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Disability Support Workers - Hervey Bay

  • Are you looking for part-time work where you get to make a positive difference to the lives of others?
  • Are you looking for a position that is challenging, fulfilling and will progress your career?
  • As a Support Worker, you will be trained to support people with complex disabilities to live independently, achieve their goals and provide support to enable them to have a positive impact in their local communities.

The position

As a support worker at Centacare you will be working within the community and be responsible for supporting the day-to-day needs of our clients such as providing personal care, meal preparation, domestic assistance (including light household cleaning), social support, transport, and personal development. You’ll get to know your clients well, understanding their needs, preferences and aspirations, so you can support them to achieve what’s important to them.

Our goal is provide our clients with high quality, individualised support. We're looking for people who have experience in supporting people with disability and want to make a difference in the lives of others. We currently have casual positions available in Hervey Bay.

Certificate III Individual Support/Disability or studying towards the qualification highly regarded for these positions.

What makes a great Support Worker?

  • A passion for people and a genuine interest in responding to the needs of others
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The physical capability to carry out a range of manual tasks
  • Broad shift availability! The more available you are, the more work we can offer
  • Transferable skills in providing care with compassion and empathy

Working for Centacare you’ll be provided with:

  • The opportunity to work in a supportive, caring and values-based culture
  • Shifts available mornings, afternoons, overnight and weekends
  • Shift flexibility and working arrangements to suit your schedule
  • Comprehensive initial training and on-going support
  • Ongoing career and personal development

What are the minimum requirements?

  • Be eligible to work in Australia
  • Current "C" class QLD driver's licence
  • A roadworthy, registered and insured vehicle
  • Blue Card and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance (or current Yellow Card)
  • National Police check
  • A First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Certificate “Quality, Safety and You”

How much will you get paid?

Centacare has the flexibility to offer excellent remuneration rates through its own Collective Agreement with a pay rate between $29.0625 - $33.2166/hour depending on your qualifications and previous experience, with the possibility to earn up to $38.5992/hour for permanent part time and $48.2490/hour for casual.

Penalty rates apply for weekends, overnights and public holidays. Sleepover allowances start at $101.30 for a weekday sleepover to $126.63 for a weekend sleepover.

Centacare has standards of conduct for employees and volunteers to maintain a safe and healthy environment. Our commitment to these standards requires that we conduct background referencing for all persons who will engage in direct and regular involvement with children, young people and/or vulnerable.

How to apply

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