- Job posted on: 11th Feb 2020
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At UnitingCare Qld we believe that everyone deserves the freedom to live life their way. For us that means truly listening to peoples stories – where they have been, and more importantly where they want to go. We are passionate about the work we do and deliver services to thousands of people every day that assist them in reaching their own individual goals.
We are currently seeking a Supported Living Facilitator (Disability Support Worker) to join our Team on a Casual basis within Ipswich.
As a Supported Living Facilitator you can make a difference to the lives of the people we support under the NDIS. You will work with people who have varying abilities who may be impacted by physical, intellectual and/or psychological disabilities to help ensure they are able to maintain quality of life.
The support we provide varies this could include but not be limited to helping the people we support in their own homes or within group care homes assisting them with tasks and activities such as day to day household and/or personal tasks (such as bathing) which could include overnight stays, getting out for a coffee or catch-up with friends, participating in a hobby or sporting activity, going on day trips or holidays, visiting medical appointments and any other support that may contribute to helping them achieve their goals while staying healthy, happy and safe.
You will bring with you enthusiasm and a passion for the work we do. You will be flexible and reliable and be willing to work at times alongside people who may be seen as challenging.
Before commencing with UCQ you will also need to provide a Senior First Aid Certificate, Drivers License and currently hold or be willing to obtain positive notice from Disability Services (Yellow Card) and Working with Children Check (Blue card) and completed the NDIS worker orientation module "Quality, Safety and you"
As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare Queensland offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organisation where people are at the centre of everything we do.
UCQ offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits So don't hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare Queensland and apply now by submitting your cover letter and resume!
We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.
At UnitingCare, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.