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Wellbeing Carer

Merrimac, Australia

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Posted 25/06/2024 Job Number 37146 Work type Permanent - Part Time Posting End Date 25/07/2024

Wellbeing Carer: Where your passion for enriching lives meets endless possibilities

Do you thrive on creating joy and connection? Are you a natural at bringing people together and helping them discover their passions?

If so, then we want YOU to join our vibrant team as a Wellbeing Carer at Bupa Merrimac!

Here's what you'll do:

  • Be the fun facilitator: You'll help residents explore their interests, both within the care home and beyond. From art classes and gardening clubs to day trips and movie nights, you'll make sure there's something for everyone.
  • Social butterfly extraordinaire: Whether it's a lively game of bingo or a quiet chat over afternoon tea, you'll be the friendly face who connects residents and fosters a sense of belonging.
  • More than just activities: You'll be a supportive companion, assisting with daily living like mealtimes and outings, and offering emotional support to those with cognitive impairment or mental health needs.
  • Resident champion: Your voice matters! You'll gather feedback through surveys and family conferences to ensure activities truly hit the mark.
  • Team player: You'll collaborate with the Lifestyle Coordinator and care team to plan activities, document progress, and escalate any concerns.
  • Hygiene hero: Keeping things clean and safe is essential. You'll follow infection control protocols and maintain a tidy environment.
  • Catering crewmate: You'll lend a hand with plating and serving meals, adhering to food safety standards and monitoring resident preferences.

What we're looking for:

  • A heart of gold: Your passion for enriching lives is the most important qualification!
  • Can-do spirit: You're flexible, adaptable, and always up for a challenge.
  • Creative spark: You're brimming with ideas to make every day an adventure.
  • Excellent communication: You connect easily with residents and colleagues, building trust and rapport.
  • Team player: You collaborate effectively and support others with a smile.
  • Previous experience in caring for elders within an Aged Care or community setting is essential.  
  • First Aid Certificate (or willing to get one)
  • Australian driver's licence preferable

Ready to make a difference? Join our Bupa family and embark on a rewarding journey filled with laughter, connection, and endless possibilities. 

How to Apply  

Click Apply to be taken to our online application process. As part of your application you will be asked to complete pre-employment checks. 

To learn more about working at Bupa please visit our website: Bupa Aged Care Jobs & Careers

Bupa cares about creating and sustaining a safe and inclusive workplace where our team members feel they belong regardless of gender identity (including how one chooses to express it), ethnicity, disability (physical, mental and/or sensory), sexual orientation, religion or life stage. We are committed to providing equal opportunities and fostering a workplace and environment that is free of discrimination, bullying and harassment. If you require any adjustments to participate in our recruitment process, please let us know at the time of your application.

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