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Job Detail: Support Worker

QLD - Other, Australia - QLD


About The Role

We are looking for friendly, welcoming support workers who are passionate about helping people and are up for adventure and trying new things as we expand our programs at our Toowoomba centre.

Our programs assist young people to learn social skills, independent living skills including cooking and other life skills training, with plenty of focus on creativity and wellbeing too.

You will be supporting participants to access to the community and engage with peers.

We care about inclusivity, empowerment, and making a meaningful difference – if you do too, then this is the opportunity for you.

About the position:

Casual positions available with room for expansion. We envisage the hours will commence at 10 hours per week, with the view to growing these hours as the programs expand. 

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and drive engaging programs that help customers achieve their goals and dreams.
• Support our customers to participate in social, recreation and skills development programs.
• Provide limited personal care and manual handling assistance.
• Be a champion for our customers and support them to achieve their goals and independence.
Key Requirements
• Minimum Cert III in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience.
• Current First Aid and CPR.
• Current drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle.
• Hold a valid QLD Blue Card & NDIS Worker Screening Clearance. 
• Completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module training.
• Well-developed interpersonal skills and an understanding of the importance of professional boundaries and practice.
• Capacity to assist in all duties and be confident to do so autonomously.
• General computer skills.
• A high level of energy & enthusiasm towards the work you do.
• Available for immediate start/ to commence at a short notice.

Types of duties may include:
• Supporting clients to develop and maintain independence.
• Support clients to achieve personal goals through community and social participation.
• Support clients in every day skills such as cooking, gardening, gym and fitness, travel training and money management.
• Understanding and implementing mealtime management plans and positive behaviour support plans.
• Assisting clients in the community such as going to concerts, theme parks, out for lunch, bowling and more.
• Supporting clients with toileting.


Position Description:

About Northcott:
Northcott is a not-for-profit disability service provider that works with customers to realise their potential.

As one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit disability service organisations, we provide services from metropolitan and regional locations throughout NSW, QLD and the ACT. We have more than 90 years of experience and expertise in the disability service industry.


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