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Reference Number 11569
Position Title Disability Care Worker (NDIS)
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Casual
Department CC & I Administration
Location Brisbane North CCP K-ESS, Brisbane South CCP K-ESS
Classification WMQ Care & Support Employees Enterprise Agreement 2018 - CSE Care Employee Off Scale
Hours per Fortnight 40
Position Summary

Disability Care Worker - Northside and Southside Brisbane Locations

(multiple casual & permanent part-time positions available)

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a non-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering community supports, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au 

Exciting opportunities present itself to work on the Northside and Southside of Brisbane as a Disability Care Worker within the Community Care and Inclusion Directorate of Wesley Mission Queensland as part of the NDIS Home Support service.  The Disability Care Worker is responsible for delivering individualised supports to people who have disabilities including those with high and complex support needs, who are residing in their own homes.  Supports will be delivered in a way that assists the individual to attain and maintain their optimum degree of independence, quality of life and to meet the goals identified in their NDIS plans. Clients will be supported with all aspects of daily living, including but not restricted to, personal care, associated light domestic duties and social/community participation.

Key Responsibilities Include:

1. Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.

2. Provide support to people who have a disability including those with high and complex needs with all aspects of daily living, including but not restricted to personal care, light domestic duties and social/community participation.

3. Assist people who have a disability to attain and maintain their optimum degree of independence, quality of life and to pursue the goals identified in their NDIS plans.

4. Provide high quality supports in accordance with the individuals Care Plan, WMQ's Code of Conduct, policies and procedures and the NDIS practice standards.

5. Plan, provide and review supports in collaboration with the individual and their networks to ensure they provide for their holistic well-being.

6. Build positive relationships and communicate appropriately with clients, their families and networks.

7. Consult and provide feedback to the Care Leader/Manager regarding client outcomes, needs, concerns and risks identified.

8. Maintain accurate client records and time sheets.

9. Actively participate in performance reviews, team meetings, training and all continuous improvement initiatives.

10. Undertake other duties consistent with the position where required and/or requested by management. 

 

For more information, please contact Anna Forster at AForster@wmq.org.au or Kelly Olsen at kolsen@wmq.org.au 

 

Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland:

Working alongside people who love what they do

Above Award pay

Salary Packaging

Income Protection

Product Discounts

Travel Discounts

Access to discounted holiday units

Employee Assistance Program

 

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent qualification and a willingness to complete additional Disability units/training.
Desirable: Current Blue/Yellow Card (Willingness to obtain)
Desirable: Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
Contact Person Anna Forster
Contact Number
Contact Email AForster@wmq.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Kelly Olsen
Alternate Contact Number (07) 3621 4532
Alternate Contact Email kolsen@wmq.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
Disability Care Worker PD - Home Support NDIS.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.