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Now available - experienced support worker
Are you a support worker looking for a position where you can really make a difference? One where your contribution is both valued and respected? We have just the position for you!
A key role has become available for a support worker to actively support the individual needs of an NDIS participant both within his home and out in the community.
The participant is a 21 year old male living with Autism who operates his own courier business and enjoys getting out and about. He is based in North Brisbane and would like support with:
- Managing challenging behaviours both within his home and in the community.
- Managing complex behaviours to meet his behavioural support needs through implementation of Positive Behaviour Support Plans.
- Enjoying a good quality of life by meeting the goals he has identified in his NDIS plan.
We are seeking a dynamic, motivated and experienced support worker who is passionate about respectfully empowering and caring for a person with a disability.
Communication skills including both written and verbal are paramount. Your ability to accurately capture and record case notes as well as the ability to develop a strong rapport and effectively communicate with the participant, his family and other supports are a key part of this role.
You will be working 1:1 with the participant so you should be comfortable with working autonomously with minimum supervision.
The participant does have challenging behaviours, so your demonstrated experience in working with challenging behaviours will be highly regarded.
The nature of this role means that you will sometimes be working in high pressure situations. Your ability to be resilient, adaptable, ready for a challenge combined with a generally positive nature will make your application stand out from the crowd.You should be physically fit and able to provide both personal and domestic care.
As with everything we do at CSBS – the focus is on collaboration with the participant, his family and support networks. Your ability to collaboratively work with his family is essential. You will also need to be comfortable with taking direction directly from the participant and respect both his decisions and that of his family.
Prior to commencement, you will need to be eligible for, currently hold, and be willing to provide:
- An open Queensland Driver’s licence and be willing to use your own vehicle for work purposes, ensuring that your vehicle is appropriately insured.
- Current Police Check.
- First Aid and CPR Certificate.
- Blue and Yellow Card.
- Reliable mobile phone.
- Your own ABN to work as a contractor.
We will provide on the job training.This role works on a fixed roster and you should be willing to work relief shifts on other days.
Be sure to address our detailed notes and criteria above and let us know why you are the right person for the role. We are keen to connect the participant with his new support worker as soon as possible so get your application in quickly. We will consider and fill the position as soon as we identify the right candidate – so don’t delay your application if you think you are the right person for the job!