- Job posted on: 20th Nov 2020
- Applications close:
CPL - Choice, Passion, Life is Queensland’s leading provider of integrated support, therapy and advice for people living with a disability, and their families. We work with our clients at every stage of their lives, delivering the very best support, understanding and guidance possible, so people can achieve the things that matter the most to them. We know that given the right opportunities, people can grow beyond expectations and live amazing lives.
As a Direct Support Worker you'll be an integral part of the lives of people living with disabilities. Your role is to empower your clients to live the life of their choosing by providing day to day support in client homes and in the community with:
Achieving life goals: build professional relationships with clients to understand personal life goals, independent abilities and opportunities to support and empower clients to achieve the things that matter most to them
Personal care: direct support in maintaining personal hygiene, toileting, showering, grooming, preparing for bed etc.
Medication administration and health management: follow medication and health care plans, perform basic medical tasks (PEG feeding, epilepsy management etc.)
Mealtime support and domestic duties: cooking, cleaning and general maintenance of a safe and healthy environment
This position is ideal for people who are:
CPL can provide guidance on how to obtain the above clearances following your offer of employment however, a Blue Card is a legal industry requirement which you will need before you can commence paid employment in disability support. Take a look at the Government link below with more details; to start working as soon as possible apply for your Blue Card now!
If you enjoy challenging but rewarding work and share our vision of an inclusive society, we will provide the training, supportive culture and connections to help you make the most of this opportunity. As a part of the CPL family, you’ll experience:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.