Supported Living Facilitator (Disability Support Worker) – Capacity Building

Employer: UnitingCare Queensland

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 4 October 2019

Job Description:

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We are currently seeking self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our dedicated staff to work as a part of our UnitingCare Disability Team.

The Role:

You will engage with children and young people who have disabilities to enhance life skills through play and recreational activities. Support maybe in their homes or in the community.

you may also be required to pick up the child from school and assist with homework. Children learn through play so having lots of fun is essential.

The role includes, supporting children and young people with daily personal care and hygiene requirements including but not limited to meal time preparation, mobility, medical support and personal care support where necessary.

About You:

You will have a passion for working with children with a zest and enthusiasm that will help you in keeping things interesting while providing a stimulating environment for the children and young people we support. You will be a natural caregiver with previous experience or a genuine desire to work with young people and children who have varying disabilities.

Supplementing the above you will have a Certificate III in Child Care, Early education or relevant industry experience and currently hold or be willing to obtain a Blue Care, Yellow Card and currently CPR and First Aid Certificate.

About Us:

As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organisation where people are at the centre of everything we do.

UnitingCare offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits.

To Apply:

This is an exciting opportunity, so don’t hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare and apply now by submitting your cover letter, resume and letter addressing the selection criteria which is essential!

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community

Previous applicants need not apply.

What We Offer:

As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organization where people are at the centre of everything we do.

We offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits. So don’t hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare and apply now by submitting your cover letter and resume! (Previous applicants need not apply.)

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Through our values we are proud of our team’s diversity, and we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

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