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Support Workers (Disability Services) - Rockhampton | Capricorn Coast

LiveBetter - Rockhampton City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Full Job Description
Permanent part time and casual opportunities based in Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast covering Emu Park & Yeppoon.
Engage with and support our customers in your community to live their best lives - make a real difference in your community
We want to empower our people - some of the perks of working at LiveBetter? Rewards, recognition and a continuous learning and development opportunities with diverse career pathway opportunities!

About LiveBetter

LiveBetter Community Services are one of the largest regionally based providers of community services in Eastern Australia. We strive to enable the people of regional Australia to live their best lives. We know that our staff are our greatest asset and offer:

Investment in staff training & development with opportunities for diverse career paths
A flexible & family friendly workplace
The opportunity to take advantage of great salary packaging benefits

For further info about us and to see for yourself the great things that we do, you can visit:

https://www.linkedin.com/company/livebettercommunityservices/

https://www.facebook.com/LiveBetterAustralia/

https://livebetter.org.au/

About LiveBetter Disability Services

The Disability Services Team provide community-based programs, respite services, accommodation, residential services and vocational programs under the NDIS and through state-based funding in line with the Disability Services Act, Human Services Quality Standards, and all LiveBetter policies and procedures. The Disability Services team have offices across NSW and QLD. Support Workers perform a vital role in supporting the Disability teams to deliver services to our customers in a professional and caring manner.

About the Role

The Support Worker (Disability) works within a team providing services to Disability Services customers. The role assists customers to maintain their independence in a community setting and provides ongoing domestic, personal and social support to people living in the community.

Some core responsibilities for this position include:
Providing domestic assistance, personal care, respite, transport, social and emotional support to people living in the community. This includes but is not limited to:

Assisting customers with their personal care needs - this may include toileting, bathing, showering, oral hygiene, medication and other personal hygiene needs.
Assisting customers with cooking, food preparation and meal planning.
Performing domestic duties such as (but not limited to) vacuuming, laundry, general cleaning, dusting, washing dishes, cleaning windows, cleaning carpets, making beds, basic home and garden maintenance.
Transport to medical appointments, social engagements, shopping (including assisting with shopping) and other outings as required.

Supporting customers in their chosen program to progress towards their individual goals and ensure they meet their requirements under their NDIS Plan.
Delivery of services that promote the dignity, independence and empowerment of customers.
Adhering to the documented and approved care plans.
Monitoring any changes in customer needs and reporting them to the Coordinator or Team Leader.

In addition to this you will need to undertake and pass as part of your role LiveBetter's Clinical Care Competencies Training and other mandatory training.

What LiveBetter needs from you

We would love to hear from you if you are a professional and caring person who is prepared to embrace our values of Integrity, Respect, Cooperation, Empowerment and Excellence in your day to day work life. You will be a compassionate person with a great work ethic and a real desire to assist people in your community. It would also be required that you possess the following key skills and experience:

Ability to undertake a range of domestic and personal care services (bathing, toileting, personal hygiene) with customers.
Willingness to undertake and ability to pass LiveBetter Core Competencies training and other mandatory training.
A caring and compassionate approach with the ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.
Experience in the use of technology such as smart phones and computer programs.
Current first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.
Availability of a fully registered and comprehensively insured vehicle.
Current drivers licence recognised by Australian law
Completion of NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’*

Desirable

Previous experience in a similar role.
Flexible availability across a rotating 24/7 roster.
Certificate III in Disability Services, Individual Support or equivalent.

You will also be required to pass a National Criminal Check, obtain a Qld Blue Card and a QLD NDIS Worker Screening Clearance or a QLD Yellow Card and satisfactorily complete a pre-employment medical (including drug and alcohol screening).

To apply for this role, you must provide as part of the online application process:

An up to date copy of your resume
Responses to our online mandatory questions. (You will be prompted to do this).

Closing date: 11:59pm, Monday 7th June 2021

Enquiries: Grace Gorton - Recruitment Advisor: 02 6394 8332

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment campaign to potentially fill future vacancies with similar capability requirements.

LiveBetter is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Rockhampton City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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