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Disability Support Worker

Disability support worker

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~ $70,000
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"26.90 - 35 with penalties as per award for night and weekend work"
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$60k - $70k
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Driver's license and own car
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Full job description

New Way Agencies is Seeking vibrant engaging Disability Support Workers to help people living with a disability reach their full potential and working towards set goals by the NDIS in TOWNSVILLE, QLD on a casual basis. 

Empowering people with disabilities while working towards their NDIS goals. Ideally the successful candidate should have the following attributes: 

-be willing to commit to a team. Current "C" class drivers licence Computer literacy and smart phone savvy

 Be eligible to apply for a working with children check (blue card) and an exemption notice (yellow card). 

Current First Aid and CPR Certificate or a willingness to obtain one. Certificate III in Individual Support Disability or a willingness to obtain one.

Previous lived or paid experience in the provision of disability support for people with physical or intellectual disability is also highly desirable or any other Demonstrated ability to meet the physical requirements of providing support as a Disability Support Worker. 

About the business New Way Agencies 

is a small business committed to making a difference for people with disability by providing them with choice and control over their supports and empowering them to live successfully and independently in the community. 

Your typical day: 

Providing day to day supports to people with physical, intellectual and/or mental disability. This could be providing Community Access with your participant (doing with not doing for)and completing documentation for day to day supports. 

Contribute to team approach and working collaboratively. Shifts can be minimum two hours per day with a maximum of 10 hours per day. 

Ideally the worker will be someone with the flexibility to work for short and long shifts, nights and weekends, with short notice if required. 

This is an opportunity to make a real difference in a person's life with friendly and supportive environment with regular supervision with other paid and unpaid training opportunities. 

**Please note you will need to provide us with your certificate of completion for the NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission worker orientation module ‘Quality, Safety and You’”. If you haven’t already completed it you can access it online https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au/

Job details
Date posted
13 Aug 2020
Social Work & Community Services
Aged & Disability Support
~ $70,000
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
Shift Work
Career level
No Experience (New to Market), Apprentice, Graduate, Undergraduate, Senior (Experienced Non-Manager), Manager, Executive, Junior (Some Experience)
Private Business
Desired education level
Year 12 or equivalent, Vocational or Certificates
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident
Company size
11 to 50

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