Casual Support Worker - Springfield

Support Worker Services - Support Workers [NDIS] · Runcorn, Queensland
Department Support Worker Services - Support Workers [NDIS]
Employment Type Casual
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $35.51

Casual position, Level 2, $35.51 per hour


Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.


We are currently seeking a supportive, reliable, creative and dedicated male support worker to support a gentleman in a one-on-one capacity based in Springfield. The shifts would be on Monday 12.30pm–4.30pm and Saturday 12.30pm–5pm, plus backup as required, for in-home/personal care and community support. Experience with positive behaviour support and epilepsy training is essential. It is a requirement of the role that you are available for these shifts and up to a minimum of 20 hours per week.


Additional shifts will be available at Sunnybank Hills with a young man who has high support needs.


Other shifts with Kyabra may be available to work alongside community members who have a range of differing needs, including people with a disability, mental health and children in care.


Essential Requirements:


  • Certificate III in Individual Support/ Disability Support (students studying in a relevant degree such as Human Services, Allied Health, Nursing, Exercise/Sports Science or Social Work may be considered).
  • Positive Behaviour Support and Epilepsy training.
  • Completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.
  • Current Australian Driver’s License.
  • Roadworthy/registered vehicle and willingness to use to transport participants.
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card/NDIS Worker Screening Clearance (we can assist you to apply).
  • LCS2 -Working with Children in care (we can assist you to apply).
  • First Aid and CPR is mandatory prior to commencing work.


What we are seeking in our Support Workers:


  • Dedicated, caring individuals committed to the best outcomes for the people they support.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work afternoons and weekends.
  • Ability to promote independence and choice.
  • Commitment to social justice.
  • Experience in working with people with a disability particularly with complex situations/needs.
  • Experience working with people with complex behaviour.


Why work for Kyabra?


  • Above award wages $35.51 per hour.
  • Family friendly work environment.
  • A range of practice and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • A variety of interesting shifts where no day is the same.
  • Paid induction training – induction is paid at the end of your probation period.
  • Potential to access salary sacrifice.


If you love being challenged and seek a personally fulfilling role in an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of others, then this may be the job for you.


  • Applications close on Wednesday 17th March at 9:00am
  • Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd March.
  • Only applicants that are successful to short-listing stage will be contacted.


Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

 

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.


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  • Location
    Runcorn, Queensland
  • Department
    Support Worker Services - Support Workers [NDIS]
  • Employment Type
    Casual
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $35.51