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Disability Support Worker


Base pay $30 - $50/hr
Permanent Temporary Standard business hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This organisation is a local disability service that has been providing services for over 40 years in the Mackay and Whitsunday region. They specialise in providing personalised services to individuals who require in home or community support. 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;
  • Completing clear and factual handover notes and incident reports;
  • Managing complex and challenging client behaviours (including aggressive behaviours);

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. To be successful in the role, you will meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a valid (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 driver’s 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, to Lauren Colwell.
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.

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Perks & benefits
Flexible working hours
Pay comparison
Market average based on all Disability Support Worker jobs in Central Coast QLD
Base pay range
$30 - $50/hr
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Job details
Date posted
15 Jul 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Aged & Disability Care
Base pay
$30 - $50/hr
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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