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					                       Our People Make a Difference
                                                                                                                                                       www.irt.org.au
IRT provides care, services and retirement accommodation to over 4,300 older Australians. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2009, IRT employs over 1,600 staff, has
assets in excess of $500m and operations from the far south coast of NSW through to the Illawarra, ACT and Sydney.

Celebrating 40 years of operation,       CARE SERVICE EMPLOYEES -                              MAINTENANCE/HANDYPERSON                             WELFARE OFFICER
                                         COMMUNITY SERVICES                                    Position no: 20/2010                                Position no: 22/2010
IRT’s mission is to create
                                         Position no: 18/2010                                  F/T position                                        P/T (16hrs p/w)
communities where older people can       F/T and P/T positions are available                   An opportunity exists for an experienced            Reporting to the Coordinator, Lifestyle you
achieve their optimum quality of life.   In these roles you will be working in conjunction     handyperson to provide garden and building          will be working with management, residents
IRT’s latest development, Kangara        with the Coordinator, Community Services to           maintenance along with general cleaning             and their families to provide a diverse range
                                         assist our clients with activities of daily living,   services for the Kangara site.                      of services and assistance. Duties include the
Waters (meaning ‘Beautiful View’) is                                                                                                               ongoing assessment of resident needs along
                                         including domestic services, in their own             In this role you will be required to develop
set to continue the IRT tradition of     homes across the ACT region.                                                                              with the development and implementation
                                                                                               and participate in programmed preventative
providing quality care services and                                                            maintenance, ensure work orders are
                                                                                                                                                   of appropriate intervention programs.
                                         To be successful you will have sound
accommodation to older Australians.      communication skills (oral and written) and           completed within specified time frames and          A qualification in welfare or social work
                                         your own insured vehicle and mobile phone             complete relevant documentation as required.        is essential as is previous experience in a
Located on 7 hectares on the edge        (mileage & call costs will be reimbursed).                                                                similar role.
                                                                                               To be considered for this position, you will have
of Lake Ginninderra, Belconnen,          Certificate III in Aged Care, previous                previous experience in general maintenance or       IRT is able to offer the right candidates
Kangara Waters features 150 Self         experience in a similar role and the ability to       cleaning, a current drivers licence and a fully     career development opportunities and
Care Villas and Apartments; and a        work weekends is desirable.                           registered and insured vehicle for emergency        secure employment in a growing sector.
100 bed Residential Care Facility                                                              call outs (mileage costs reimbursed).               We are also committed to our staff and
consisting of low and high care,         CARE SERVICE EMPLOYEES -                                                                                  can offer additional benefits including
dementia specific, respite care, and     DOMESTIC                                              RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES                             flexible working hours, above award wages
extra services facilities.               Position No. 19/2010                                  OFFICERS                                            (through a Collective Agreement and salary
                                         F/T and P/T positions are available                   Position No. 21/2010                                packaging) and a corporate uniform.
IRT now has F/T and P/T                  Working with the Coordinator, Residential             P/T position (28hrs p/w)                            For position no’s 18 and 19 please state in
                                         Services you will provide domestic support            Working with other care staff you will
opportunities available for motivated    to residents/clients within the facility. Duties
                                                                                                                                                   your application if you are applying for a
                                                                                               be involved in implementing a range of
and enthusiastic professionals to join   include cleaning, laundry and assistance with                                                             F/T or P/T position. For P/T positions also
                                                                                               Diversional Therapy programs as directed by
the Kangara Waters team. These           food services. This position involves working a                                                           specify your availability in relation to hours
                                                                                               the Coordinator, Lifestyle Services.
                                         variety of shifts and may include weekends.                                                               and days.
pivotal roles will work cohesively                                                             The successful applicant will have a genuine
in the development of the Kangara        Previous experience working in Aged Care              interest in Diversional Therapy, previous           Position nos: 18/2010 - 22/2010
Waters community. Working at IRT         (domestic work), a basic understanding of             experience in delivering activity programs with     Applications close: 5 February 2010
                                         Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)       older Australians including those with dementia     Contact: Valerie Flynn
you will join a team committed to
                                         and a Certificate III in Aged Care is desirable.      and the ability to work weekends. A Certificate
making a difference to the lives of                                                                                                                Phone: 02 6233 8200
                                                                                               IV Leisure & Lifestyle (or working towards) is      Email: vflynn@irt.org.au
our residents and clients.                                                                     desirable.
                                                                                                                                                   Relevant criminal record and previous employment
                                                                                                                                                   checks apply for all positions at IRT



     Australia’s largest not-for-profit, community based,. aged care & retirement living provider*                                                                             *BRW Nov 08

				
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