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Support Worker


Employer: Dementia Australia
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Hobart

Job posted on: 30 January, 2019.
Applications close: 13 February, 2019. (Expired)

  • Progressive peak body for dementia
  • Casual opportunity
  • Attractive salary packaging options

Dementia Australia is the new voice of Alzheimer’s Australia, and the peak body representing the interests of people with dementia, their families and carers.

We are currently seeking a Support Worker in a casual capacity to work with the office based at New Town. You will be supporting the wider community by providing respite and support services designed to enhance the quality of life of people living with dementia, their families and carers.

To be successful in the position, you will meet the key selection criteria and show an absolute commitment to the delivery of high quality dementia services and support within your community.

Key Selection Criteria:

  1. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  2. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  3. Experience in safe food handling practices, or a willingness to obtain and maintain the required food safety qualification in accordance with the position.
  4. Ability to use Microsoft office suite in accordance with the requirements of the position.
  5. Demonstrated ability to apply established routines, methods, standards and procedures and work under general guidance.
  6. A willingness to work cooperatively and collaboratively within the departmental team and with the Organisation’s staff, volunteers and clients.

Certificate III in Aged or Community Care or other relevant discipline essential, along with a drivers licence. A light rigid vehicle driver’s licence is highly desirable or willingness to obtain one.

In return, you will be offered a flexible and supportive work environment as well as a number of attractive staff benefits.

A full position description is available below.

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