Support Worker Beaudesert


Beaudesert, QLD

Posted 1/18/2020

Support Workers (Aged Care) – Beaudesert and Logan For 60 years Centacare Brisbane has been the social services arm of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. With over 1700 employees working from 200 sites across South East Queensland, we value our staff and believe they are the heart of our organisation. We aim to support our clients to find solutions, achieve their goals and live their very best lives. We are expanding service delivery across Beaudesert, Boonah, Mount Tamborine, Jimboombah, Kooralbyn, Park Ridge, Waterford and Greenbank and are seeking to recruit experienced Support Workers to work across our Aged Care services with a focus on in home support for NDIS clients. We have multiple part time and casual positions available. In this role you will

  • Work a combination of day/night shifts, sleepovers and weekends
  • Work closely with families to support their loved one
  • Promote independent living skills and choices
  • Participate in the development of Person Centred Planning
  • Implement client centred activities in community programs
  • Promote positive attitudes within the community
  • Assist with personal care, domestic duties, medication, meal preparation and household budgeting
  • Manual handling and hoisting of clients
  • Complete documentation of day to day service delivery including incident reporting in accordance with organisational procedures.
What we need from you
  • Passion for providing quality care
  • Qualification in Aged Care/Community will be highly regarded
  • Experience supporting individuals with complex support needs
  • Great availability! The more available you are the more shifts we can potentially offer you
  • The physical ability to carry out all tasks required of this position
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management and problem solving skills
  • A current "C" class Drivers Licence
  • A roadworthy and registered vehicle
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • A National Criminal History (Police) check or willingness to obtain
  • A Working with Children 'Blue' card with a 'Yellow' card Exemption or willingness to obtain
  • Evidence of eligibility and right to work in Australia
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Certificate - All workers of registered NDIS providers must complete the module'- to assist the people working in the sector to support people with disability.
Centacare offers you
  • The opportunity to work within a supportive culture
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Opportunities for career and personal development
  • Employee Assistance Program
Your Application Please include a cover letter with your resume. In the cover letter please outline your suitability for the position and why you are interested in the role. We are keen to hear about your experience including what you will bring to the role. Remuneration You will be paid in accordance with our Collective Agreement with the base salary commencing at $22.84 / hr or higher depending on your qualification and/or previous experience. The Archdiocese of Brisbane has standards of conduct for employees and volunteers to maintain a safe and healthy environment. Our commitment to these standards requires that we conduct background referencing for all persons who will engage in direct and regular involvement with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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