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Disability Support Worker

  • : Blue Care
  • : 15-May-2020
  • : Warwick QLD 4370

Position Details

Reference Number 35379
Position Title Disability Support Worker
Employment Type Casual
Entity South West
Location Warwick Community Care
Enterprise agreement Care & Support Services - Disability Support Worker Level 3
Roles Available 1
Position Summary
  • Casual Opportunity
  • Warwick Community Care
  • $21.58 - $26.76 per/hour +25% loading + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging

Blue Care are actively seeking applications from passionate, person centred Disability Support Workers to join our Warwick Community Centre!

 

This is a great opportunity for Support Workers / Personal Carers and Assistants in Nursing looking for casual flexibility within an organisation that promotes career development and a positive work life balance.

 

As a Disability Support Worker, you can make a difference to the lives of our clients we support under the NDIS. You will work with our valued clients who may be impacted by physical and/or psychological disabilities.

 

The support we provide is diverse and you will be helping our clients in their own homes, within group care homes and assisting them with daily tasks and activities that may include, but will not be limited to: 

  • Day to day household and/or personal tasks (such as bathing/toileting) which could include overnight stays
  • Daily activities, such as getting out for a coffee or catch-up with friends, participating in a hobby or sporting activity, going on day trips or holidays
  • Support with visiting medical appointments and any other support that may contribute to helping them achieve their goals while staying healthy, happy and safe

Your skills and experience:

You will be an active member of your local community, have passion, energy and a background that has seen you working or volunteering within a caring capacity role previously supporting people within all community groups (including Aged, Disability or Children & Youth). You’ll present with:

  • Certificate III in Disability Support
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain
  • Confidence with smart phones and digital devices or willingness to learn
  • QLD Driver’s License and roadworthy registered vehicle
  • NDIS Worker Orientation module and certificate of completion

Supporting our clients in the best way possible is important to us.  As part of your induction with Blue Care, you will be required to complete the NDIS Worker Orientation module or provide us with your previously obtained certificate of completion.  You can complete the module here:

https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au/ 

 

You must also currently hold or be willing to obtain a positive notice from Disability Services (Yellow Card) and Working with Children Check (Blue Card) prior to employment.

 

We’ll look after you too:

Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated and passionate team of more than 8,000 people do is built on our commitment to recognising individuals while enabling independence, choice and freedom. We offer:

  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs


Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. 

 

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

 

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

 

Selection Criteria Desirable: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
Desirable: If you are successful for this role, you may be required to undergo a series of pre-employment checks, that may include your Right to Work in Australia, Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and a Health Screening Questionnaire. Do you consent to this?
Desirable: Do you hold the required qualifications for this role? Please note you WILL be required to provide copies during the interview process.
Desirable: Do you hold a current Australian Drivers Licence and have access to a roadworthy passenger vehicle that is insured for work purposes?

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Job Location (Area or Region)
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Home Care Provider
Job Title
Disability Support Worker
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Salary / Pay Range
$20 to $25
Salary / Pay Details
$21.58 - $26.76 per/hour +25% loading + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging
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Flexible
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