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Experienced Disability Support Workers

Cootharinga North Queensland - Currajong, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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Ref: 940241 | Posted on 2021-04-22
Volunteer / Charity / Community | Support Services | QLD Other | Casual

Cootharinga is seeking Experienced Support Workers who are passionate about providing the highest standard of service to people with a disability.

Seeking Experienced Disability Support Workers in the Cairns & Mareeba Regions

Cootharinga North Queensland is a quality service provider that has been supporting people living with disabilities in North Queensland for 70 years and is now an aged care registered provider. Cootharinga North Queensland is one of the most experienced community and disability support providers in North Queensland. Our purpose is tailoring solutions to assist people to live the life they want.

Cootharinga North Queensland’s business is growing rapidly and are seeking experienced support workers to meet our customer demands.

Our Regions include but not limited to Mackay, Townsville, Cairns & Far North, Mount Isa, Normanton and Croydon.

About the role:
You can expect to undertake various duties including but not limited to, Personal Care (full training and buddy shifts provided), Manual Handling, Social Support, Transport, Meal Preparation, Domestic Assistance in Home and Record Keeping.

Applicants need to be aware that these positions involve shift work and may involve multiple shifts of varying durations throughout the day/night and including sleepover shifts - attractive penalty rates included! Casual positions may lead to Part Time depending on availability and ongoing reliability.

We are looking for experienced recruits who have achieved the below minimum requirements:

  • Minimum 6 months experience in Disability Support; or a
  • Completed Certificate III or higher in Individual Support
Mandatory requirements include, but not limited to:
Working entitlements in Australia
Currently hold a Working with Children - Blue Card
NDIS Worker Screening Check - Yellow Card
A current 'C' Class Driver License, acceptable under Queensland Legislation
Applicants are required to either possess or be willing to obtain a First Aid Certificate including CPR.
Completed NDIS Quality Orientation Module
A recently completed National Police Check
Applicants required to undergo and pass Drug and Alcohol testing and a Pre-employment Functional Assessment
It is a condition of employment that you obtain a fully maintained smart phone or similar device with Wi-Fi access for work purposes
Cootharinga North Queensland is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace and is committed to attracting and recruiting employees from diverse backgrounds.

Applications close 4pm Thursday 6 May 2021

If you have any further queries regarding your application, please don't hesitate to contact HR on (07) 4759 2000 or by email jobapplications@cootharinga.org.au.

Cootharinga is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and we encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability experience to apply. Cootharinga North Queensland support the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability
Values Driven Organisation
Opportunities for training and career progression
Salary Sacrifice up to $15,900

Currajong, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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