Personal Carers: Dementia Unit


We are currently seeking full-time and part-time experienced carers in aged care to join our team in our Dementia-specific unit. In this role you will be responsible for;

  • Providing quality care to residents living with dementia utilising a ‘person-centred’ approach
  • Assisting residents with varying levels of personal care needs
  • Assisting residents with activities of daily living in accordance with their individual care plans
  • Ensuring the residents rights, dignity and confidentiality is always upheld
  • Creating meaningful activities to engage residents
  • Reporting and documenting changes in resident care needs and uncharacteristic behaviours
  • Working with staff and residents from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Working in accordance with allied health services whilst ensuring that Harbison’s mission and values are always upheld

What are we looking for?

  • A strong commitment to customer service and relationship-building
  • A commitment to a high standard and quality of resident care
  • A focus on continuous improvement
  • Previous experience in a Dementia Care environment
  • Demonstrates a high standard of personal appearance
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility and availability to work shifts that include weekends, late afternoons and evenings
  • Proactive attitude
  • A willingness to undertake and engage in additional training and education opportunities facilitated by Harbison

To be 
successful, you will have:

  • A minimum Certificate III in individual support or have experience in dementia care and support
  • We are ideally we are seeking team members with a strong focus on customer service and care with an adaptable and ‘can-do’ attitude
  • The ability to use smart technology
  • An understanding of safe work practices and appropriate manual handling procedures

What are some of the benefits?

  • Plenty of shifts available and penalties
  • Access to in-house and online training programs
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Salary packaging
  • Supportive, positive team environment

How do I Apply?

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter by clicking the “Apply for this Job” button.

For further information regarding the role, please contact People & Culture Coordinator, Jessica Kelly on 02 4868 6200.


Please note: a current Influenza vaccination and evidence of the COVID-19 vaccination requirements of employment at Harbison.

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