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Disability Support Worker/Personal Care Worker


Description

COMPANY

Right at Home Darling Downs provide a range of care services to assist people living independently at home while being advocates for person-centred care, leading by example through exceptional communication and customer service. With more than 80 plus team members currently, we are on the lookout for new team members to help continue to grow our name in the community.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We have exciting new opportunities to join our team as Disability Support workers, providing support in-home for clients/participants living with Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar and other health issues. We are seeking individuals that are enthusiastic, caring, compassionate, respectful and can complete personal care as well as domestic duties.

The role will initially be offered on a casual basis, however, based on performance the opportunity for Permanent Part-Time may become available.

 

Qualifications

  • Have Individual Support (Disability) Certificate III or higher.
  • Have experience working with people with disability who have high support needs, particularly with mental health issues.
  • Previous skills and qualifications in medication assistance or administration (HLTHPS006 'Assist Clients with Medication')
  • Demonstrate an understanding of incident reporting, quality documentation, complaints handling, and complex behaviour strategic support.
  • Good roster availability.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude.
  • Own vehicle with comprehensive insurance and willingness to use for work purposes.
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate.
  • Current Open Drivers Licence.
  • Current Blue Card and NDIS Worker Screening Check Card.
  • Full COVID-19 vaccine (Digital COVID Vaccine Certificate)

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with male & female NDIS participants with a range of mental disabilities
  • Support and mentor participants to increase their personal independence.
  • Support participants to engage in community-based activities.
  • Model and encourage appropriate social behaviours, as necessary.

Preferred Skills

  • Patient, flexible and understanding. 
  • Supportive and caring nature.
  • Commitment to the rights of people with disabilities to live dignified lives.
  • Able to accept responsibility.
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job.
Overview
Job Type: Casual
Duration: 18 Months
Department: Care Team
Job Category: Care Staff - DSW
Sub Category:
Posted: 19-04-2022
Work Region / State: Toowoomba/Qld
Job Shift: Casual
Requirements
Work Permit: Australia
Job Status
Job Status: Interviewing
Start Publishing: 25-05-2022
Stop Publishing: 05-06-2022
Location
Toowoomba, Queensland
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