• 1Search for courses by Study Area, Level and Location
  • 2We deliver you all the matched results
  • 3Choose one or more course providers to contact you
Industry

Distance from location (kms)

Exact 5 10 25 50

3

April

Disability Support Worker Fitzgibbon

Drake International - Fitzgibbon, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

DRAKE MEDOX NEEDS YOU!

For 50 years Drake Medox continues to be one of Australia’s most recognised providers of Disability Services. We specialise in supporting individuals in their own home and are also known for recruiting the right people for our valued clients. Join a leading provider & a winning team. Are you the next Medox Team Member?

About the role

We are currently seeking experienced & supportive Carers to work with our male client who is about to turn 18. Our client has Beare-Stevenson Syndrome as well as other associated disabilities. Our client has a Tracheostomy & requires mechanical ventilation of a night time while he sleeps. This role is predominately to work active night duties while the client sleeps but we will also have community access days available as well. We are looking for someone to fill the Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday night shifts from 2100-0600. You will be required to monitor the ventilator, Sp02, suctioning & manage nutrition via PEG. For this role it is vital you have a certificate to receive specialised training to support this client. Alternately you will already have experience in this field. This role involves both personal & emotional support so if you have a positive mind set, are intuitive & client focused, this role is for you.

Duties

  • Ventilator & Tracheostomy Care
  • Manual handling
  • PEG nutrition
  • Personal cares
  • Medication assistance
  • Companionship
Skills and experience
  • Disability and Support work
  • Manual handling
  • Ventilator & Tracheostomy experience
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability, Individual support (Disability/Ageing) or someone with Disability/Support work history
  • Drake Medox recruit specifically to our client’s needs, to ensure we provide the right support. Due to the nature and complexity of this clients’ needs candidates must have experience within the industry.
Mandatory
  • First aid certificate
  • CPR certificate
  • National police check
  • Yellow card
  • Manual handling
  • Medication certificate or willing to obtain
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication
Benefits
  • Support from Drake Medox 24/7
  • Safe work environment and culture
  • Above award pay rates
  • Work life balance
**Please note that this role requires a NDIS SCREENING CHECK (Yellow Card) If you do not have a current & valid card, there is a No card, no start law initiated by Qld Government

How to apply

To find out more about the role, please call Alana on 1300 360 070 or hit the [APPLY NOW] button.

Drake International

Fitzgibbon, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




APPLY

Shortlist Job