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Aged Care Support Workers | Greater Perth and Greater Mandurah

Alzheimer’s WA want to hear from passionate, driven and experienced Support Workers in the Greater Perth Area and Greater Mandurah Area. Apply Now!

Position Summary:

Our Support Workers are passionate and dedicated to supporting people living with dementia within their household and communities. Our services use a person-centred approach which assists and empowers our clients to achieve personal goals and a greater quality of life.

We’re looking for applicants who align with our vision, philosophy and values, to join our diverse and multi-disciplinary team.

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • building rapport and providing companionship to people living with dementia;
  • improving quality of life through supports within personal care and social supports;
  • create an environment supportive of the wellbeing needs of people living with dementia, their families, and their carers;
  • plan and commit to activities that provide opportunities to maintain skills and promote independence, whilst respecting a client’s dignity and personal choice; and
  • collaborate to provide person-centred supports to people living with dementia in the community.

Essential Criteria:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Ageing, Disability, or equivalent demonstrated experience;
  • current Senior First Aid [HLTAID011] and CPR [HLTAID009] (with 3+ months until expiry);
  • demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with people living with dementia and their carers;
  • ability to engage in meaningful relations with people living with dementia, supporting their abilities, always promoting their dignity, and providing reassurance and validation of their feelings;
  • working rights in Australia;
  • a valid WA ‘C’ class driver’s licence and an insured roadworthy vehicle;
  • NDIS Worker Screening; and
  • up-to-date COVID Vaccination.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Certificate IV in Dementia, or equivalent demonstrated experience;
  • understanding of person-centred approach in dementia care; and
  • ability to speak language(s) in addition to English.

At Alzheimer’s WA, we offer:

  • eligibility for a $500 retention bonus*;
  • 7% discount on Medibank insurance;
  • five (5) week annual leave per year plus 17.5% leave loading;
  • opportunity to salary package up to $15,900 per annum;
  • access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); and
  • ongoing growth and development opportunities.

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