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Disability Home Care Support W...

  • Flexibility of work/life balance with casual hours across weekdays and weekends
  • Ongoing training and support to assist with your personal and professional devel
  • Join one of QLD's most well respected & recognised non-profit organisations
Please Note: No Sponsorship is offered for this position


Disability Home Care Support Worker - ROMA (Maranoa Region), QLD



About the Position

Offering a range of supports and assistance to a variety of local residents, including help at home, social inclusion and community connectedness.  

Looking for people who can provide practical and emotional help to others, calling on their own real-life experiences to build rapport and relationships. Your support will enable the clients to remain living independently and comfortably in their own homes, throughout the South West Queensland region.

With a variety of clients requiring assistance, so alongside a friendly, proactive manager your focus will be on supporting people to be the best they can be. This means having fun and enjoying life:
  • Personal grooming and hygiene; assistance with medication reminders and general self-care
  • Transport assistance to the supermarket, or to watch a local sports team
  • Assistance with domestic duties and general help around the house
  • Helping our young people with disabilities - including visits to the hairdresser, Mani-Pedi’s or the local café for a coffee
  • Outdoor activities, a gentle stroll, taking someone to the movies once a week, or helping out in the garden
  • Food shopping, menu planning and meal preparation - or assisting with arts, crafts and new creations!
A causal role available, to cover both planned and unscheduled leave. Shifts are usually between 6:30 AM and 8:00 PM weekdays, with some weekend and night shifts. 
 

About You

To ensure the most effective and continuous care, Home Care Workers will be dedicated, reliable and flexible. Looking for:
  • A fantastic attitude and genuine interest in helping others
  • Various hobbies - sewing, arts, gardening, cooking and scrapbooking to name a few!
  • Experience in various outdoor pursuits and activities
  • A practical understanding of hygiene assistance and commitment of care
  • Enjoyment in social activities, and one-on-one engagement
  • Understanding of physical limitations and a safe, sensible approach
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, sensitivity and emotional stability
  • Strong communication and organisational skills - able to manage your time and support clients to do the same in an everyday capacity

This company employs team members from all walks of life, and these roles will suit:
  • Career changers, tree changers and young people with passion
  • People who have some extra time and appreciate being with others
  • Those who have strong work ethics and enjoy being team players
Qualifications will include:
  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Disability, Community Services or equivalent
  • Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
  • First Aid Certificate with CPR
  • A current National Police Certificate
  • Queensland Driver Licence and your own, reliable vehicle
  • Physically capable of meeting the requirements of the role
What's Offered

Committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. Supporting staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector.  You will also enjoy:
  • Working with a supportive team of passionate and dedicated professionals
  • Providing quality of life for people within your local community
  • Ongoing training and support to assist with your personal and professional development
  • A chance to be part of one of Queensland’s most well respected and recognised non-profit organisations
  • Flexibility of work/life balance with casual hours across weekdays and weekends
Show Your Interest

Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working within an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being.

Committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. Promoting a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.

JOB NUMBER S3469



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JOB SUMMARY
Date Posted
21/6/2018
Category
Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Location
Roma, QLD 4455
Job Type
Part Time, Casual
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