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Disability Support Worker

Hays


Base pay $30 - $50/hr
Temporary Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This organization is one of regional Queensland’s largest and leading providers of mental health services, supporting individuals and communities in northern, central and western Queensland. Due to an increase in clients an opportunity now exists for a passionate disability support worker in Mackay.

Your new role
This is an interactive and rewarding opportunity for you to assist clients with their day-to-day living while encouraging them to maintain their independence. Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Assisting and supporting clients with daily tasks such as shopping, cooking, exercising and household tasks;
  • Meeting client needs in the least restrictive way possible;
  • Mentoring clients and assisting them to develop independent living skills;
  • Assisting in dispensing client medication and adherence to client support plans;
  • Manual handling;
  • Completing clear and factual handover notes and incident reports;
  • Managing complex and challenging client behaviours (including aggressive behaviours);
  • Encourage clients to engage with their local communities through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities;

What you'll need to succeed
This organization is looking for applicants with experience in the disability support sector who are dedicated, reliable and have great communication skills. Mandatory requirements

  • (P) Blue Card and Yellow Card
  • NDIS Worker Screening
  • Certificate III in Disability Support or Community Services (or enrolled in same)
  • At least one (1) year of experience as a disability support worker
  • To have current vaccination records including the annual influenza and COVID 19 vaccine as required by the QLD government
  • Current CPR and First aid Training
  • Current drivers license and own vehicle
  • Flexible working hours

What you'll get in return
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a committed, community focused organization. This is for permanent position with varying rosters.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Lauren Colwell now on 4960 1126.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2663424

Pay comparison
Market average based on all Disability Support Worker jobs in Central Coast QLD
Base pay range
$30 - $50/hr
Market average
$32/hr
$32/hr
Market average
$23/hr
$35/hr

Job details
Date posted
5 Aug 2022
Category
Healthcare & Medical
Occupation
Aged & Disability Care
Base pay
$30 - $50/hr
Work type
Temporary
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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