Residential Aged Care Support Workers (FIFO)

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~ $77,000
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"$28.38 per hour + super, salary sacrifice & more!"
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Full job description
  • Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a difference through your day to day work?
  • Join the leaders in the provision of community-based aged care and outreach services
  • Ongoing recruitment for multiple casual FIFO opportunities, flying out from Cairns or Townsville!

About North and West Remote Health (NWRH)

Leaders in the delivery of community based mental health, aged care, allied health, wellbeing, disability and outreach services in remote Australia since 1993, North and West Remote Health (NWRH) harnesses the diversity, energy and professionalism of a large team of multidisciplinary health care professionals delivering comprehensive healthcare services in remote and Indigenous Communities across Australia.

Your new career awaits

North and West Remote Health (NWRH) has ongoing opportunities for Care Support Workers to join their Residential Aged Care Facilities at either Doomadgee or Mornington Island on a casual basis, working 76 hours a fortnight. These are FIFO roles, as part of a 6 weeks on/1 week off roster, flying out from either Cairns or Townsville, depending on your preferences.

Reporting to the relevant Facility Manager, you will be responsible for providing support to community and residential clients to retain their independence with resilience and dignity. This may include assistance with food, fluids, personal hygiene, medications, domestic tasks, communication, transport and community access.

For more information and the full position description, please click 'Apply' now!

Why you'll LOVE working with NWRH

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery, a new adventure or a chance to give back to the community, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution to remote communities.

NWRH is one of the largest health service providers in the state, servicing an area 1/3 the size of Queensland. You'll be joining a vibrant, multi-disciplinary team who have come from across Australia, with a mix of experiences, from fresh graduates to seasoned experts.

The successful candidates will receive an attractive hourly rate circa $28.38 plus super, commensurate with your skills and experience.

Further benefits include:

  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900 per annum;
  • Full accommodation in the relevant communities;
  • Paid return flights from Townsville or Cairns.

Above all, you will benefit from joining a supportive and flexible organisation truly dedicated to improving the lives and wellbeing of clients living in a remote community.

Drive positive change in a pivotal support role with a vital community health service - Apply Now!

Job details
Date posted
14 Jun 2020
Expiring date
13 Aug 2020
Social Work & Community Services
Aged & Disability Support
~ $77,000
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
FIFO (Fly-In Fly-Out)
Health Care Providers & Services
Not for Profit / Charity
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident

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