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Support Worker - Disability Individual Support - Gold Coast

Lifestyle Solutions
  • Support Worker, Disability Individual Support
  • Gold Coast and Surrounding Locations
  • Casual Positions - Shift fill

Lifestyle Solutions believes that everyone is equal. We believe that with equal recognition, equal treatment and equal opportunity we can support people in leading a rich, productive and happy life. We care because we believe that we can make a difference - and make it matter. Our team embodies reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring service to the people we support on a national scale.

With a rapidly growing reach across almost all of Australia, our organisation works within the areas of Disability Services and Child and Family Services. Our focus is to walk alongside our customers, embracing their individual needs to assist them in any way we can to live the everyday lifestyle to which they aspire.

We are looking for individuals who will embody our values and are passionate about meeting the needs of our customers and help them lead a good life. We are seeking applications from Support Workers to work in Disability Individual Support.

About the role

Across the Gold Coast we are fortunate to assist a diverse range of people within our Individual Support programs. Due to continued growth within our programs we are seeking Support Workers who have a passion for helping people & who believe they are a perfect fit for our core values.

As a Support Worker, you will be required to:

  • Help them to engage with their local communities & culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities
  • Assist with and coaching independent life skills such as cooking & cleaning
  • Provide personal care
  • Administer medication

We require passionate and energetic casual on call Individual Support Workers to provide support to a variety of individual customers. As an Individual Support Worker, you will assist these customers to develop key lifestyle skills and help them to engage with their local community. You will be responsible for assisting customers work towards their goals and assist with activities and routines.

What You Need to be Successful in this role?

  • Strong communication skills
  • Current drivers licence (Mandatory requirement)
  • Current Yellow Card (or be willing to obtain)
  • Current Blue Card (or be willing to obtain) & other probity checks
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate, HLTAID003 (Or be willing to obtain)
  • Formal qualifications in Disability, Community services or welfare will be advantageous
  • Be willing to be available to work a 24/7 rotating roster which includes evenings, awake shifts, sleepovers and weekend shifts
  • Previous experience supporting people with a range behavioural concerns

Working for Lifestyle Solutions makes you feel like you are making a difference to people’s lives. Our team is here because they care, and because of that, we have an enriching and rewarding culture within our workplace. Working for Lifestyle Solutions means that you will be presented with opportunities, support, and recognition whilst working alongside people who are passionate about what they do, and more importantly passionate about why they do it.

How to apply

All applications must be lodged online here.

To find out more about these opportunities please call Sandra Paulic on 0438 458 740 during business hours.

Applications close: 23:30 on Sunday 12 April 2020.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and other diversity groups.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing.

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