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Disability Support Worker - Nambour

Job No: LCCQLD577
Location: Nambour

About the role

Multiple casual positions available

Applicants must be available to work all shifts (morning, day, evening and sleepovers), including weekends

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Provide support (in conjunction with the Case Manager) to clients living with a disability in the development, implementation and review of the Individual Support Plan and Future Goal Plan;

  • Empower clients living with a disability to live in the least restrictive environment and to access community activities;

  • Assist and support clients living with a disability to maintain their health and well being including undertaking personal care;

  • Promote and role model positive behaviours, learning experiences and skills development for clients;

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all relevant stakeholders;

  • Complete, maintain and store documentation in a confidential manner; and

  • Undertake other duties as required to meet operational needs.

 

Critical to your success in this role will be the proven ability to demonstrate

  • effective and professional interpersonal and communication skills

  • accurate and timely decision making skills

  • your ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • In addition you will

  • hold or be studying towards a tertiary qualification and/or relevant experience

  • hold ‘Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set’ (CHCSS00070)

  • maintain a current Australian drivers license

  • comply with the Disability Services Act 2006 screening requirements

 

New graduates and students are encouraged to apply.

 

Employee Benefits

As well as working for an organisation that genuinely cares, we also offer access to significant discounts across a number of areas including private health insurance, gym membership, holiday and travel discounts, home appliances and IT discounts and car rental.

About Us

  • Graceville Centre provides support to individuals living with a psychiatric, physical and/or intellectual disability. All Graceville services are conducted by working with individuals in a strength based and recovery focused framework. Graceville Centre operates six programs that provide support to clients either on site or in their own homes.

  • Lutheran Services is a well-established and respected organisation whose employees provide services for seniors, young people, families, people with disabilities and mental health concerns.

  • As a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest all operating surpluses into continually improving our services and expanding our reach to more people in our communities.

  • We operate 18 services across urban and regional Queensland, employing more than 1,350 staff and drawing on the support of several hundred volunteers.

  • Lutheran Services sees its role as being to help our clients experience joy and hope in their lives to the greatest possible extent – irrespective of the challenges they face.

  • You may be required to provide information in relation to pre-existing medical conditions or injuries relevant to this position and submit to a pre-employment medical.

 

How to Apply

To apply for this role please submit your resume, cover letter and answer the questions below.  To download a position description click here. If you have any further questions please email recruitment@lutheranservices.org.au

 

 

 

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