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Community Support Assistant - Dementia and Aged Care Services - Port Macquarie

Alzheimer’s Queensland
  • Port Macquarie, Australia
  • Reference: 6499241

Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) is a new provider of Community Care Services in the Port Macquarie area 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.

Community Support Assistants (CSA) 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 Community Support Assistants based in Port Macquarie 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. You must have a willingness to support client services across day shifts, Monday to Friday.

About You

  • Ability to engage with older persons in a respectful manner
  • Ideally knowledge of personal cares, medication prompt, and social support with the elderly population
  • Exceptional communication skills to support client engagement & independence
  • 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
  • Ability to provide written progress reports


  • Ideally Cert III qualification in Individual Support or relevant experience
  • Current National Police Check
  • First Aid & CPR Certificate (willingness to obtain)
  • Drivers Licence & own Car
  • Comprehensive Insurance
  • Smart Phone

Culture & Benefits

  • Casual opportunities available with flexible hours
  • 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.

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