Disability Support Worker
Posted , 22 Oct 2019 | Job Id :2027-7215-71752072
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Southern Cross Community Healthcare

  • Full time
  • Blakehurst NSW, Australia

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

Job Details: ABOUT SOUTHERN CROSS
Southern Cross has been supporting 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.

Support Workers are supported by Southern Cross' skilled Service and Admin team.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
DESCRIPTION:
Disability Support Worker
Blakehurst NSW
Southern Cross is seeking motivated, caring and committed individuals as Disability Support Workers to provide care and support to a 76yrs old male with a spinal cord injury who is living in his own home.

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

Successful applicants will be supported by a registered nurse to gain the necessary skills to provide this care in the community
A range of flexible duties are available.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:
Assistance with Personal care tasks
Medication administration
Assistance with Therapy tasks
Use of Mobility equipment – e.g. hoist, wheelchair, shower chair
Light Domestic assistance
Meal preparation
Community participation – e.g. medical appointments, Shopping and/or social outings
SHIFT TIMES
Wednesdays & Thursdays 8am-12pm
Monday to Sunday 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mondays to Sundays 6pm - 8pm
REQUIREMENTS
work with children check
current references
mobile phone
current drivers licence and reliable vehicle
As part of the application 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 SN481

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