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Disability Support Worker (Casual)

Mapple Care - Ipswich, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin


Are you passionate and committed to making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and their families? Do you have experience with personal care, including using hoists and other care equipment? We would like to hear from you!

About The Role
Disability Support Worker (Casual)

Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Supporting the participant with their personal care needs
  • Encouraging involvement within the community
  • Assisting participants to achieve their goals (e.g. getting more involved in community activities, learning life skills, trying new things, etc.)

About You

  • Interest supporting individuals with disabilities
  • Ability to work positively with people with a disability to achieve their goals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive, quick to respond, and focused on achieving outcomes
  • Ability to work flexible hours including morning, evenings, weekends and public holidays
  • Demonstrated experience with personal care, medications, hoists & manual handling

Essential Requirements

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability/Aged Care)
  • Current Queensland driver's licence
  • A reliable roadworthy vehicle, with current registration and comprehensive insurance
  • Current Police Screening Certificate
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificates
  • Mandatory annual Influenza Vaccination
  • Good computer & mobile device skills
  • Current Disability Worker Screening (Yellow Card) and Blue Card (Working with Children Check)
  • Completed NDIS Worker Orientation Module
  • at least 6 months experience of supporting NDIS participants in their homes
  • Passion for supporting disabled people

Your Attributes

We're looking for a person who has what it takes to make a difference in our clients' lives.

You have:

  • A warm and caring nature
  • The willingness to go the extra mile
  • A positive attitude towards health and wellbeing
  • The flexibility to work a varied roster

How You'll Benefit

You'll become part of the Mapple Care family, and in addition to the training and support that you would expect, you will also receive:

  • 4 weeks annual leave on a pro rata basis
  • Uniform and laundry allowance
  • Superannuation guarantee
  • Free in-house professional training

Application Deadline: 28/03/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Subcontract

Salary: $25.00 – $35.00 per hour


  • Certificate I - IV (Required)


  • Australian driver's licence (Required)
  • Blue Card (Required)
  • Working With Children (WWC) Check (Preferred)
  • Yellow card (Preferred)

Work Eligibility:

  • Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours (e.g. citizen, permanent resident) (Required)

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

Ipswich, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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