Disability Support Worker
Imagine a job with meaning, one that resonates with your inner values. Be rewarded for your effort with ongoing training & development and the opportunity to make a difference every day. Come do some good with us.
There are many reasons why you would want to work with Blue Care. Blue Care is one of Australia’s leading providers of residential aged and community care, and retirement living. Supporting people to remain as independent as possible is our passion.
Our network of 260 centres across Queensland supports the care choices of older people, people with a disability and others in need. At Blue Care we believe that everyone deserves the freedom to live life their way. For us that means truly listening to peoples stories – where they have been, and more importantly where they want to go.
We are passionate about the work we do and deliver services to thousands of people every day that assist them in reaching their own individual goals. We are currently looking for Disability Support Workers to join our team located in Mackay. The Role As a Disability Support Worker you can make a difference to the lives of the people we support under the NDIS.
You will work with people who have varying abilities who may be impacted by physical and/or psychological disabilities to help ensure they are able to maintain quality of life. The support we provide varies this could include but not be limited to helping the people we support in their own homes or within group care homes assisting them with tasks and activities such as day to day household and/or personal tasks (such as bathing/toileting)which could include overnight stays, getting out for a coffee or catch-up with friends, participating in a hobby or sporting activity, going on day trips or holidays, visiting medical appointments and any other support that may contribute to helping them achieve their goals while staying healthy, happy and safe. About you You will be an active member of your local community, have passion, energy and a background that has seen you working or volunteering within a caring capacity role previously supporting people within all community groups including (ect Aged, Disability or Children & Youth).
You will also have a min Cert III level qualification within community (Disability and/or individual Support) or other human services related discipline. Before commencing with Blue Care you will also need to provide a Senior First Aid Certificate, Drivers License and currently hold or be willing to obtain prior to employment a positive notice from Disability Services (Yellow Card) and Working with Children Check (Blue card). What We offer We are not-for-profit part of UnitingCare Queensland (UCQ), as one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare Queensland offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organization where people are at the centre of everything we do.
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