The philosophy of Boandik Lodge acknowledges the value of every individual. This is the core of the culture of our organisation and applies to residents, clients, staff, volunteers and all stakeholders.
Our expectation of staff is that they will embrace this culture and work as a team to ensure that all clients have a genuine opportunity to live a meaningful life whether in their home or a residential facility.
We provide a flexible and inclusive workplace where the contribution of every person is appreciated and acknowledged.
For the benefits of working at Boandik Lodge
The benefits of working at Boandik Lodge
Boandik Lodge is committed to providing a safe and supportive workplace. We provide all the usual entitlements under Awards and Agreements but also offer staff a wide range of benefits.
Flexibility with rosters and days of work to suit lifestyle choices
Choice of timing of annual leave
Flexible with days off to suit family commitments
Staffing levels are adjusted as resident/client care needs increase
Excellent Occupational Health and Safety system
Support and assistance for injured workers
Early intervention physiotherapy program
Morning tea provided
Fresh Fruit available
Registered Nurse Scholarships
Extensive training and professional development opportunities
Training rewards program
Staff are able to bring children to work in circumstances where care cannot be arranged
Peer Support Program
Acknowledgement of staff contribution
Volunteer program provides great support
Well maintained environment
Opportunities to take on leadership roles on committees, as trainers or assisting with quality processes
Extensive salary packaging
Overnight accommodation for staff
The staff at Boandik Lodge are our major asset, their commitment to providing quality care to residents and clients is reflected in many areas of the organization.
There is a stable workforce with the length of service averaging over 7.9 years
Staff are resident/client focused
The accreditation results that Boandik Lodge achieves in residential and community are due to the contribution of the staff
There are many letters of appreciation, congratulatory quality forms and positive comments about the staff
The gifts and bequests that Boandik Lodge receives are due to the excellent care provided
We have a substantial number of staff pursuing continuing education in aged care
Staff are receptive to new ideas and always keen to hear of different ways of doing things
Boandik Lodge receives excellent support from the community and it is due to the great reputation we have. This relates back to the quality care that is provided to the aged in our community by our staff.
"A big thank you to all our friends at Boandik, I really don't know what to say except I will never forget the thoughtfulness, love and care you showed our whole family and especially to my darling husband, just wonderful and much appreciated."