Launch into Work -
TLC Aged Care

Welcome to the TLC Aged Care - Launch into Work program.

TLC Warrially Gardens, Armstrongs Creek

 

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About TLC Aged Care

TLC is the employer of choice for over 1,500 Victorian’s.  TLC’s pioneering philosophy of integrating residential aged care homes, primary care medical centres and industry training is a first for Australia. 

TLC Aged Care provides 24 hour-a-day professional care to elderly residents. Residents enjoy beautiful surrounds, friendly and supportive staff.

All TLC Aged Care sites are accredited and meet the requirements of the Aged Care Standards, which ensures the ongoing provision of a high standard of care and support to our residents.

With a Registered Nurse present on each site at all times, and ably supported by a team of Endorsed Enrolled Nurses and Personal carers, our homes provide:

  • 24 hour-a-day professional healthcare including 24/7 Registered Nurses;

  • Respite services to assist in short-term care or the transition to residential care, advanced, secure memory support units;

  • Integrated, on-site medical centres providing general practitioners, pathology, chronic disease management, podiatry, dietetics, telehealth, allied health services and administrative support.

  • On-site physiotherapy services supported by a dedicated team of allied health assistants;

  • Wellbeing activities are available at all of our homes to ensure residents can continue to participate in daily activities including fitness classes, community outings, in-home visitor programs and creative sessions. These activities are designed to care for our residents intellectual, cultural, physical and spiritual needs;

  • TLC Cafés offering complimentary espresso coffee, tea and refreshments for residents and visitors.

  • TLC Health Clubs and hydrotherapy pools (some homes only) are state-of-the-art gymnasiums that are available to our residents and staff. 

  • TLC Virtual Reality adapting existing Oceanic VR® technology for use by people with limited dexterity. residents can now relax in a comfortable recliners and take a virtual journey to an overseas destination or watch a classic movie in a virtual cinema.

TLC Aged Care’s Mission is to be leaders in innovative and integrated healthcare renowned for providing wellbeing to its communities.  TLC’s core Values, Respect, Innovation, Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence and Accountability, are the bedrock on which the organisation’s culture is built.

 TLC Aged Care has embarked on an investment strategy to revitalise residential aged care in Australia. The investment will ensure that its residents, staff and the wider community have access to quality medical services and the highest standards in residential aged care.

TLC Aged Care offer all staff TLC Healthcare Rewards, ongoing training, mentoring and career support. Through this formula TLC Aged Care have become an employer of choice and secure various awards.

The Launch into Work Program

Is a Pre-Employment Training and Work Experience program for 10 people who are wanting to gain employment in the Aged Care Sector, to work with the elderly in a residential setting.

With a guarantee of employment on a minimum of 25 hours once the program has been successfully completed.

We are seeking 10 individuals who are passionate, caring and have a want to work with the elderly in a residential setting.

The program is ran over 6-weeks where you will study 5 units of competency in community care and complete up to 100 hours of buddied placement shifts to reinforce and build their confidence. 

Locations of Placement & Employment

TLC Aged Care have committed to 15 on-going roles within specific geographical areas, these being:

  • TLC Warrially Gardens, Armstrong Creek (main site for training and employment)

  • TLC Homestead, Wallington

  • TLC The Belmont, Belmont

A guarantee of a minimum of 25 hours per week for each candidate, upon the successful completion of the full Launch into Work program.

Employment is available Monday to Sunday, morning shift 7:00am - 3:00pm, afternoon shift 3:00pm - 10:00pm and night shift 10:00pm - 7:00pm.

Hours of Training 

9:30am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Hours of Work Placement 

Work placement is offered between 7:00am - 3:00pm or 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Monday to Friday.

During the application stage, Rebecca from Ternary will work with you to identify your hours and days you would like to work within the above hours and days.

Suitable Candidates

You are enthusiastic and dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives and want to work with the elderly and are committed.

We are hiring on attitude - you will learn the skills you need to gain employment during the program.

Requirements

Once you decide this opportunity is right for you, Rebecca from Ternary will work with you to collate and complete the following requirements:

  • Hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Home and Community Care, Disability or Individual Support or equivalent

  • Have a current drivers licence and reliable vehicle or be able to get to above locations

  • Clear National Police Clearance

  • Completion of a Statutory Declaration (supplied by Ternary upon application)

  • Mobile phone with credit

  • Want and attitude to work with the elderly

About Personal Care Worker roles

Participants will be trained to undertake varying tasks to support people with disabilities &/or the elderly to maintain their independence and lifestyle in their home.  Some of the duties and requirements of the role involve:

  • Work with staff members to ensure the smooth operation of the day to day running of the facility and roles in accordance to facilities policies and procedures

  • Contribute to and assist in the development and/or evaluation of the LiW programme

  • Assist clients in the daily routine of appropriate tasks and experiences.

  • Engage in the activities of daily living of the residents

  • Positively interact with all residents, nurturing their experience and giving each client individual attention and comfort

  • Assist in planning for the ongoing support, re-ablement of each client in line with their care plan

  • Assist in the recording of the residents care plan.

  • Assist in implementing a consistent daily routine of the residents

  • Ensure a clean and healthy environment for the residents

  • Perform administrative duties

  • Be compassionate and provide support to staff and residents

  • Consistently show respect and values each person’s dignity

  • Seek opportunities to be innovative for improvement

  • Be accountable for a high standard of work

  • Communicate and operate openly and honestly as an effective team member

  • Communicate will all relevant stakeholders, notifying of relevant information and changes

  • Receive feedback and respond to queries in a timely and accurate matter

  • Policies and Procedures are implemented and reviewed as required

  • Compliant with current legislative and statutory requirements and standards

  • Follow established procedures regarding the access, updating and sharing of personal and sensitive information

  • Encourage and display collaborative work behaviours

  • Ensure compliance with risk management policies and procedures and instruction

  • Understand responsibilities and accountabilities to yourself and others in accordance with OH&S legislation and TLC’s Aged Care policies and procedures

  • Promote a work environment that is congruent with OHS guidelines

Employment Commencing

This program offers guaranteed employment at the conclusion of the program, once completed you will commence employment with TLC Aged Care from Monday 17 December 2018.

How to get involved - book in to attend the Candidate Information Session

If this sounds like something you or your client is interested is please book them in to attend the no-obligation information session on Thursday 1 November 2018 at TLC Aged Care, Warrially Gardens, 2/28 Freda Road (enter via Maroubra Street), Armstrong Creek

Any queries please contact Rebecca Michelini on 0438 096 467 or rebecca.michelini@ternary.com.au