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Disability Support Workers - Gold Coast

Job title: Disability Support Workers - Gold Coast
Contract type:
Location: Gold Coast
Industry:
Reference: 587355
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.

Additional Keywords: DSW, Assistant in Nursing, Nurses, Student Nurse, Residential, Aged, Older Person, Elderly, Disability, Home, In Home, Community, Support Worker

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