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Disability Support Workers

Job title: Disability Support Workers
Contract type: Casual
Location: Northern NSW
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Contact name: Human Resources Team
Contact email: welcome@carestaffnursing.com.au

Job description

Carestaff are seeking motivated, caring and committed Aged & Disability Support Workers for the delivery of support services to NDIS clients in the community. This support enables a level of independence, by providing services which will assist them to complete everyday tasks.

Benefits of working with Carestaff:

  • Above award wage, paid weekly

  • Work/life balance

  • Support from a knowledgeable friendly team

  • Respect from co-workers due to Carestaff's unparalleled reputation within the industry

  • If you are currently employed; we can work around your roster and your family

  • Ongoing training in accordance with Industry Standards

  • Access and support from our Clinical Nurse at all times

About you:

  • Punctual, friendly, confident, non-Judgmental, flexible, empathetic, practical and compassionate

  • Professional and understanding regarding Private and Confidential Code of Ethics

  • Invested in provided the highest quality in disability services to the community

  • Competent in working with people with a disability.

  • Competent in working with people of all ages

Duties may include:

  • Assistance with personal care tasks

  • Light domestic assistance

  • Meal preparation

  • Community participation e.g. medical appointments, shopping and/or social outings

  • In-home respite

  • Assistance with therapy tasks

  • Use of mobility equipment e.g. hoist, wheelchair, shower chairs

  • Adhering to specialist plans and medication administration

  • Handling complex or challenging situations an behaviors calmly

Requirements:

  • Preferred Certificate III in Individual Support, Certificate III or IV in Disability

  • 3 months paid experience working as a Disability Support Worker

  • Willing to travel a 30- 40 minute radius

  • Driver's Licence (Required)

  • Current Australian National Police Check or willingness to obtain same prior to commencing

  • First Aid Certificate

  • Blue Card with Yellow Card Exemption or willingness to obtain same prior to commencing

  • Flexibility to work across different shifts during the week / sleepovers / weekends

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