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Disability Support Worker, Complex Behaviour - Mackay

Multicap
  • Permanent part-time and casual opportunities
  • Location: Mackay
  • High needs disability organisation
  • Opportunity to work for one of the top non-for-profit organisations throughout Queensland and Northern New South Wales
  • Rewarding environment with opportunities for learning and career growth

About Multicap

Operating for almost 60 years, Multicap is one of the most highly regarded disability service providers in Queensland and northern New South Wales offering individual and group activities, supported employment, short-term accommodation (respite), social support and much more. Our sole purpose is to ensure that the quality of life of people living with disability and their families is enhanced by our support.

At Multicap we believe everyone deserves to live life to the full.  Our highly skilled and diverse team of over 900 skilled professionals are dedicated to helping our customers get the most out of life.

With each new home, social experience, activity, community hub and job, Multicap is an organisation that is here for our customers in all ways, always.

About the role

We are seeking a Permanent Part-time and casual Disability Support Workers to support our customers in Mackay.

Our Disability Support Workers support our customers as they shape and improve their lives. They create opportunities, are champions of possibility and inspire partnerships of support that encourage every individual to realise the possibilities available to them.

As a Disability Support Worker at Multicap, you'll experience a rewarding career where your skills and commitment will help people achieve incredible things, one small step at a time. The role can present challenges and it's certainly not right for everyone... but those who embrace challenge gain the most reward form this vital work.

You'll be supported and respected by an experienced team of people who share your passion, dedication and resilience. Multicap is proud to support people across Queensland and Northern New South Wales. While this means we are spread out, together we are always focused on putting our customers first. We are dedicated to showing people they can, when sometimes they've been told they can't.

In supporting them out in the community, you'll be providing opportunities to create friendships, connecting with others in the community and enhancing their social experiences. 

About you 

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to have:

  • Certificate III in Disability, Individual Support OR Experience within the industry (eg. disability, mental health, aged care, individual support, community services or youth work etc.) 
  • Experience with challenging and complex behaviours (further training is provided)
  • Ability to work outside of school hours
  • Experience working with children and adults providing in-home and community access support
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR, or willing to obtain one
  • Current Drivers License (mandatory)
  • Must have 24/7 availability
  • Must be able to work sleepovers and weekend shifts

Mandatory requirement

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to hold or be willing to obtain a positive notice from Disability Services (Yellow Card), Working with Children Check (Blue card) and in some circumstances National Criminal History check.

How to apply

Please ensure you attach a resume cover letter detailing why you would be a great addition to the Multicap team and send it to jobs@multicap.org.au, using the subject line: Disability Support Worker, Complex Behaviour - Mackay application via EthicalJobs.

The position will close on the 18th June 2020. 

To find out more visit www.multicap.org.au.

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