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Cairns - Support Worker - NDIS

SOUTHERN CROSS SUPPORT SERVICES

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~ $60,000 pro rata
Work type
Part Time
Contract type
Contract
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Skills
MENTAL HEALTH
Licenses & certifications
CPR certification

Full job description

MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE, for an IMMEDIATE START to work in SCSS NDIS Program! Casual

  • Casual Residential & Disability Workers Wanted for the Cairns Region.

SCSS has a number of paid casual positions available for people that are interested in disability support and are interested in supporting youth in a residential care environment.

SCSS is a NDIS and Child Safety provider servicing Queensland with our head based in Bundaberg. Our core business is to provide a range of Disability and Child Protection services to meet the needs of those that are most vulnerable in our community.

SCSS provides services to support people within our community that live with various disabilities, complex behaviours and mental health issues.

WHAT IS SCSS LOOKING FOR?

A person that is passionate about making a real difference in people's lives and strives on helping others. Someone that enjoys working with variety of different challenges in their day-to-day life.

These positions will provide support in our disability program in a residential environment and the options of additional support hours in Child Safety. Due to the nature of this position applicants need to be willing to undertake personal development to meet the requirements of these positions.

  • Flexibility across a 7 day/night roster, which includes shift work, periodic weekend, public holidays, night shifts, awake shifts & overnight sleepovers.
  • Residential Care experience or AIN experience, is desirable.
  • Be prepared to undertake personal care tasks as part of the role.
  • Flexibility to support across all SCSS programs, is desirable.
  • Understanding or ability to gain knowledge about trauma based behaviours.
  • Working with complex and challenging behaviours.

A requirement prior to commencement, is to apply for or currently hold the below: (these are to be maintained at your own expense).

  • Suitability Blue Card for Working with Children and Young People
  • Positive Notice Criminal History Check - Yellow Card
  • Child Safety and Personal History Screening Check
  • Valid and current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Must have completed or be enrolled to commence a minimum Certificate 4 Qualification in a relevant area (Child, Youth and Family Intervention/Disability/Mental Health/Community Services)
  • Must have a drivers licence

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Job details
Date posted
7 Jul 2020
Category
Social Work & Community Services
Occupation
Aged & Disability Support
Estimated
~ $60,000 pro rata
Contract type
Contract
Work type
Part Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident

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