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Direct Care Resources
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesCare and Support Work, Disability Services
  • SectorsBusiness/Private Sector
  • LocationsBrisbane & Gold Coast
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
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Direct Care Resources
Direct Care Resources
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesCare and Support Work, Disability Services
  • SectorsBusiness/Private Sector
  • LocationsBrisbane & Gold Coast
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible

About us:

Direct Care Resources, a leading SE Queensland care provider requires Support Workers to provide residential personal care, support and supervision to adults with an intellectual and/or psychiatric disability and children and young people under Child Protective Orders. We endeavour to deliver client-focused service through providing a high-level of personal care and aim to be recognised as a provider of choice by current and potential clients, their families and government agencies (both locally and nationally).

About the role:

We are currently seeking experienced Support Workers to deliver quality care to our clients and engage in practices that enhance the dignity and integrity of the client’s independence.

As a Support Worker, you will have varied shifts, including short day & community access shifts, Awake (night) shifts and the possibility of working 7 days On/7 days Off Live-In.

Your duties may include (but are not limited to) implementation of the client’s Individual Personal Plan; bathing/showering & dressing assistance; healthy meal planning & preparation; cleaning, laundry, ironing & light household duties; mobility assistance; companionship & conversation; transporting clients to medical appointments & shopping; medication management; and client’s money management.

About you:

  • Experience in care/support roles is high regarded
  • Possession of or willingness to apply and qualify for a Queensland Government ‘Positive Notice of Child Related Employment’ (Blue Card)
  • Possession of or willingness to apply and qualify for a Queensland Government ‘Disability Services Positive Notice Card’ (Yellow Card)
  • Current Open Driver’s Licence and access to a registered four-door vehicle with comprehensive insurance
  • Willingness to travel to locations throughout Brisbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast
  • Current first aid certificate or willingness to apply
  • The following qualifications are also highly regarded but not essential:- Certificate IV in Community Services; Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance; Certificate III in Health Services Assistance; Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability or Community Support (or equivalent experience); other qualifications in disability care, youth work, aged care or related fields.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive hourly rates of $28 - $48 weekdays/weekends plus sleepover allowance
  • Ongoing and proactive support from a Case Manager
  • A genuine career opportunity with training specifically designed to support you in your role
  • Playing a role in assisting clients within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) framework

How to apply

If your skills, experience and education match the ‘about you’ criteria above, we’d love to hear from you! Please submit a current resume and a cover letter via dcrrecruitment@directcareresources.com.au, using the subject line: Support Workers application via EthicalJobs.

In addition to submitting your current resume and cover letter, please also respond to the following questions:

  • Please provide details of your Australian working rights status (e.g. Australian/NZ citizen; student visa etc.)
  • How many years' experience do you have as a support worker?
  • Do you currently hold any First Aid/CPR accreditations?
  • Do you have a current Australian Driver's Licence?
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