Healthcare Australia (HCA) is a National Organisation & Registered NDIS provider specialising in Core Supports providing in home support and community access to NDIS participants in the Townsville area. We are currently looking for creative and outgoing support workers to engage and motivate our customers to achieve their NDIS goals.
The Role – Disability Support Worker:
Looking for support workers to commit to regular and consistent shift schedules as well as irregular hours, including early mornings/ evenings, weekends and public holidays.
Support individuals with intellectual, mental health and/or physical disabilities.
Must be creative and resourceful to assist customers achieve their goals.
Passionate, empathetic & committed to provide the best care for each individual
Delivering high quality person centred support
Daily living assistance in the home and the community
Support physical health and emotional well-being
Assisting individuals to and from community-based activities and appointments.
Complete all relevant documentation and reporting as required
Skills and Experience:
Outstanding interpersonal, communication and resilience skills
Proven skills and abilities in providing quality support to people with mental illness and/ or disabilities
Adaptability to work with different individuals including complex and challenging behaviours.
Able to cope with the physical and mental demands of the job
A strong sense of professional boundaries
Great communication skills
Demonstrated experience supporting clients with Spinal Cord Injuries and other physical disabilities
Demonstrated experience with specialty supports, such as Bowel & Catheter Care, Peg Feeding
Demonstrated experience supporting clients with complex behaviours and high needs
Be fit and active
Have a strong sense of professional boundaries
6+ months paid work in a similar role
Cert III in Disability or Individual Support or higher is highly regarded
QLD – Current “Paid” Blue Card (or willing to obtain)
QLD – Current Yellow Card (or willing to obtain)
First Aid Certificate issued within the last 3 years (or willing to obtain)
CPR Certificate issued within the last 12 months (or willing to obtain)
Evidence of work rights (e.g. Passport, Birth Certificate or VISA)
QLD Unrestricted Driver Licence
Own reliable transport (willing to use for work)
Current Full Comprehensive Car Insurance
Smartphone (iOS or Android)
Opportunity to work consistent weekly hours
24/7 support with a dedicated after-hours team
Manage your shifts and payroll on our easy to use eHCA App
Supportive team environment