Residential Carers (SDC)

  • Company:
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    23 hours ago
  • Category:
  • Part time and casual opportunities – weekdays/weekend/night shift
  • You are empowered to care for your residents (you have a say in the care plans)
  • Career development and progression (many of our carers have developed and grown their careers within HammondCare)
  • About Us

    HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need. We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services. 

    We offer a fantastic benefits program which includes. Comprehensive training opportunities, Career development, a not for profit tax benefit claim up to $15,900 tax free and Private Health Insurance Discounts.

    Click on the link if you want to know more about us. 

    About the Role

    This is not your usual caring role. A Specialised Dementia Carer (SDC) provides personalised care to residents living with dementia, helping them to engage in all facets of life. This role is designed to reduce the need for multiple people to provide different aspects of care, which can lead to increased levels of confusion and agitation for a person living with dementia. The pivotal aspect of this role focuses on the building of a trusted relationship.

    A Specialised Dementia Carer (SDC) role at HammondCare provides opportunities for residents to engage in activities of daily living, all personal and domestic tasks, leisure activities and wider community involvement.

    About you

    We are looking for empathetic candidates who pride themselves on their experience in providing care and support to both residents and their families within the Aged Care Sector, who have the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people from the community and a genuine desire and passion in caring for people who are living with dementia. If you have the desire to care but have no experience, we would like to hear from you too.

    As a Specialist Dementia Carer (SDC) with HammondCare you will demonstrate appropriate behaviour that encourages a calm, supportive and secure atmosphere. This role also requires you to be able to work as part of a team to ensure each resident’s dignity, self-respect and quality of life is promoted and maintained.

    Due to operational requirements we are seeking applicants who have Full Working Rights in Australia.

    Are you ready to make a difference to someone’s life? Apply Now!

    Please send your up to date resume and a brief covering letter addressing the following:

  • What is your motivation to care for older people
  • As a carer how would you support a calm, supportive and secure environment for our residents
  • Outline the skills that you will bring to the role
  • For any specific enquiries please contact

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    Closing Date: 25th September 2020

    Shortlisting and interviews will begin immediately

    All applications received by HammondCare will be acknowledged, however due to the high volume of responses only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

    All short-listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check, a pre-employment functional assessment and provide evidence of a current 2020 influenza vaccinations.