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Disability Support Worker - Eastern Suburbs

WorkPac Health and Social Care

About BRC Recruitment

We are a leading Health and Social Care recruitment agency assisting specialist support professionals into jobs in the healthcare, not for profit and government sector for permanent, contract and casual employment throughout Australia.

The Role

BRC is seeking passionate and experienced Disability Support Workers to join our established casual pool. The role will provide support adults and children with a disability both in their home and in the community across multiple locations in NSW.

A disability support worker is responsible for providing care and support to clients with a range of complex needs. A key focus of the role is to promote independence and skill building that is appropriate for the client's abilities. Other duties include providing personal care, administering medication, meal preparation and community access. In some instances, a disability support worker may have to support individuals who have complex behavioural needs.

A disability support worker will contribute to the wider wellbeing of the individuals that they support. This will be achieved by providing accurate and detailed shift reports, incident reports and progress notes and working collaboratively with the wider care team. Also, the disability support worker will contribute to the health, safety, and hygiene of the physical environment.

Essential Requirements

Education:

Certificate III in Disability, Individual Support, or similar discipline

Experience and understanding:

  • A minimum of 6 months paid experience in a Supported Independent Living or Day Option setting
  • An understanding of a range of different disabilities and how they may affect the individual
  • Experience supporting individuals with reduced mobility
  • Experience administering medication
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex and challenging behaviours
  • Understanding of professional boundaries
  • Knowledge and understanding of National Standards for Disability Services
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Certificates and licenses:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Willingness to undergo a police check
  • Unrestricted NSW Driver's License
  • Provide First Aid Certificate HLTAID003 less than 3 years old
  • Provide CPR HLTAID001 less than 12 months old

Reward and Recognition:

  • Flexible hours across 7 days
  • Above award remuneration, starting at $36.69 + Super
  • Opportunity to work with several leading organisation

Due to the high volume of responses only successful candidates will be contacted, thank you for your understanding.

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