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Female Disability Support Worker

Aequitas Bayside Pty Ltd - Birkdale, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin


Job description

Female disability support workers wanted to join our team long term in supporting a lady who lives in her own home in Redland City. Our shift times are Day Shift 9am-5pm and Sleepover shift 5pm-9am. Sleepover Shifts are comprised of 8 hours of active duty. CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ARE 3 WEEKDAY DAY SHIFTS and 3 WEEKNIGHT SLEEPOVER SHIFTS. Double-up community linking of 2–3 hours on some week days may also be available at various times. Successful applicants will have a genuine interest in working to improve the lives of people with disabilities living in the community.

Key Points

  • Endearing and interesting client
  • Supportive team environment
  • Pleasant work environment
  • Very high standards of care provision

Primary Duties will include

Personal care assistance

General housework and cleaning

Basic cooking and meal preparation

Community Access Support

Implementing In-Home Therapy and Behaviour Support Programmes

Liaising with other professionals

Light gardening duties

Pet care

The successful candidates will possess

  • Experience in providing personal cares
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An understanding of non-verbal communication (knowledge of Makaton sign language seen as an advantage).
  • Ability to cope appropriately with challenging client behaviour and to respond in accordance with the Behaviour Support Plan.
  • Ability to work productively alone and in a team.
  • Ability to follow directions, report effectively and implement care plans.
  • Knowledge and understanding of workplace health and safely.
  • A current unrestricted driver's license with good/safe driving history.
  • A current national police check or willingness to allow for one to be obtained.
  • A current first aid certificate or willingness to obtain.

Initially, up to 3 buddy shifts are provided to ensure new staff members are comfortable and confident in their ability to provide the highest standard of care and support.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Salary: $51,625.00 – $63,097.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift


  • Working with Children Check (Preferred)
  • Australian driver's licence (Preferred)
  • First Aid (Preferred)
  • Australian National Police Check (Preferred)

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitising, disinfecting or cleaning procedures in place

Birkdale, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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