Experienced Disability Support Workers - Several Positions (Mt Gravatt)

Experienced Disability Support Workers - Several Positions (Mt Gravatt)

Cocoon Group Services | brisbane (mount gravatt), QLD, AU

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Senior Disability Support Worker - Several Casual Positions are available in Mount Gravatt 

  • Able to work across 24/7 roster
  • Experience in managing participants who require support with complex care and high physical needs

About you

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to have demonstrated experience providing support to participants with high complex needs and have the following skills and attributes:

  • Very fluent in English
  • Minimum Certificate III in Disability, or Individual Support
  • Experience within the industry (eg. disability, mental health, aged care, individual support, community services etc.)
  • Experience in supporting clients with stoma care, epilepsy and manual handling (Desirable) 
  • Experience in working with clients with behaviours of concern and subsequent reporting 
  • Clear and effective communication skills and ability to establish a professional relationship with participant and their families
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in the record management
  • First Aid and CPR training or willing to obtain one
  • Current Open Driver’s License (mandatory)

If you have the passion for supporting individuals to realise their full potential, make choices and be in control of the decisions that affect their lives,  this could be the opportunity for you.

  • National NDIS service provider achieving through our commitment to investing in NDIS Platinum standard for housing for Participants with Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding.
  • Creating an exceptional experience for NDIS Participants by connecting their ability and aspiration through our support network.
  • Professional Development opportunities for learning and career growth.

About Connecting Abilities Australia

Connecting Abilities Australia Pty Ltd trading as Cocoon SDA Homes isa registeredproviderof NDISaccredited Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) across Australia.Together, our mission is to create an exceptional experience by understanding each Participant’s aspirations and goals and connecting them to communities through our NDIS Platinum standard accommodation.

About the role

We are seeking permanent part time Disability Support Workers who have experience in supporting participants with high complex needs. You will work in a Supported Independent Living (SIL) to support those with medical needs and significant manual handling requirement to live in an environment that maximises personal growth and independence. 

Our senior support workers enable our participants to shape and improve their lives. They create opportunities, are champions of connecting their abilities, and inspire partnerships of support that encourage every individual to realise the full potential.

As a senior support worker at Connecting Abilities, you will be rewarded for your skills and commitment in providing consistent high quality care. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy working in a family-friendly, supportive, close-knit working environment driven by strong values.

Mandatory requirement

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to hold or be willing to obtain a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) clearance card, Working with Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening check and National Police check. You must also have the NDIS Worker Orientation certificate completed and please log in to https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au/ if you haven't obtained the certificate already.

Application Process

Please ensure you attach a resume cover letter detailing why you would be a great addition to the Connecting Abilities Team.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.