Support Workers - Casual (Toowoomba)
- Are you looking for a rewarding career
- Join a progressive and dynamic organisation
- Support people in our community and make a difference in someone's life!
About this opportunity
Wellways Australia is going through exciting transformation and we need Support Workers to join our growing Toowoomba team. As a Support Worker, you will deliver a variety of services to
participants and support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community. Your working day will include:
- personal care
- domestic activities
- social and community participation
- varying skills development activities.
To be successful you will need a Certificate 3 or 4 in Mental Health and or Disability / Aged Care / Home / Community Care experience. Also, necessary is that you have a current valid Driver's Licence and registered vehicle (including insurance). A satisfactory Police Record Check as well as Blue Card (Working with Children) and Yellow Card (Working with Disability) or willingness to obtain, are a must. Note, it is advantageous if the applicant also has a background in hoisting, peg feeding and challenging behaviour.
The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has released an online module for NDIS workers called ‘Quality, Safety and You' this assist all NDIS workers to better support people with disability.
This on line module must be completed by all new Wellways employees before commencement, or certificate of completion attached to the application.
We are a value-based organisation. We stand for Honesty, Acceptance, Fairness, Commitment, and Participation.
Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to make sure people can access the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.
Benefits - If you join our organisation, the you will enjoy include:
- Competitive casual week day and weekend rates
- Salary package up to $15,899 per annum
- Flexible working conditions and
- Access to ongoing support and career developmental opportunities.
How to apply
For a full list of our staff benefits, to download a position description and to apply, please visit our Careers page (www.wellways.org/careers-wellways).
For a confidential discussion, please contact: Natasha Kukunovski - Recruitment Advisor (07) 3184 3309 or email email@example.com
Applications close, Friday, 16 August, 2019
"We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply."