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Support Worker - Disability and Aged
Centacare Community Services
Brisbane South and Redlands

Centacare Community Services is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane and has been operating for over 50 years.  With over 1700 employees across South East Queensland, we value our staff and believe they are the heart of our organisation.

Our Mission:

To provide high quality care services to support people, strengthen families and build communities in the Spirit of the Gospel.

Our Values:

Respect for the dignity of the person
Integrity in the delivery of our care services
Equity and justice for all we support
Enabling the people we support to live meaningful lives within the communities of their choice.

The Job

Due to rapid growth we have multiple part time and casual vacancies available across our Brisbane South, Bayside, Logan and Gold Coast areas.

We are looking for positive, flexible and caring people who have experience in the support industry and who have an exceptional work ethic.

Our Aged Care Workers:

  • Support clients with in-home services such as personal care, social support, medication prompts, meal preparation, in home respite and transport.
  • Promote independent living skills and choices
  • Provide domestic assistance. This is a major part of the support provided by our aged care staff and can often be the only contact that our clients have each week. Our staff have an important role in ensuring the wellbeing of our clients.

Our Disability Workers:

  • Support people with intellectual and physical disability, complex behavioural and high medical support needs to live independently in the community.
  • Part of the challenge of this role is to utilise your training and skills to implement positive behaviour support strategies associated with the individual to manage their complex behavioural issues.
  • Promote independent living skills and choices
  • Assist with personal care, domestic duties, medication, meal preparation and household budgeting

What we need from you

  • Qualification in Aged Care/Disability/ Community/Mental Health will be highly regarded; and or
  • Significant experience supporting individuals with complex support needs;
  • Great availability! The ability to work varying hours: morning, afternoon, sleepovers and weekends; Current QLD Drivers licence
  • Roadworthy and registered vehicle;
  • A National Police Certificate
  • A Blue Card with a Yellow Card exemption, or willingness to obtain;
  • The physical ability to carry out all tasks required of the position;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal; and
  • Excellent time management, prioritisation and problem solving skills.
  • Commitment to a person centred approach of service provision.

The benefits

You will paid in accordance with our Collective Agreement with an hourly rate commencing at $21.50 per hr or higher, depending on your qualifications and/or previous experience.

Centacare also offers you

Ongoing support and Training
Opportunities for career and personal development;
Free employee assistance program for you and your family; and
Much more!

Friday, April 06, 2018
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