Care Industry.
• Have obtained a National Police Check, please note: obtaining a National Police Check is required prior to attending the work placement.
• Be neat in appearance, maintain a high level of personal hygiene, willing to observe, listen and learn while working in our team.
The student will need to be well presented as Aged Care Industry work in full view of residents.
• Flat, non-slip, enclosed work shoes.
• Neat casual dress appropriate for the workplace, (long black pants and shirt).
• Long hair must be tied back, nails must be kept short and clean.
• No inappropriate or offensive slogans
• No Jewellery
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to the tasks and duties carried out by the student, will be supplied by the Host Employer.
Special Transport Requirements
Student to arrange own transport to and from work.