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Community Support Workers – NDISDilate_manager2020-10-01T15:46:49+08:00
About UsSt Jude’s is one of Western Australia’s leading and fastest growing service providers for people with disability and psychosocial needs, successfully operating since 1982. An exciting period of history for our organisation is fast approaching, as we have made the decision to expand our services into Queensland in 2021. As a result, we are now looking for capable, motivated and values-driven support workers who will play key roles in embedding us as a trusted, reputable provider of services in the Sunshine State. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established provider and further your career within the growing Disability sector. About the RolesThe role of the Community Support Worker is to work with clients within the NDIS funding framework, assisting them to achieve their goals and increase their independence and participation within the community. You will provide support to people with disability and/or psychosocial needs, enabling them to undertake all aspects of daily living. You will also promote and demonstrate positive behaviours, learning experiences and skill development for your clients.We are particularly looking to consider candidates who have experience working with clients who have been diagnosed with ASD, ADHD, ODD, PTSD, DID, depression and/or anxiety. Candidates who are experienced working with clients who present with challenging behaviours will be highly regarded. Key duties include:Taking clients out for social outings and activities, shopping trips or GP/specialist appointments.Servicing clients at their respective homes with activities of daily living such as toileting, showering and dressing.Light domestic duties and meal preparation/eating assistance.Medication administration duties. Liaising with the families and representatives of your client as required.We are searching for multiple roles within the Brisbane region. Particularly, we have requirements in North Brisbane, Ipswich, Wellington and Browns Plains. We will be hiring these roles on a permanent part time or casual basis, depending on your availability. Skills & ExperienceThe ideal candidate will pride themselves on their ability to deliver person-centered care that values the choice and goals of the client. They will have the people skills to build and maintain meaningful, lasting relationships with their clients. They will also demonstrate a commitment to being a productive and positive member of the broader home and community team.As well as the above skills, the Key Requirements include:Clearance to work within the NDIS (blue card, yellow card, NDIS worker check) or willingness to obtain this. Proof of working rights - Passport or visa. Valid QLD driver's licence and a reliable vehicle.Previous experience as a support worker in the health/disability sector and/or a relevant Cert III/IV qualification is highly desirable but not essential. Culture & BenefitsThis role represents the opportunity to work within a dynamic and committed team who consistently achieve with their clients. You will work closely with your manager and will have ongoing training and development to promote professional growth. The Disability sector is experiencing rapid growth and there is significant potential for career progression with the organisation and the sector. If the above opportunity is one that excites and encourages you, please go ahead and click 'Apply for this job'. We will be in touch to discuss your application soon!