ID: 154844

Social Group - Activity Assistant

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Ashfield WA

About this opportunity

If you would like to work in a centre based daycare setting with seniors and people with Disabilties, this is the role you must apply for. We need your help to assist/support staff to deliver a quality service ensuring clients are treated with dignity and respect at all times.

Duties • Obtain instructions from staff regarding plans for the day and arrangements for refreshments and meals • Ensure all surfaces are cleaned prior to food preparation • Prepare morning tea • Assist clients with getting in and out as well as seating where required • Socialise with clients, share meals and conversation • Clear away the morning tea dishes and clean up after meals • Assist staff to set up morning activities such as games, craft & quiz. • Prepare for lunch by setting out cutlery, glasses, and water • Clear away lunch dishes, wash dishes and kitchen area • Assist with afternoon activities as per staff's directions • Encourage client’s full participation and independence as much as possible, while recognizing and respecting their right to refuse. • Prepare afternoon tea, wash dishes and kitchen area • Under the supervision of staff, assist clients to the bus


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

• Friendly, outgoing, energetic and committed person with empathy to all age groups, especially those of senior years and people with disability
• Understands professional boundaries, discretion and ale to maintain confidentiality
• Listen to clients objectively without judgment
• Comply with TOB Code of Conduct and SDS Code of Practice.
• Current unblemished National Police Clearance
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work in a team environment or alone
• Initially available for 2 - 3 mornings a week on a regular and ongoing basis with a possibility of increased hours.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Day time (Between 8.30 and 3.00 depending on availability)

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Orientation and training provided. Daily supervision and support provided

Reimbursement

Cost of Police Clearance is covered by the organisation. Lunch provided.