10 Feb 2019

Casual Disability Home Care Worker – Nambour

Qualified Carers Services Pty Ltd – Sunshine Coast

Job Description

Part-time, Casual
Please Note: No Sponsorship is offered for this position

Disability Home Care Worker | Casual – NAMBOUR (Sunshine Coast Region), QLD

A North Coast Community Aged & Disability service offers a range of supports and assistance to a variety of local residents, including help at home, social inclusion and community connectedness.

Looking for people who can provide practical and emotional help to others, calling on their own real-life experiences to build rapport and relationships.

Your support will enable our clients to remain living independently and comfortably in their own homes, throughout the Sunshine Coast region.

A variety of clients requiring assistance, so alongside a friendly, proactive manager your focus will be on supporting people to be the best they can be.

This means having fun and enjoying life:
Personal grooming and hygiene; assistance with medication reminders and general self-care
Transport assistance to the supermarket, or to watch a local sports team
Assistance with domestic duties and general help around the house
Helping our young people with disabilities – including visits to the hairdresser, Mani-Pedi’s or the local café for a coffee
Outdoor activities, a gentle stroll, taking someone to the movies once a week, or helping out in the garden
Food shopping, menu planning and meal preparation – or assisting with arts, crafts and new creations!
A number of casual roles available, to cover both planned and unscheduled leave with shifts that are usually between 6:30 AM and 8:00 AM, both weekdays and weekends.

This role would suit someone who has a passion for supporting people with a disability.

About You

To ensure the most effective and continuous care, we require our Home Care Workers to be dedicated, reliable and flexible. We look for:
A fantastic attitude and genuine interest in helping others
Various hobbies – sewing, arts, gardening, cooking and scrapbooking to name a few!
Experience in various outdoor pursuits and activities
A practical understanding of hygiene assistance and commitment of care
Enjoyment in social activities, and one-on-one engagement
Understanding of physical limitations and a safe, sensible approach
Creativity, enthusiasm, sensitivity and emotional stability
Strong communication and organisational skills – able to manage your time and support clients to do the same in an everyday capacity
Team members come from all walks of life, and these roles will suit:
Career changers, sea changers and young people with passion
People who have some extra time and appreciate being with others
Those who have strong work ethics and enjoy being team players
Qualifications will include:
Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Disability, Community Services or equivalent
Completion of Module HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication (desired)
Completion of Module HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems (desired)
Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
A current National Police Certificate
Queensland Driver Licence and your own, reliable vehicle
Physically capable of meeting the requirements of the role

What is Offered

Committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. Supporting the staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector. You will also enjoy:
Working with a supportive team of passionate and dedicated professionals
Providing quality of life for people within your local community
Ongoing training and support to assist with your personal and professional development

Show Your Interest

Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working within an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being.

Committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. Promoting a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.

JOB NUMBER S3839

Applications close Sunday 17th February 2019

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

Please click Apply and enter your details, then check your emails for instructions from us on how to complete your application for this position, or any of our other positions, on the Qualified Carers Job Site.

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Job Categories: Healthcare. Job Types: Casual. Occupation: Community and Personal Service. Job expires in 12 days.

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