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Senior Support Worker


Employer: Mamre Association Inc
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 17 January, 2019.
Applications close: 31 January, 2019. (Expired)

About the Organisation

Mamre exists so that all people are contributing to the richness of a diverse society and are respected and valued. Mamre is an active, intentional Community that works in partnership with individuals with disabilities and their families and communities.

About the Role

The role exists to manage a team of support workers:

  • Ensure people with a disability are supported to live a good life, in their own home and in the community now and into the future, through sustainable and meaningful relationships in their community and in the Mamre Community.
  • Build on opportunities for people with disabilities to realise their hopes and dreams and leading a valued life of their choosing.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • The successful candidates will be available on call for multiple shifts on a 24/7 roster.
  • Applied knowledge of restrictive practices and be able to demonstrate situational awareness.
  • Physically fit, quick on your feet and a resilient attitude
  • Experience working with a Positive Behaviour Support Model will be highly regarded

Favourable Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring service delivery is:

  • Service delivery reflective of family and supported persons’ needs; aligned to quality outcomes
  • An obvious positive attitude
  • A willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated experience working alongside people with disabilities, and an ability to support a person through aggressive episodes.

Qualifications/Licences

  • Relevant qualifications and/or substantial years of relevant experience
  • Current first aid and CPR qualifications
  • Current Australian driver’s licence.
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.