Document Actions

Ageing Well Support Worker - Gold Coast


Employer: Deaf Services QLD
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 08 January, 2019.
Applications close: 23 February, 2019.

  • Casual

Deaf Services is a state wide community based organisation that has provided services to the Qld Deaf Community since 1903.

The Ageing Well service at Deaf Services improves the quality of life, independence and personal well-being of Deaf and hard of hearing seniors through supporting their daily activities, encouraging social participation, community connectedness and ensuring their environmental safety.

About the Role:

Deaf Services is currently seeking a casual Ageing Well Support Worker to provide individualised support and service to clients', and enable them to live as independently as possible in their homes.

The role will work with and support the client to maintain their personal wellbeing, functionality, social connections and to also assist the client with daily activities. Key responsibilities will be helping clients' with cleaning, shopping, meal preparation, personal care and recreational activities.

About You:

  • Certificate III in Community Services (Disability/Aged Care/Community Services) or other relevant qualification (or equivalent work experience);
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to communicate in Auslan (or willingness to learn within 3 months of commencing employment);
  • First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain certificate within 3 months of commencing employment;
  • Current Queensland Driver’s License ;
  • Knowledge of the Home Care Standards and Consumer Directed Care (CDC); and
  • Use of private car may be necessary as part of your work

Required hours of work will be variable to suit the clients' needs.

Deaf Services is an equal opportunity employer.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria in the position description, an up-to-date resume and an application form.

For further information, or to apply, please contact Human Resources on 07 3892 8500 or email hr@deafservices.org.au using the subject line: Ageing Well Support Worker – Gold Coast application via EthicalJobs.

Supporting materials  Ageing Well Support Worker - Gold Coast.pdf