Male Disability Support Worker

Employer: 
SANDBAG
Region: 
Brisbane
Job Description: 

The role is about assisting people to work towards achieving their goals and aspirations in life by facilitating community linking, friendships and connections for people with disability and providing opportunities for individuals to access, lead and fully participate within their community.  

  • Opportunity to work with a supportive and flexible employer
  • Create opportunities for people to fully participate and access their community
  • Various Part-Time and Casual Positions with a range of hours and opportunities for increased hours in the future.
  • Level 1.1, 2.1 and 2.2 (SCHCADS) depending on experience and qualifications.

 

SANDBAG are seeking male Support Workers to work within a team of support workers delivering services to a growing number of individuals throughout the North Brisbane area. Many of our participants are non-verbal and have challenging behaviours. We seek Male Support Workers that have self-confidence, outstanding English communication and time management skills and who possess empathy, patience, kindness and resilience. Must be able to cook and clean to a high standard and assist individuals with self-care activities.

A great opportunity to work for a flexible and supportive employer, SANDBAG is a community organisation that creates opportunities for people to make community connections. We are seeking flexible, experienced and committed persons to become part of the Community Linking and Access Services team at SANDBAG.

The role requires a highly motivated person to provide practical and emotional support consistently to individuals. You will have the opportunity to learn and evolve as part of a growing team of support workers and ensure the delivery of high quality services and achieve positive outcomes for people within the North Brisbane Area. You will receive ongoing support and training to assist in your personal and professional development within your role.

Applicants selected through the recruitment process will undertake a series of client specific assessments to determine their suitability for the role and to ensure they are set up with the right skills and knowledge to succeed in the role. Candidates must demonstrate experience working with High Complex Behaviours. The role demands a patient and kind approach and an ability to place the needs of others first. Hours are flexible and require week day, week-end and evenings to meet the needs of the individual.

The Successful Candidate will also have:

  • Ability to work professionally within family dynamics.
  • A current National Police Clearance (Blue and Yellow Card) or willingness to obtain.
  • A current Senior First Aid and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain within probation period.
  • A current Driver Licence and roadworthy vehicle.
  • Ability to work various shifts (day, afternoon, evenings and weekends).
  • Knowledge and experience working with individuals with complex needs.
  • Own Smart Phone.

To apply for this position and for an Application Pack contact Georgia Farrell

Ph. 3269 0277 ext. 2.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and People with a Disability are encouraged to apply.

Location
Address: 
77 Bracken Street, Brisbane.
Suburb: 
Bracken Ridge
State: 
QLD
Postcode: 
4 017
Contact
Name: 
Georgia Farrell
Phone No.: 
0416 094 251
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018