Imagine a job with meaning, one that resonates with your inner values. Be rewarded for your effort with ongoing training & development and the opportunity to make a difference every day. Come do some good with us.
At Blue Care we believe that everyone deserves the freedom to live life their way. For us that means truly listening to peoples stories – where they have been, and more importantly where they want to go. We are passionate about the work we do and deliver services to thousands of people every day that assist them in reaching their own individual goals. We are currently looking for a Disability Support Workers to join our Mackay Team.
As a Disability Support Worker you can make a difference to the lives of the people we support under the NDIS. You will work with people who have varying abilities who may be impacted by physical and/or psychological disabilities to help ensure they are able to maintain quality of life.
The support we provide varies this could include but not be limited to helping the people we support in their own homes or within group care homes assisting them with tasks and activities such as day to day household and/or personal tasks (such as bathing/toileting)which could include overnight stays, getting out for a coffee or catch-up with friends, participating in a hobby or sporting activity, going on day trips or holidays, visiting medical appointments and any other support that may contribute to helping them achieve their goals while staying healthy, happy and safe.
You will be an active member of your local community, have passion, energy and a background that has seen you working or volunteering within a caring capacity role previously supporting people within all community groups including (ect Aged, Disability or Children & Youth). You will also have a min Cert III level qualification within community (Disability and/or individual Support) or other human services related discipline.
Before commencing with Blue Care you will also need to provide a Senior First Aid Certificate, Drivers License and currently hold or be willing to obtain prior to employment a positive notice from Disability Services (Yellow Card) and Working with Children Check (Blue card).
What We offer
We are not-for-profit part of UnitingCare Queensland (UCQ), as one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare Queensland offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organization where people are at the centre of everything we do.
UCQ offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits
So don't hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare Queensland and apply now by submitting your cover letter and resume!
Please apply by clicking the ‘apply now’ button below.
Applications close 24 May 2017.
Agency applications will not be considered.
Our process includes undergoing a Federal Police check and some positions will require you to complete an online medical assessment. We pay for both of these and it’s an easy process. You also need full working rights for Australia.
Blue Care is committed to being an Elder and Child Safe, Elder and Child Friendly organisation by providing safe and nurturing services, preventing and immediately addressing abuse and neglect if it does occur.
Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.