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Disability & Youth Support Workers (Casual)

Location:
North Ward
Company:
Healthcare Australia

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Disability & Youth Support workers required to cover casual shifts. working with adults, youth and children in the Townsville & surrounding regions.

Healthcare Australia (HCA) is a national organisation specialising in providing recruitment services to the health and care industry throughout Australia. HCA Community Care division focuses on providing experienced workers to support Adults, Youth and Children in a community setting.

The Role - Disability & Youth Workers
Working with Adults, Youth and Children in a variety of settings including Adult Residential, Residential Out of Home care, Contact supervision. Shifts are located in Townsville & surrounding regions. Duties may include, though not limited to:
  • Daily living assistance including meal preparation, cleaning
  • Personal care prompting and assistance
  • Community Access and transportation
  • Providing positive behaviour support
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Minimum 12 months Paid experience working in a similar role
  • Current LCS clearance (Licensing of Care Services Clearance)
  • QLD Working with Children check (WWCC) or willing to obtain
  • QLD Yellow Card or willing to obtain
  • Hold or studying a Certificate in IV or Diploma in a related field
  • Flexible availability - Able to cover AM/PM, Sleepovers, Weekends shifts as required
  • First Aid Certificate issued within the last 3 years (or willing to obtain)
  • CPR Certificate issued within the last 12 months (or willing to obtain)
  • Evidence of work rights (e.g. Passport or Birth Certificate)
  • Unrestricted QLD Driver's Licence
  • Comprehensively insured vehicle that can be used for work purposes
  • Smartphone(iOS or Android)
Highly regarded skills and experience:
  • Experience supporting complex and challenging behaviours including verbal/physical aggression, property damage and self-harm
  • Experience and training in complex supports such as PEG feeding/management, epilepsy, Manual Handling (hoisting)
  • MAYBO or other Behaviour support Training is highly regarded
  • Hold or be working toward a relevant Qualification (Cert IV or higher)
The Benefits
  • 24 hour support from a dedicated team
  • Manage your shifts and payroll on our easy to use APP
  • Weekly payroll
  • Flexible hours and days of work
  • Supportive team environment
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Potential to work in other divisions within Healthcare Australia (NDIS, Aged Care, Nursing etc)
  • Potential to transfer to other states if you are looking at moving
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Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be contacting successful candidates for screening. Successful applicants will be required to clear all relevant probity checks before starting in the role.

To apply for this role, please follow the link and submit your resume. HCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants who have an indigenous and/or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

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