Aged Care Support Worker Traineeship | Health Training Australia

Kellerberrin WA, Australia

  • Kellerberrin, York and Brookton locations
  • Earn while you learn! Paid on and off the job training
  • Challenging and rewarding role

• Are you interested in working in the Aged Care Sector, but don't have a qualification?
• Would you like the opportunity to gain your CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support while you undertake paid work with an industry leading support provider / care facility?
• Are you empathetic and compassionate, with a can-do attitude?

If you answer YES to these questions, then an HTA Traineeship may be just what you are looking for!

A traineeship presents a unique opportunity for you to kick-start a long term, rewarding career in the Aged Care Sector.

Now recruiting for the February Traineeship Intake - Multiple Vacancies available in Aged Care.

LOCATIONS:

Vacancies available in Kellerberrin, York and Brookton - WA.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Interviewing for this position will take place on the 14th of February 2019 in Northam. Successful candidates must be available to attend pre-employment activities from the 20th February - 22nd February 2019.

WHAT WORK WILL I BE DOING?

As a Trainee Support Worker, working in an Aged Care Facility, you will provide personal, physical and emotional support to individuals who require assistance with aspects of their daily living. This includes:

- Assisting clients with daily tasks such as showering, shaving, dressing, toileting and eating;
- Supporting their mobility through the use of hoists, wheelchairs and other equipment.
- Supporting the social needs of clients, helping them to engage with recreational and leisure activities.

WHAT'S A TRAINEESHIP?

On a traineeship, you will be engaged on a part-time employment contract by HTA, and will be placed with a Host Organisation in the Aged Care sector. The partnering Registered Training Organisation will oversee your ongoing training.

Each week you will attend a training class (and be paid for attendance) and will also undertake paid work shifts as a Trainee Support Worker with the Host Organisation.

You will work your way through the CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) curriculum, completing on and off job assessments and gaining valuable hands on experience with your Host Organisation, all while getting paid!

On successful completion of all classes and practical requirements, you are awarded your nationally recognised qualification and are ready for a career as a Support Worker in your chosen field! HTA trainees are highly sought after and have excellent employment prospects post-completion.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?

Applicants must:

- be an Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident
- hold a valid WA driver's license and a reliable car
- be available to work a variety of shifts, with preferred availability across Mon-Sun 6am to 10pm [with Mon-Fri 6am to 4pm being minimum requirement].
- be over the age of 18
- be able to obtain a National Police Clearance
- have English Proficiency - effective communication and comprehension skills
- If you already hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability or Home and Community Care, or hold a higher level Health Qualification, you are unfortunately ineligible for this position.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Health Training Australia (HTA) is a not for profit Group Training Organisation established in 1997 as a division of the Australian Medical Association (AMA).

HTA partners with industry leading health care organisations to provide paid traineeships in Aged Care, Disability and Home and Community Care.

TO APPLY

If this sounds like the career opportunity for you, please apply using the APPLY function.

For further information about Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships please visit our website www.amaats.com.au 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS

When applying for a position it is important to fully read the advert and follow the application instructions as requested.

This will mean you will need to:
(A) Ensure you attach a full version of your resume.
(B) Attach a cover letter (where required) outlining why you are applying for the position and addressing the selection criteria.
(C) Answer any pre-application questions listed.

If you do not complete all of these requirements, your application may not be considered.



Type: Traineeship

Category: Traineeship - Community Services, Health & Education

Reference ID: AA000167

Date Posted: 02/04/2019