Warrina – Employer of Choice
With more than 40 years of experience, Warrina Innisfail operates residential care and independent living services across 3 sites with the support of more than 250 staff and over 100 volunteers. Warrina Innisfail seeks to attract staff of the highest standard and to recruit the best available candidates for all positions, regardless of the level of skill or seniority. All recruitment and selection activities are conducted in a manner that reflects our values including our commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) principles.
Warrina Innisfail recognises and values the differences and similarities that exist amongst residents, their families, workers and volunteers, management and the wider community. Equity and diversity in our workforce helps to better reflect and understand the needs of residents as well as create positive contributions to the broader Cassowary Coast community. At
Warrina Innisfail, we aim to provide a workplace where all staff and volunteers enjoy a cooperative, productive and safe environment that fosters satisfaction with their work and the workplace.
Under the status of a public benevolent institution, Warrina Innisfail supports staff to structure their incomes to reduce the gross taxable value, thereby decreasing tax and increasing take-home pay. In addition to competitive rates of pay, salary packaging (also known as salary sacrifice) ensures earnings are optimised.
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Learning and Development
Warrina Innisfail acknowledges that career development is linked to personal job satisfaction, workplace productivity, reward and recognition, and is critical to the achievement of continuous improvement in the quality of its services. Through generous assistance schemes, staff are encouraged to undertake education and training activities related to their employment in order to improve their personal and professional development.
Flexible Working Conditions
Because we operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we acknowledge the need for flexible working conditions to enable staff to achieve a balance between work, home and other interests. ‘ As far as practicable, Warrina Innisfail works with individual staff members to adapt hours and patterns of work to suit their needs, and the needs of their families.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Staff are provided with the opportunity to seek confidential and independent assistance from qualified and experienced counsellors when faced with problems of a work or personal nature. The Warrina Innisfail EAP is available to staff and their immediate family to help deal with personal problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health or well-being. The EAP provides opportunity for assessment, short-term counselling and referral services at no cost to staff.
Outbreaks of influenza of varying severity occur every year, usually between May and September. It is estimated that up to 25% of healthcare workers contract influenza during any given season. Warrina Innisfail provides staff with assessment, screening and vaccination against influenza and other specified infectious diseases as required.