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Job Detail: Support Worker

QLD - Other, Australia - QLD

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About The Role

About the opportunity:

Make a difference to the lives of our customers, providing individualised support within a accommodation setting, that provides short and medium-term accommodation to our valued customers. Are you an individual who is caring & compassionate who wants to help our customers achieve their individual goals?

These are rewarding and challenging roles and flexibility to work on a 24/7 rotating roster & previous experience will be an advantage.

The team, located on the Gold Coast,  provides personal care but also works with each guest to make their stay as enjoyable as possible. Some customers want quiet time while others want to do all of the fun activities the Gold Coast offers!

 Typical duties might include: 

  • Supporting customers to develop and maintain independence and successfully achieve their individual goals.
  • Supporting customers with personal care including bowel care, manual handling using a variety of equipment and aids and other health and hygiene needs such as feeding, medication, dressing, toileting and showering.
  • Undertaking various household tasks including mealtime management, cleaning, shopping and other community access activities.

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs of our unique customers
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive relationships with our customers and to support their individual care plans, including goals
  • Flexibility to work on a 24/7 rotating roster; you will be required to work across morning, afternoon and active night shifts, including weekend and public holiday shifts 
  • Experience supporting customers with intellectual disability, high physical support needs and medical / health needs
  • A current  Driver's Licence and confidence to drive an accessible van.
  • QLD Working With Children Check  or willingness to obtain
  • NDIS Worker Check or willingness to obtain
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Position Description:

https://northcott.com.au/documents/support-worker-position-description/  

 

Why work for us?

  • We are a leading disability service provider in NSW, ACT and QLD, providing services and support for people with disability and their families and carers. 
  • You will have your contribution valued and have opportunities to grow your career with us. 
  • A family friendly workplace is offered and support provided for staff to manage their home and work lives effectively.
  • Take advantage of not for profit salary packaging which can increase your take home pay and a reward and recognition program that entitles you to discounts with a broad range of retailers, dining, entertainment and life-style brands. 
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