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Support Worker - Youth and Disability

Job Title: Support Worker - Youth and Disability
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Queensland
Industry: Support Workers
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH318032_1658454913
Contact Name: Brisbane Team
Contact Email: teambrisbane@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Jul 22, 2022

Job Description

There are currently full time and part time opportunities available for the right candidate.

The role;

Working with children and individuals who have disabilities or those who have experienced trauma, a good candidate will have knowledge and understanding of the issues facing people in these situations. Working autonomously in an often isolated environment, you will provide front-line support in the form of personal care, domestic duties, transport, medication assistance, following NDIS plans, building independence through a person centered approach under a therapeutic model of support. Locations include Thornlands, Wellington Point and Rochedale and candidates should expect to work at any of these locations during the course of their work.

Essential Requirements

  • Experience working with people with disabilities with challenging behaviours such as physical aggression, in a residential or care setting

  • Minimum qualification of Certificate IV in Disability or another recognised qualification

  • Willingness to work a rotating roster inclusive of sleepovers and active overnights

  • Working with Children Card (Blue Card)

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check or Yellow Card

  • NDIS worker's orientation training

  • Ability to do shift work and in-home sleepovers

  • Ability to participate in team meetings, staff meetings, training and supervision, as required

  • A full Australian Drivers License

  • First Aid and CPR Certificate or willingness to obtain

  • Medication Administration Training or willingness to obtain

  • Epilepsy Training or willingness to obtain

  • Covid-19 Infection Control Training

  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination

  • Comprehensive Car Insurance

Candidates who are creative and think outside the box will be highly regarded for this challenging yet rewarding role.

If this position interests you or you are looking to get into the disability sector, please call 1800 572 358 and speak to Kia, press apply now, or email kia.thomas@twrecruitment.com.au for a confidential discussion.

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