Alzheimer's Association Queensland (AAQ) is one of Queensland's leading not-for-profit organisations helping maintain the quality of life with people diagnosed with dementia and their caregivers. We pride ourselves on being innovative and exceeding our clients' and residents' expectations - so that people with dementia, the frail aged and their families benefit.
We are seeking an experienced casual Dementia Respite Assistant for an immediate start to join our friendly and dedicated team at Toowoomba's Mutli-Service Centre.
Our ideal candidate will have a commitment to quality care of frail aged persons in a community based environment.
To observe and respect client rights and ensure that clients are treated with dignity and consideration. A commitment to the focus of clients wants and needs and their role within their own community
Critical to your success in securing this role, is flexibility and commitment to cover a variety of shifts across the 7 day roster. You must be available to cover AM,PM and Night shifts in continued support of clients needs.
To observe all organisational procedures and work instructions, promote the organisational philosophy of care, and comply with all relevant standards of care and legislation pertaining to the provision of community and support services.
To promote the retention of existing life skills for people with dementia and provide opportunities to enhance these skills through participation in socially valued roles and activities.
To provide appropriate support to clients in activities of daily living, personal care, community access and other life areas where the need for support/assistance is identified.
To work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing high quality direct care services, support and information to people with dementia and their families and carers.
To maintain and respect the privacy, confidentiality and the individuality of all clients and carers.
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