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Reference Number 12050
Position Title Disability Support Worker
Employment Type Casual
Department WesleyCare Coomera
Location WesleyCare Coomera
Classification Residential Disability Services Care and Support - RES Disability Employee Level 2
Hours per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Disability Support Worker - Supported Accommodation

 

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years' experience in caring for our community, 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 & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.


Wesley Mission Queensland operates supported accommodation communities that assist young adults living with complex disabilities.


Wesley Care Apartments Coomera is a  state-of-the-art community with high-tech equipment, and 24-hour care and support by registered nurses, Disability Support Workers, Community Access Facilitator and hospitality staff.   Our model of care is focused on the individual to ensure the needs of every resident are met. This creates an environment where residents can enjoy the meaningful, happy lives they deserve.


The primary role of a Disability Support Worker is to provide assistance to individuals with physical, developmental or cognitive disabilities.  The role includes but is not limited to personal care (showering/dressing), continence support, assistance with meals, assistance with medications, domestic duties (laundry/housework,ironing/gardening), shopping. In addition, a Disability Support Worker will assist in implementing client-specific programs to help these individuals accessing support to build strong social skills and encourage independence wherever possible.


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at www.wmq.org.au by 4pm of the closing date.

For more information, please contact Judith Smith jsmith@wmq.org.au

 

Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

Working alongside people who love what they do
Salary Packaging
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 and are a preferred employer for older workers. Wesley Mission Queensland has been recognised as a GOLD Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia for our strong commitment to embedding the Mental Health First Aid program into our organisation. 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 potentially enhance remuneration.

 

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Certificate III in Disability, Individual Support or related field, from a nationally registered provider
Contact Person Judith SMITH
Contact Number
Contact Email JSmith@wmq.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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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.