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Interested in a career change?

How about one that lets you make a real difference in someone’s life, working for one of Australia’s most innovative seniors’ living communities?

If that sounds like you, LDK is offering one lucky applicant a full scholarship to study a Certificate III in Individual Support through Canberra Institute of Technology, valued at $1,912.

In addition to a scholarship, the successful applicant will also have a guaranteed spot to undertake the required 120-hour industry placement at LDK’s brand-new Greenway Views’ Senior Living Village in Tuggeranong.

Who are LDK?

At LDK Healthcare, we’re creating Australia’s most innovative seniors’ living villages. Our vision is to create the most loved seniors’ communities in Australia, through our ‘one move’ promise, a genuine continuum of care, in world-class, vibrant communities that are truly worthy of our seniors.

Our three core values that we live and breathe by every day are: Love, Decency and Kindness. Every aspect of our business has only one thing in mind – our residents.

Our Greenway Views Village is LDK’s first purpose-built LDK Seniors’ Living village in Canberra, situated in Greenway, Tuggeranong. From charming cafes, and a green grocer, to a state-of-the-art auditorium and care hub — it’s a beautiful place to live, and a lovely place to come to work each day.

View Greenway Village

Who is eligible?

To be eligible, you’ll need to be:

  • Available to be prepared and able to study full time (25 hours per week for approximately 5 months) at CIT from 20 July 2020 at the CIT Bruce Campus.
  • Willing to have your name and photograph published on the LDK website to promote the scholarship to new applicants

No experience in the care or support industry is required. What we’re looking for is a motivated individual who is passionate about caring for others.

How do I apply?

To apply for the scholarship, just a copy of your resume, and headshot photo of yourself to people@ldk.com.au.

Applications close 12th of June.

Successful applicants will be contacted the following week, then invited to participate in an online panel interview.

You’ll need to include a cover letter that answers the following questions:

  1. Why are you passionate about caring for others?
  2. Why do you want to work in aged care?
  3. How would you align with the values of LDK Healthcare (Love, Decency, Kindness). In other words how would you show these values to our residents as a Personal Care Assistant?
  4. How will you be able to commit to this course of study?
    • Full time study term – 20 July 2020 – for 5 months
    • Study load:
      • Attendance at CIT Bruce campus 6 hours per week
(one full day 9.30 – 4pm or two afternoons 4 – 7pm)
      • Additional online, independent or work team study.
      • Total study load 25 hours per week.
  5. Are you comfortable being named in and photographed for our website and talking to groups about your experience if you are the bursary winner? Is there anything about this that would make you uncomfortable?
  6. Is there any reason you foresee that you might not be able to complete the 
5 month course studying full time from 20 July?
  7. How will you support yourself while you study?
  8. Do you foresee any issues working with LDK Greenway Views in ACT for one year after you complete your course?
  9. What experience do you have in being a mentor for others, or setting an example within a group?
  10. Where do you see your life and career in 2, 5 and 10 years’ time?

 

By applying for the aged care scholarship, you agree to the terms and conditions.