Dementia Respite Assistant

Alzheimers QLD

Gordon Park, QLD

Posted 7/1/2020

Reference: 5126615

The flexibility of shifts 7 days per week
Attractive hourly rates plus access to salary sacrifice
We are looking for experience carers for in home respite

Alzheimer's Queensland are a progressive organisation which prides itself on being innovative and exceeding client's expectations. Our aim is to look after people with Dementia and their family to the best possible standard.

We are seeking casual experienced and certified Dementia Respite Assistants to fill a variety shifts weekdays and the occasional weekend. This role will be based in the community for the moment and then will move back to our Gordon Park Multi Service Centre when it is safe to reopen again.

You will be required to work in community to support clients in their own homes so applicants must have an insured motor vehicle and valid Opens Drivers Licence.

It is Alzheimer's Queensland goal to recognise the individuality and uniqueness of every client by giving them the great care and support they deserve. In this role your key focus is communication and to be client focused, where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people living with Dementia.

Requirements for success:
1+ years' experience essential in the provision of care for the frail aged and specifically people with dementia within a community or respite role
Certificate III in Aged Care/Individual Support or Community Care
Flexible to cover all AM & PM shifts across the 7 day roster
Current First Aid/CPR Certificate
Current Open Australian Driver's License & access to a motor vehicle
A focused commitment to clients wants and needs and their role within their own community
Excellent oral and written skills when liaising with other staff, volunteers and other stakeholders
Willingness to attend staff meetings & education

In exchange for your hard work and commitment, you will be well rewarded. Joining an active team with a friendly community environment that provides ongoing compulsory education and a very competitive hourly rate.

For confidential enquiries, please contact Talent Acquisition on 3422 3000. To learn more about the great things we do please visit our website

Shortlisting for this role will commence before the closing date as we are looking for candidates to start asap.

Applications Close: 01 Aug 2020

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