Disability Support Worker
Posted , 22 Oct 2019 | Job Id :B3B2-4215-71750555
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Blue Care

  • Full time
  • Hervey Bay QLD

Job Summary: Hervey Bay QLD $42,306 - $46,159 a year Employment Status: Permanent Part Time Location: Hervey Bay Remuneration Value: $21.41 - $23.36 per hour (FTE = $42,306 - $46,159) + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging

Job Details: Blue Care is actively seeking applications from self-motivated Disability Support Workers to join our Hervey Bay community care team. This is an exciting opportunity for Support Workers aiming to secure a permanent contract within Queensland’s second largest employer

Your role:
As a Disability Support Worker you can make a difference to the lives of the people we support under the NDIS. You will work with people who have varying abilities who may be impacted by physical and/or psychological disabilities to help ensure they are able to maintain quality of life.

The support we provide varies. You will be helping the people we support in their own homes or within group care homes and assisting them with tasks and activities that may include, but not be limited to:
Day to day household and/or personal tasks (such as bathing/toileting) which could include overnight stays
Daily activities, such as getting out for a coffee or catch-up with friends, participating in a hobby or sporting activity, going on day trips or holidays
Support with visiting medical appointments and any other support that may contribute to helping them achieve their goals while staying healthy, happy and safe
We’ll look after you too:
As the largest not-for-profit provider of Hospital, Family, Aged and Community Services in Queensland, UnitingCare delivers services in over 400 locations - offering the opportunity to advance your career from Coomera to Katherine and almost everywhere in between. We offer:
Charity salary packaging to pay benefits and living expenses from pre-income tax
Flexible work arrangements, where we emphasise a work-life balance
Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
Learning and development to support you in your role
With our family including The Wesley Hospital, Lifeline and Blue Care, we’re an organisation committed to service, offering our people a values-based culture and benefits.

Your skills and experience:
You will be an active member of your local community, have passion, energy and a background that has seen you working or volunteering within a caring capacity role previously supporting people within all community groups (including Aged, Disability or Children & Youth). You’ll present with:
Certificate III in Disability Support preffered, but not essential
Current First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain
Currently hold or be willing to obtain prior to employment a positive notice from Disability Services (Yellow Card) and Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
Confidence with smart phones and digital devices or willingness to learn
QLD Driver’s License and roadworthy registered vehicle

Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

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