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Reference Number 12061
Position Title Disability Support Worker
Employment Type Casual
Department Asher House
Location Asher House K-ESS, WesleyCare Wynnum Apartments
Classification Residential Disability Services Care and Support - RES Disability Employee Level 2
Hours per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Disability Support Worker

 

About the Company

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.

 

About the Role 

 

Asher House is a vibrant group home for 12 residents with an acquired brain injury and additional complex high care needs

Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:

  1. Ability to provide high quality personal care and lifestyle support to people with a disability.
  2. Compassion and respect for individuals with a disability, colleagues, and visitors.
  3. Have a good understanding of the values of person centred care
  4. Have a good understanding of the values of person centred care
  5. Sound interpersonal skills including effective written and oral communication.
  6. A proven ability to work in a team environment to build collaborative relationships with individuals who have a
    disability, their families, colleagues, management and other external stakeholders

 

Successful applicants will be supporting our residents to access the community when lockdown restrictions are not being applied due to the current global pandemic. It is essential for all successful applicants to act in a professional manner and in accordance with WMQ organisation values at all times in the facility and when supporting our residents out in the community

 

How to Apply:

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 Marty McGill E: Mmcgill@wmq.org.au T: 07 3151 6606

 

Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

Working alongside people who love what they do
Above Award pay

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 Staff to enhance remuneration. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Straits Islander Community.

 

 

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Marty McGill
Contact Number (07) 3151 6606
Contact Email Mmcgill@wmq.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Laura Meares
Alternate Contact Number (07) 3151 6607
Alternate Contact Email lmeares@wmq.org.au
Closing Date 25/09/2020
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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.