Responsibilities & Duties for Aged Care Jobs Brisbane

Part of the everyday responsibilities for aged care jobs include:

  • Assisting the aged with personal grooming that may include washing and dressing
  • Food preparation
  • Housekeeping duties such as cleaning, doing laundry, general maintenance of the home
  • Monitoring the client’s condition
  • Arranging transportation to appointments or social gatherings
  • Providing emotional support
  • Positively engaging with the patient
  • Liaising with other healthcare professionals and the family
  • Organising social activities for the client, which will help stimulate their emotions and intellect
  • Updating and maintaining the client’s records and paperwork.

Part of the responsibility of a support worker may include working an evening shift and in other cases night shifts in the client’s home.

Responsibilities & Duties for Aged Care Jobs Brisbane

Aged Care Courses

Looking for a career in aged care? There are nationally accepted entry level courses that you can take to increase your knowledge and further advance your career.

  • Certificate III in Individual Support. Is also ideal if you want to specialise in home and community care, aged care and disability care or a combination of these.
  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Suitable for those interested in pursuing leadership roles. This course offers advanced skill sets in both aged care as well as home and community care

It is also important to obtain a certificate in First Aid and be a holder of a valid driver’s licence.

Skills needed to work with the aged

Working with the aged requires:

  • A patient, flexible and caring attitude
  • Being dependable and consistent
  • Good communication skills
  • Efficiency in performing your duties, domestic or otherwise
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Commitment to enabling the client to live a fulfilling and dignified life.
Working with Beacon Support

Beacon Support upholds integrity, genuine compassion for others, concern, dependability, and an enabling attitude to all we do. You will find our culture open, warm, and energetic.

Our founders have a combined 50 years work experience in aged care, community care, disability services, health care, and retirement village sectors and our team members are committed to sharing their knowledge with you.

You can check in here for any employment opportunities, or contact us on 1300 435 782 or fill in the contact form, to find out more about aged care jobs Brisbane with Beacon Support.

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