Aged care jobs

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  • Registered Nurse
  • Kelso
  • January 7, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group is a large not for profit aged care organisation with services throughout NSW. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. With 70 years of experience, we’re well established with a fantastic record of providing quality client care.

An exciting opportunity has become available for experienced and passionate Registered Nurses to join the Kelso residential team on a permanent part time and casual basis. If you are passionate about contributing to the improvement of quality of life of the elderly and would like to work with a professional organisation that recognizes the contribution of staff through education and support programs, then this position is for you.

 

ABOUT WHIDDON

Whiddon is an award winning, not for profit organisation that has been caring for older Australians in NSW for 70 years. As an organisation that operates in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and provider of aged care services.

At Whiddon we are here to support our clients and residents to ensure a better quality of life, health and wellbeing. Going beyond in the way we care for and connect with clients, residents, team members, families and communities is what makes us unique.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

 

YOUR DUTIES

  • Managing clinical services outcomes as required by the Care Plan
  • Leading a team to deliver high level care by modeling a positive, fun and solutions focused approach
  • Overseeing the effective workforce planning and rostering of staff to ensure the delivery of care as required by the care plan
  • Managing and developing employees
  • Being a champion for client rights and the creation of a culture where clients are respected as individuals and reporting and addressing of client related concerns is supported.

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • A Registered Nurse qualification with current APHRA registration
  • A minimum of 2 years experience as an RN
  • Experience and understanding of ACFI
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Aged Care accreditation Standards and understanding of continuous improvement
  • Superior communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Experience in managing/mentoring care staff
  • The right to work in Australia.

 

OUR BENEFITS

As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include-

  • FBT/Salary packaging
  • Scholarship program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and on the job learning
  • Conferences, external education and on the job learning

To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at The Whiddon Group then visit our website www.whiddon.com.au/working-with-whiddon or contact Nicole Mahara, Director Care Services on (02) 6330 7000. To apply please click on the ‘apply now’ link below and attach a copy of your cover letter and resume.

 

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

  • Home Care Employee
  • Narrabri
  • January 7, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group has been providing health care services for 70 years. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. Well resourced and committed to creating quality client experiences, our workforce of over 1600 team members is passionate about what they do.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Home Care Employee to join the Community Care team in Narrabri with the successful individual being employed on a casual basis. Reporting to the Community Care Coordinator, the successful individual will have a certificate III qualification and experience in a similar role.

If you are passionate about contributing to the improvement of quality of life of the elderly and people with a disability and would like to work with a professional organisation that recognizes the contribution of staff through education and support programs then this position is for you.

 

WHY WORK FOR US

As an organisation that operates in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and important provider of aged care services. We actively promote and maintain this sense of community where everyone matters.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value every one of our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

 

YOUR DUTIES

  • Experience in the provision of community-based services to older people and/or clients with a disability
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • A commitment to care of older people  and people with disabilities, with an emphasis on maximizing their independence

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Certificate III Assistant in Nursing, in Aged Care or Community Care
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Drivers Licence and reliable transport
  • Comprehensive car insurance on vehicle
  • The right to work in Australia.

While previous experience relating to disability and/or mental health is preferred, it is not essential.

 

OUR BENEFITS

As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include-

  • Whiddon pays for staff mileage between clients
  • FBT/Salary packaging
  • Scholarship program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and on the job learning
  • Conferences, external education and on the job learning

 

To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at The Whiddon Group then visit our website www.whiddon.com.au/working-with-whiddon or contact Samantha Tailby, Community Care Coordinator on (02) 6792 9691. To apply please click on the ‘apply now’ link below and attach a copy of your cover letter and resume.

 

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

  • Registered Nurse
  • Glenfield
  • January 7, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group has been providing health care services for over 60 years. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. Well resourced and committed to creating quality client experiences, our workforce of over 1600 team members is passionate about what they do.

An exciting opportunity has become available within our Easton Park service at Glenfield for a passionate and Aged Care experienced Registered Nurse to join the team on a casual basis. If you are passionate about contributing to the improvement of quality of life of the elderly and would like to work with a professional organisation that recognizes the contribution of staff through education and support programs, then this position is for you.

You will need to be available to work a minimum of 4 shifts per week over a 24hrs x 7 day roster.

 

ABOUT WHIDDON

Whiddon is a not for profit organisation that has been caring for older Australians in NSW for the last 70 years. As an organisation that provides services in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and important provider of aged care services.

At Whiddon we are here to support our clients and residents to have a better quality of life, health and wellbeing. Going beyond in the way we care for and connect with clients, residents, team members, families and communities is what makes us unique.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

 

YOUR DUTIES

  • Managing clinical services outcomes as required by the Care Plan
  • Leading a team to deliver high level care by modeling a positive, fun and solutions focused approach
  • Overseeing the effective workforce planning and rostering of staff to ensure the delivery of care as required by the care plan
  • Managing and developing employees
  • Being a champion for client rights and the creation of a culture where clients are respected as individuals and reporting and addressing of client related concerns is supported.

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • A Registered Nurse qualification with current APHRA registration
  • A minimum of 3 years aged care experience as an RN
  • Experience and understanding of ACFI
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Aged Care accreditation Standards and understanding of continuous improvement
  • Superior communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Experience in managing/mentoring care staff
  • The right to work in Australia.

 

OUR BENEFITS

  • As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include-
  • FBT/Salary packaging
  • Scholarship program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and on the job learning
  • Conferences, external education and on the job learning

 

To apply please click on the ‘apply now’ link below and attach a copy of your cover letter and resume.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Previous applicants need not re-apply

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

  • Registered Nurse
  • Redhead
  • January 9, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group has been providing health care services for over 70 years. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. Well resourced and committed to creating quality client experiences, our workforce of over 2000 team members across residential and community care is passionate about what they do.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced and passionate Registered Nurse to join the Redhead Community Care team on a casual basis. For the successful individual, there is a possibility of the role becoming permanent part time in the future. If you are passionate about contributing to the improvement of quality of life of the elderly and would like to work with a professional organisation that recognizes the contribution of staff through education and support programs, then this position is for you.

 

ABOUT WHIDDON

Whiddon is a not for profit organisation that has been caring for older Australians in NSW for the last 70 years. As an organisation that provides services in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and important provider of aged care services.

At Whiddon we are here to support our clients and residents to have a better quality of life, health and wellbeing. Going beyond in the way we care for and connect with clients, residents, team members, families and communities is what makes us unique.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

 

YOUR DUTIES

  • Managing clinical services outcomes as required by the Care Plan
  • Leading a team to deliver high level care by modeling a positive, fun and solutions focused approach
  • Overseeing the effective workforce planning and rostering of staff to ensure the delivery of care as required by the care plan
  • Managing and developing employees
  • Being a champion for client rights and the creation of a culture where clients are respected as individuals and reporting and addressing of client related concerns is supported.

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • A Registered Nurse qualification with current APHRA registration
  • A minimum of 2 years experience as an RN
  • Experience and understanding of ACFI
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Aged Care accreditation Standards and understanding of continuous improvement
  • Superior communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Experience in managing/mentoring care staff
  • The right to work in Australia.

 

OUR BENEFITS

  • As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include-
  • FBT/Salary packaging
  • Scholarship program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and on the job learning
  • Conferences, external education and on the job learning

 

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Anna Tait, Community Services Manager on (02) (02) 6330 7091.To apply please click on the ‘apply now’ link below and attach a copy of your cover letter and resume.

 

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

  • Community Services Manager- Northern
  • Kyogle
  • January 4, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group is an aged and community care provider offering residential and community care services throughout New South Wales. Due to recently internal movement, we are currently seeking a talented Community Services Manager to join our Corporate Office team on a permanent full-time basis.

This position will see you working with an energetic and fast paced Community Care team, offering support and guidance to a team of Coordinators whilst overseeing the operational components and actively participating in the marketing and promotion of Whiddon’s suite of services in the northern region.

 

WHY WORK FOR WHIDDON

Whiddon is an award winning, not for profit organisation that has been caring for older Australians in NSW for close to 70 years. As an organisation that operates in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and provider of aged and community care services.

At Whiddon we are here to support our clients and residents to ensure a better quality of life, health and wellbeing. Going beyond in the way we care for and connect with clients, residents, team members, families and communities is what makes us unique.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

OUR BENEFITS

As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include:

  • FBT/Salary packaging options, including a motor vehicle
  • Scholarship and leadership programs
  • Traineeships, mentoring and on the job training
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Conferences and external education

 

YOUR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • All aspects of staff management including recruitment of staff,  induction and orientation to community care coordinators, develop staff education and competence training plans as well as ongoing personal and professional development for the team.
  • Work collaboratively with the General Manager Community Care in business development, customer relations and marketing for service growth in the area.
  • Provide relief when a Coordinator is absent, and assist in the professional development of identified staff into a Coordinator or Community services manager role.
  • Manage the operational budget and monthly reporting for the region.
  • Lead and actively participate in the marketing strategy for the region.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with Home Care Standards, ACAS standards and any other requirements.
  • Develop, implement and regularly review polices and procedures.
  • Monitor individual CDC budgets, to ensure that there are no clients in deficit, that service provision is maximized and that clients do not carry significant surplus.
  • Manage the operational performance of region.

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Qualifications in community services, social work, nursing or extensive relevant experience managing community services.
  • Excellent demonstrated knowledge of the aged care industry including recent changes to home care services.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team, including recruitment and selection, training and development and managing performance, particularly across various sites.
  • Experience in positively participating in, and actively supporting organisational change.
  • Demonstrated experiencing overseeing both individual client budgets and operational budgets.
  • Well developed interpersonal, negotiation and business development skills, particularly the promotion of current services and connecting with local communities to marketing new services.
  • Excellent knowledge of continuous improvement principles, and working within Community Care Common Standards, or similar.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office, client care managements systems and network systems.
  • Ability to undertake regular travel for work purposes is essential.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at The Whiddon Group then visit our website https://www.whiddon.com.au/working-with-whiddon/ or contact our General Manager Community Care, Janelle Bajada on 02 9827 6703. To apply for this position, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the above criteria.

 

The successful applicant will be required to undergo/provide a successful criminal record check.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

Applications Close: 4 January 2018

  • Home Care Employee
  • Kyogle
  • January 16, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group has been providing health care services for over 60 years. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. Well resourced and committed to creating quality client experiences, our workforce of over 1600 team members is passionate about what they do.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Home Care Employee to join the Community Care team within the Kyogle/Lismore/Casino and surrounding areas on a casual basis. If you are passionate about contributing to the improvement of quality of life of the elderly and people with a disability and would like to work with a professional organisation that recognizes the contribution of staff through education and support programs then this position is for you.

 

WHY WORK FOR US

As an organisation that operates in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and important provider of aged care services. We actively promote and maintain this sense of community where everyone matters.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value every one of our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

 

YOUR DUTIES

  • Experience in the provision of community-based services to older people and/or clients with a disability
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • A commitment to care of older people  and people with disabilities, with an emphasis on maximizing their independence

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Certificate III Assistant in Nursing, in Aged Care or Community Care or working towards same
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Third Party Insured vehicle
  • The right to work in Australia.

OUR BENEFITS

As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include-

  • Whiddon pays for staff mileage between clients
  • FBT/Salary packaging
  • Scholarship program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and on the job learning
  • Conferences, external education and on the job learning

 

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Anna Tait, Community Service Manager- Southern on 0448 478 667. To apply please click on the ‘apply now’ link below and attach a copy of your cover letter and resume.

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

  • Deputy Director Care Services
  • Narrabri
  • January 25, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group is a large not for profit aged care organisation with services throughout NSW. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. With 70 years of experience, we’re well established with a fantastic record of providing quality client care.

A wonderful opportunity has become available at our Narrabri, Robert Young Service for an experienced senior RN to take the next step in their career as Deputy Director Care Services. Offering fantastic managerial exposure and work/life balance, this position is looking for an exceptional leader who has the vision and capability to work to take our service from strength to strength.

WHY WORK FOR WHIDDON

Whiddon is an award winning, not for profit organisation that has been caring for older Australians in NSW for 70 years. As an organisation that operates in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and provider of aged care services.

At Whiddon we are here to support our clients and residents to ensure a better quality of life, health and wellbeing. Going beyond in the way we care for and connect with clients, residents, team members, families and communities is what makes us unique.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

OUR BENEFITS

As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include:

  • FBT/Salary packaging options
  • Scholarship and leadership programs
  • Traineeships, mentoring and on the job training
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Conferences and external education

YOUR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In this role, your will be responsible for:

  • Managing clinical and hospitality service outcomes.
  • Managing employees on a day to day basis.
  • Putting your stamp on quality, infection control and service based learning and development.
  • Supporting the Director Care Services to meet financial and budgetary goals.
  • Supporting the Director Care Services to plan services.
  • Fostering a culture where learning, service, safety, improvement and team work is encouraged, supported and valued.
  • Championing client rights and the creation of a culture where clients are respected as individuals, and reporting of client related concerns is supported

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Strong clinical experience;
  • Strong ACFI experience with attention to detail;
  • Significant experience working with, leading and managing a team;
  • Highly organised, flexible and committed to exceptional resident care;
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risk;
  • Ability to create sustainable and positive relationships with colleagues, residents, families and visiting allied health specialists;
  • Relevant degree or tertiary qualification;
  • The right to work in Australia.

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at The Whiddon Group then visit our website https://www.whiddon.com.au/working-with-whiddon/ or contact our Director Care Services – Narrabri & Wee Waa, Dianne Russel on (02) 6792 9600. To apply for this position, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the above criteria.

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Redhead
  • January 25, 2018
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  • Award winning, progressive and innovative aged care provider
  • Permanent part-time and casual positions available (Cert III & IV )
  • Day, evening, night and weekend shifts available

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group is a large not for profit aged care organisation with services throughout NSW. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. With 70 years of experience, we’re well established with a fantastic record of providing quality client care.

We are currently seeking experienced Assistants in Nursing to join our fantastic team at Redhead on a casual, and permanent part-time basis. With multiple shifts available including day, evening, night and weekend shifts, the successful candidates will be required to hold a minimum Certificate III or Certificate IV in Nursing.

 

WHY WORK FOR WHIDDON

Whiddon is an award winning, not for profit organisation that has been caring for older Australians in NSW for 70 years. As an organisation that operates in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and provider of aged care services.

At Whiddon we are here to support our clients and residents to ensure a better quality of life, health and wellbeing. Going beyond in the way we care for and connect with clients, residents, team members, families and communities is what makes us unique.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

OUR BENEFITS

As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include:

  • FBT/Salary packaging options
  • Scholarship and leadership programs
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Traineeships
  • Mentoring and on the job learning
  • Conferences and external education

 

YOUR DUTIES

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Empathy and compassion for the elderly;
  • An understanding of the importance and commitment to providing excellent customer service;
  • Excellent team work;
  • Exceptional organisation and time management skills;
  • A commitment to continuous improvement;
  • A commitment to providing a high standard of clinical care and leadership;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • An ability to complete computer generated documentation and progress notes as well as written charts.

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • A Certificate III in Nursing
  • A Certificate IV in Nursing;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Recent Experience in a similar role for minimum of 12 months
  • Excellent assessment, clinical care and decision making skills;
  • Current First Aid Certificate;
  • The right to work in Australia

 

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at The Whiddon Group then visit our website www.whiddon.com.au/careers-volunteering or contact Director Care Services – Redhead, Les Anderson on (02) 4935 2102. To apply for this position, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the above criteria.

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

  • Customer Relations Officer
  • Glenfield
  • January 19, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

The Whiddon Group has been providing award winning health care services for 70 years. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 2000 customers across  NSW. Well resourced and committed to creating quality customer experiences, our workforce of nearly 2000 team members is passionate about what they do.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Customer Relations Officer to join the team on a part basis and work in our Contact Centre. Being the first point of contact for the business, our Customer Relations Officers are responsible for providing excellent customer service, guidance and information to meet customer needs. This role will see the successful individual working 2 shifts on a Monday & Friday 3pm to 7pm, with additional shifts on offer to cover periods of leave.

Your role is varied and dynamic, with great opportunities to deliver a fantastic experience to our customers every day and help make their experience of aged care and Whiddon a great one.

You’ll be responsible for taking inbound calls from current and potential customers, answering customer questions, providing information about Whiddon’s aged care services, providing guidance and information to help them navigate the aged care system. This may involve assisting customers with information on eligibility, funding and entitlements, determining their needs and helping them understand suitable care options.

 

WHY WORK FOR US

As an organisation that operates in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and important provider of aged care services. We actively promote and maintain this sense of community where everyone matters.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value every one of our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

 

YOUR DUTIES

  • Ensuring all customer contact and new enquiries are recorded in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool.
  • Working as a team to engage with customers by following up on enquiries, ensuring customers have the required information, and acting as an advocate for the customer as needed in their aged care journey.
  • Responding to phone, email and face-to face request for information regarding aged care services.
  • Providing exceptional customer service both over the phone and in person to all clients and act as a professional, friendly point of contact for clients, families, visitors, employees and others.
  • General office administration tasks.

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Previous experience working in a contact centre or phone-based customer service role
  • Exceptional customer service skills and a strong commitment to meeting customers’ needs
  • Systems and process orientated, including prior experience using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool
  • Excellent verbal communication via telephone
  • Moderate to high level of computer literacy including proficiency in data entry;
  • Excellent Administration, Organisational and Time Management Skills
  • Commitment to enhancing the quality of life of older persons and persons with a disability.

 

OUR BENEFITS

  • Career development opportunities
  • Employee Wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and development opportunities
  • Conferences, external education and on the job learning

 

To apply please click on the ‘apply now’ link below and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the “What we look for”.
Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Laura Cowell, Group Sales Manager on (02) 9827 6736.
  • Enrolled Nurse
  • Glenfield
  • January 21, 2018
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ABOUT WHIDDON

The Whiddon Group has been providing health care services for over 60 years. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. Well resourced and committed to creating quality client experiences, our workforce of over 1600 team members is passionate about what they do.

Whiddon is a not for profit organisation that has been caring for older Australians in NSW for the last 70 years. As an organisation that provides services in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and important provider of aged care services.

At Whiddon we are here to support our clients and residents to have a better quality of life, health and wellbeing. Going beyond in the way we care for and connect with clients, residents, team members, families and communities is what makes us unique.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Whiddon’s Easton Park service at Glenfield is on 22 acres and provides care for over 500 residents in 5 residential buildings. We have an exciting opportunity for  experienced Enrolled Nurses to join the Nightshift team on a permanent part time basis.

Available Shifts are Nightshift: 21:00 – 06:30

Monday – Thursday 76 hrs f/n or Friday – Sunday 57 hrs f/n

 

REQUIRED CRITERIA

  • Current AHPRA Registration as an Enrolled Nurse
  • Experience in an Aged Care Service
  • Valid Criminal Record Check
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Experience in wound care
  • ACFI Experience
  • Experience in continence management
  • Medication Administration qualifications and medication competent

 

OUR BENEFITS

  • FBT/Salary packaging
  • Scholarship program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and on the job learning
  • Conferences, external education and on the job learning
  • To apply please click on the ‘apply now’ link below and attach a copy of your cover letter and resume.Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

    Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Glenfield
  • January 30, 2018
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ABOUT THE ROLE

Whiddon’s Easton Park service at Glenfield has 5 residential buildings for over 500 residents. We are currently seeking experienced Assistants in Nursing to join our fantastic teams on a  casual on-call basis.  With multiple shifts available including day, evening, night and weekends, the successful candidates will be required to hold a minimum Certificate III or Certificate IV in Nursing.

WHY WORK FOR WHIDDON

The Whiddon Group is a large not for profit aged care organisation with services throughout NSW. We provide residential, community and independent living options to over 1700 clients across metropolitan and regional NSW. With 70 years of experience, we’re well established with a fantastic record of providing quality client care.

Whiddon is an award winning, not for profit organisation that has been caring for older Australians in NSW for 70 years. As an organisation that operates in regional, rural and remote NSW, we are often at the heart of our local communities both as an employer and provider of aged care services.

At Whiddon we are here to support our clients and residents to ensure a better quality of life, health and wellbeing. Going beyond in the way we care for and connect with clients, residents, team members, families and communities is what makes us unique.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

OUR BENEFITS

As a Whiddon employee, you will receive a number of benefits when working with us. They include:

  • FBT/Salary packaging options
  • Scholarship and leadership programs
  • Career development opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Traineeships
  • Mentoring and on the job learning
  • Conferences and external education

YOUR DUTIES

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Empathy and compassion for our elderly residents;
  • An understanding of the importance and commitment to providing excellent customer service;
  • Excellent team work;
  • Exceptional organisation and time management skills;
  • A commitment to continuous improvement;
  • A commitment to providing a high standard of clinical care and leadership;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • An ability to complete computer generated documentation and progress notes as well as written charts.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Certificate III or IV  in Aged Care or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in Dementia and/or  Medication Management would be an advantage
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Recent experience in a similar role for a minimum of 12 months
  • Excellent assessment, clinical care and decision making skills
  • The right to work in Australia
  • A current police check

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at The Whiddon Group then visit our website www.whiddon.com.au/careers-volunteering. To apply for this position, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the above criteria.

Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of Qualifications, Police Check, and Work Rights.

Only shortlisted applicant will be contacted.

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

 



As a large not-for-profit organisation providkw16whid_0290ing aged care services in rural and remote NSW, we provide our people with an opportunity to make a significant contribution to their community. Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value every one of our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service. To achieve this, we partner with our clients’ families, local health services, dementia specialists, universities, organisations offering innovative programs around ageing, and our local communities.

Our people

It’s a special person who can really listen and provide care and support that will truly make a difference to older people’s lives. We invest a great deal in finding and developing carers, nurses, cooks, cleaners and many others who have the values and skills to provide the right experience for our clients. Having the right cultural mix for our clients and staff in all our communities is also important. Whiddon was the first aged care provider, for example, to collaborate with Replay, an organisation that supports Indigenous people to undertake training in aged care. As well as the serious side of care, we also like to have fun. We make sure that our wrinkles as the result of laughter and that there’s always time for a cuppa and a chat, both with our colleagues and our residents and clients. We have a fantastic employee wellbeing program, great ongoing education opportunities through our scholarship program, and events to recognise employee successes, such as our annual Gala Dinner.

 

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