breakthru
Published
July 31, 2021
Location
Atherton
Category
Job Type
Casual  

Description

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Casual positions available! 
  • Enhance our customers quality of life
  • Reward and recognition program!!
  • Far North QLD Expressions of interest

 

About us 

We are a dynamic, innovative organisation committed to empowering people to create their own futures. Through the provision of high quality person-centered supports, we enable thousands of people every year to access the supports required for mental health, employment, disability & training needs. Working with us, you will be supporting our customers to achieve their goals and aspirations.

 

About the role 

As a Disability Support Worker, you will provide support for people with a disability to live independently and maintain their best possible social wellbeing. You will support our customers to achieve their personal goals and to live satisfying lives in our community. Being a customer-centric role, you will work with a wide range of customers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting our customers to achieve their goals
  • Facilitating individual & group activities
  • Transporting customers to & from services & activities
  • Maintain & establish links to community
  • Promoting independent decision making
  • Work within the principles of person-centred practice
  • Possible weekend and sleepover shifts

 

About you 

You are a passionate and dedicated individual who is looking to make a difference in the community. As a people person, you pride yourself on exceptional customer service whilst ensuring customers achieve their goals and aspirations.

You will also be able to clearly articulate and demonstrate:

  • Mental Health experience (essential)
  • Ability to work in a team & individually
  • Ability to build rapport with a diverse range of customers
  • Experience working with young customers with complex support needs
  • Driven, energetic & committed
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexible and reliable (essential)
  • Current driver's licence (essential)
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card (or willing to obtain)
  • NDIS Worker Screen (or ability to obtain one is essential!)
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate (or willing to obtain before 15th December) or provide medical exemption certificate

 

What we offer 

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Friendly and close-knit team environment
  • Supportive & experienced leadership team
  • Career progression

 

This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on our customers with a disability. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, APPLY now using the button below.

For more information about breakthru, go to www.breakthru.org.au.

Please note: the successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a current criminal record check, working with children check, employment history & referee checks.

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical exemption certificate as part of the recruitment process*

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