Personal Care Worker Yallambee Traralgon Village for the Aged


Personal Care Workers 


Yallambee currently has exciting opportunities for experienced and enthusiastic Personal Care Workers to join our clinical services team. The successful applicants will be part of a dynamic team of dedicated and caring staff who understand each resident’s needs, goals and preferences to optimise their health and well being.

Personal Care Workers are an integral member of the care team, delivering personal care to our frail and aged residents. The Personal Care Worker works under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse and is responsible to ensure their focus is primarily on delivering the highest quality of care and customer service, within their scope of practice, for each individual resident. 

Traralgon is a large regional city located just under two hours outside of Melbourne. It is the largest and fastest growing city in the greater Latrobe Valley area, which in total has a population of approximately 125,000. The town itself has a thriving central business district full of a range of shops, cafes and restaurants as well as plenty of public facilities including parks, gardens, the newly constructed state of the art Gippsland Performing Arts Centre and Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre. For the family, the town offers a variety of top-quality schools and employment opportunities within an area with a significantly lower cost of living than metropolitan Melbourne. 

Latrobe Valley is just one part of the greater Gippsland region which offers everything from country to coast. Within a few hours either side you have access to beaches, forests, hills, hinterland, wineries and the Gippsland Lakes region. The area is nationally and internationally renowned not only for its diverse and beautiful landscapes and outdoor activities but also for its quality of life, first-rate food, fresh produce, growing arts scene and local wineries and breweries. 


Employee Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program

Key Performance Areas include:

  • Ensures the highest standards of practice and care delivery
  • Compliance with the Aged Care Standards, Yallambee’s Policies and Procedures and Yallambee’s Vision, Mission and Values Policy.
  • Delivery of personal care in accordance with assessed need, within their scope of practice and as directed by the Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse
  • Maintains and enhances resident’s health and well-being, capabilities, independence, choice, privacy, dignity and safety
  • Ensures a safe working and living environment
  • Highest standard of documentation including, charting, progress notes, schedules, duty lists and ACFI charting
  • Incident identification, reporting and documentation
  • Communicating professionally and appropriately to residents, families and referring questions and concerns to Nursing staff.
  • Participation in auditing and continuous quality improvement activities
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care / Individual Support, completion of the subject “assist with medication” highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Must have a person-centered approach to care and service delivery
  • Previous experience in Aged Care is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Aged Care Standards

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a valid NDIS Workers Screening Check, evidence of 2022 influenza vaccination and evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination including booster dose.

Further information regarding the role or a copy of the position description will be provided upon request. All applicants to submit their written expression of interest to Kimberly Inglis (Human Resources & Administration Coordinator) at [email protected] by 5pm Wednesday 14th September 2022



Yallambee Traralgon Village for the Aged

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