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Disability Support Worker (Residential Care Officer)Queensland Government
Are you looking to work in the community sector and really make a difference in supporting others? A disability support worker focuses on people's strengths and abilities and assists people with disabilities to be actively involved in their home and community. If you can work flexible hours and are passionate about building a more inclusive and accessible life for people with disabilities, then this may be the role for you What would my day look like? Your responsibilities include (but are not limited to) : - Performing daily household tasks such as menu planning, cooking and serving meals, cleaning, shopping, laundry, bed making and garden activities. - Assisting clients to establish and maintain relationships with their family, friends and advocates.
- Helping clients develop and maintain independence and safety in personal and health care by providing support and assistance during mealtime, with personal hygiene, grooming, toileting, showering and safe mobility. - Medication support ensuring correct dosages as prescribed, emergency medical first aid (including resuscitation), seizure response and invasive personal care and health needs. What makes a great Residential Care Officer? If you possess the following qualities, then we would love to receive your application - Passionate about supporting people with disabilities - Positive attitude - Good relationship builder - Effective communicator - Able to show initiative - Well organised - Team player I can see myself in this role, how do I apply? To apply for a casual Residential Care Officer position: 1.
Read the role profile 2. Complete and submit your Smart Jobs online application and attach requested documents: - Cover letter (refer to role profile for details) - Resume - Copy of open 'C' class Australian driver's licence - Copy of HLTAID003/HLTAID011 Provide First Aid certificate - Copy of HLTAID001/HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate - If you are not currently an Australian Citizen, a copy of your passport is required. The department is required to complete a visa check (VEVO) to confirm working rights.
3. Complete the compulsory questionnaire emailed to you after submission of your Smart Jobs application. To discover more about joining our team of casual Residential Care Officers, visit our website: https://www.
au/accommodation-respite-forensic-services/accommodation-support-respite-services/join-our-team Applications will remain current for a period of 12 months. Job Ad Reference: QLD/360418/20 Closing Date: Friday 8th January 2021.