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Disability Support Worker

Job title: Disability Support Worker
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Location: QLD Gympie
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Reference: 317794611

Job description

Location = Gympie

Edmen is seeking committed, reliable, passionate Disability Support Workers.

The role will see you on the front-line providing daily support to adults with epilepsy and behaviours challenges 

What you need to succeed in this role:

  • Current Blue and Yellow Cards 
  • Experience working with moderate to high challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated experience with personal care, medications, hoists & manual handling
  • A current Australian Drivers Licence, reliable vehicle and be willing to transport people in your car when required
  • A current First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain one
Benefits:
  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to make a difference
  • Exciting opportunity with the potential to lead into a permanent position
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Flexible hours to suit that coastal lifestyle and school hours
  • Voucher incentives 
  • Weekly pay!
What we are looking for:
  • A team player with a minimum of 3 months PAID demonstrated experience
  • You will need the ability to be flexible, strong and resilient in various challenging situations
  • Experience with personal care, medications are a must, manual handling and behaviour support plans are an advantage  
  • Epilepsy and Peg Feeding experience is preferred
  • Be willing to work shift work including emergency/on call shifts 

Applicants must have demonstrable experience supporting high challenging behaviours.

The successful candidates may be required to work over a 24/7 roster and emergency shifts when required. However, school hours can also be accommodated for the right applicant 
 
The position description for this role is located here: http://edmen.com.au/media/Support_Worker_Position_Description.pdf
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How to apply
Please click the Apply Now button here. For any further inquiries, please visit our website www.edmen.com.au or please email us at recruitmentqld@edmen.com.au

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