Disability Support Worker
Posted , 22 Oct 2019 | Job Id :0E52-4815-71751237
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Southern Cross Community Healthcare

  • Full time
  • Mossman QLD, Australia

Job Summary: Mossman QLD Are you looking for an opportunity in Disability Services that is not only rewarding, stimulating and secure, but makes a real difference in your community?

Job Details: Disability Support Work is an essential and rapidly expanding industry with high levels of satisfaction and security.

There are also great opportunities to improve and enhance your skills or transition from a different industry. Opportunities range from domestic duties to skilled support positions.

ABOUT SOUTHERN CROSS
Southern Cross has been arranging support for people in their communities throughout NSW, QLD, SA, VIC and ACT since 1984.
We arrange the provision of an extensive range of aged support and disability services for people in their private home and community.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
DESCRIPTION:
Disability Support Worker
Mossman QLD 4873
Southern Cross is seeking motivated, caring and committed individuals as Disability Support Workers to deliver care and support to 48-year-old-man with a traumatic brain injury who is living in his own home.

This support will enable the person to maintain a level of independence by providing a service that will assist him/her with everyday living tasks and achieving their person centred and therapy goals.

Support Workers will receive support to achieve the skills required to deliver individualised support to people with disabilities living in the community.

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:
Duties vary depending on the Participant's needs but may include:

Assistance with Personal care tasks
Medication administration
Assistance with Therapy tasks
Light Domestic assistance
Meal preparation Community participation – e.g. medical appointments, Shopping and/or social outings
Community participation – e.g. medical appointments, Shopping and/or social outings
SERVICE DELIVERY TIMES
This new 24 hour program will require servies to be provided at specific times:

mornings
afternoons
nights
REQUIREMENTS
current references
mobile phone
current drivers licence and reliable vehicle
As part of the engagement process, all successful applicants must receive a National Criminal History Clearance and need to obtain a Working with Children Clearance to commence working as a Support Worker.

Reference NS454

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