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April

Community Support Assistant Nsw

Alzheimers QLD - Queanbeyan, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Reference: 5419154

Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) is a new provider of Community Care Services in NSW. We pride ourselves on delivering tailored care to enhance the quality of life for our clients and their families. Our ultimate goal is to support clients to remain at home and engaged in their local community.

Newly created casual roles are on offer for Community Support Assistants to assist clients to enjoy fulfilling and engaged lives beyond a diagnosis or health conditions. The CSA supports the clients in every aspect to stay socially active, pursue hobbies and continue to lead valued lives. Additionally, with reablement and wellness approaches clients are supported with their personal care tasks and domestic activities. We aim to make real change to a person's life and make growing old a positive experience for all Australian's, through our healthy ageing initiatives.

The Role

We are looking for Experienced Community Support assistants based in Queanbeyan and surrounding suburbs NSW. We are looking for candidates with the confidence and ability to work autonomously and travel to client's homes in and around their local community. The role will include social support and participation of lifestyle recreational activities including outings. You must have a willingness to support client services across Monday to Friday with shift flexibility between 6:00am to 7:00pm as well as last minute care requests and be available for emergency situations.

About You

Minimum 2 years' experience with personal and domestic cares, continence management, medication prompts, sound approach to challenging behaviours, manual handling and social support in an aged/disability or community care setting
Exceptional communication skills to support client engagement & independence
Ability to time manage your workload
Enthusiastic & passionate about providing a caring quality service for the elderly
Well presented with a positive attitude
Model team qualities such as respect, helpfulness, cooperation & support
Sound knowledge of people with dementia
Ability to provide written progress reports

Qualifications

Relevant Cert III minimum qualification in Aged/Disability or Community Care
Current National Police Check
First Aid & CPR Certificate (willingness to obtain)
Opens Drivers Licence & own Car
Comprehensive Insurance
Smart Phone

Culture & Benefits

The opportunity to work within a new team of passionate & dedicated professionals
Competitive remuneration package on offer including access to salary sacrifice for the Not-For-Profit sector
Ongoing training & professional development opportunities

Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS NSW) is a division of Alzheimer's Qld. We believe that positive and meaningful life experiences are important no matter what stage of life you are at, with or without a diagnosis of dementia.

Applications Close: 19 Apr 2021

Queanbeyan, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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