disability support worker in Brisbane

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amy mcconnell, randstad
job type
permanent

job details

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location
brisbane, queensland
specialism
healthcare & medical
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
reference number
90M0426323_1604649025
contact
amy mcconnell, randstad
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job description

Randstad Health, Care and Support is looking for a support worker to join a talented team at this NDIS registered organisation. Our client provides support to people with disability in independent living as well as in short-term respite accommodation, empowering them to participate in their community as well as assisting them with activities of daily life.

About the role:

  • assisting as required with residents daily living activities and providing assistance or supervision as outlined in care plans
  • you could be supporting a client in their home one day or in their community participating in social activities, building life skills or just hanging out at the beach the next!
  • participating as required in domestic duties of the facility
  • ensuring that resident care, incidents and accidents are adequately documented and reported as necessary
  • assisting with medications (prescribed) and manual handling and lifting of up to 20 kgs (wheelchairs etc.) as required
  • answering all calls on the emergency call system as promptly and efficiently as possible

Your qualities and qualifications:

  • caring and compassionate
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) or similar
  • minimum 6 months experience in a similar role
  • current First Aid with CPR and NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • current Criminal History screening (Yellow or Blue Card), or willingness to obtain one
  • full time availability (7 days) and the ability to do sleepover / night shifts
  • experience working in mental health highly regarded
  • Statement of Attainment for HLTHPS006 (Assist clients with medication) an advantage
  • valid driver’s licence, own vehicle with valid registration and comprehensive insurance also an advantage

Benefits in this position:

  • this is a truly meaningful role that offers a real sense of purpose
  • award rates (Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010)
  • training and development opportunities with a positive and supportive company culture
  • the chance to positively impact the lives of individuals living with a disability
  • be a part of a team that's making a real difference in the community

Please click the 'Apply' button to submit your Resume. Randstad Health, Care and Support is dedicated to the candidate management process and all applicants will be contacted. If you have any specific questions however, please feel free to call or email Amy, on 1300 289 817 or at amy.mcconnell@randstad.com.au

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

Disability, NDIS, Community Services, DSW, Disability Support Work, Mental Health, Assisting with Medication, Individual Support

qualification

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
Current First Aid with CPR
NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
Yellow or Blue Card

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification