Traineeship Certificate III Aged Care, Joondalup - Aboriginality is a genuine requirement for this position

Mercy Care

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/07/2018

Job Category:

Apprenticeships & Traineeships / Nursing

Job description:

About MercyCare

MercyCare is a leading Catholic provider of aged care, family, health, disability and community services. We employ over 1000 staff and 175 volunteers, delivering more than 40 programs and services, from 35 locations throughout Western Australia.

Our Vision is for people and communities to thrive and we are guided by a person-centred approach in all aspects of service delivery. We are committed to safeguarding children, and young and vulnerable people; working in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for our shared future; embracing diversity and creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for our service users, employees and volunteers.

Why a MercyCare traineeship

Learn while you earn. A traineeship is an employment-based training program; the majority of the training will be conducted on the job. Undertaking a qualification with MercyCare will not only recognise your existing knowledge and skills but develop relevant skills to help you grow and develop your career. We are offering two Certificate III Aged Care Traineeships, based at Mercycare’s Residential Aged Care facility in Joondalup.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for a MercyCare traineeship, you need to be:

  • Aboriginality is a genuine requirement for this position as per Section 50(d) of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1984;
  • Commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week;
  • Not have previously gained a similar qualification or higher level;
  • National Police Clearance no older than 6 months.

To Apply

Please visit our website at to view the position description.

Should you wish to provide your expression of interest kindly send through your resume and covering letter to

Applications close on 20 July 2018. A gathering will be undertaken for those candidates that have expressed an interest to discuss the role in further detail.

MercyCare is committed to building an inclusive environment which respects the inherent dignity of every individual.

We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

MercyCare is committed to the protection of children and young people.

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