Disability Support Worker – TOWNSVILLE REGION

  • Company:
    Healthcare Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

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
  • Ideal Requirements:

  • 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
  • Mandatory Requirements:

  • 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)
  • The Benefits

  • 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
  • Weekly pay
  • Supportive team environment