DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKERS NEEDED! – BRISBANE SOUTH/ EAST

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

Healthcare Australia (HCA) is a national organisation & registered NDIS provider specialising in Core Supports providing in home and community access support to NDIS participants in the Brisbane South/East Regions incl. Annerley, Mt. Gravatt, Coorparoo, Cannon Hill, Capalaba, Wynnum and surrounding suburbs. 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 to each individual
  • Delivering high quality person centered 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:

  • demontrated experience supporting clients with Mental Health illnesses physical and intellectual disabilities
  • demonstrated experience with specialty supports, such as Bowel & Catheter Care, Peg Feeding, Epilepsy & Diabetes Management
  • demonstrated experience supporting clients with complex behaviours and high needs
  • demonstrated experience supporting complex and challenging behaviours incl. verbal/ physical agression and self-harm
  • be fit and active
  • 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
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Potential to transfer interstate
  • Apply Today Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be contacting successful candidates for screening. Successful applicants will be required to clear all relevant probity checks before starting in the role. To apply for this role, please follow the link and send your current resume. HCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants who have an indigenous and/or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background