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Disability Support Worker - Taringa

Job title: Disability Support Worker - Taringa
Contract type:
Location: QLD Brisbane
Reference: 3168197

Job description

Use your passion for empowering people and your well-honed companionship skills in this exciting role supporting adults through their journey toward stronger mental health.
About the role
Edmen are seeking support workers for work in Taringa.  This role will see you on the front-line providing daily support to adults with physical & intellectual disabilities with Mental Health. 

Casual roles with ample work opportunities, weekly pay, no timesheets and rosters that will help you create your best work/life balance.

The successful candidates will be required to work over a 24/7 roster and emergency shifts when required.  

  • Minimum 6 months paid experience as a Disability or Mental Health Support Worker
  • Hold a current Queensland Driver Licence and have your own car
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain one
  • Hold a current Blue & Yellow Card or willing to obtain one
  • Certificate III in Community Services related field such as Mental Health, Disability or Individual Support will be highly regarded
  • Medications experience is a must.
  • Challenging behaviours experience is a must
  • Prior experience with intellectual disabilities is essential
  • Great Mental health knowledge and experience is MANDATORY
  • Experience with personal care, medications, manual handling, community support and behavior support plans  
What you'll need to succeed 
  • Mature candidates with great attitude to work
  • Candidates with dog-allergies are not suitable.
  • Ability to work in a complex fast-changing environment.
  • Non-judgmental attitude 
  • Ability to manage potential verbal and physical aggression.
  • Resilience and determination
  • Firm but also fair when needed
  • Knowledge of trauma is preferred but not essential
By applying for this role you acknowledge and approve to be contacted between the hours of 0900-2000 Monday to Friday by one of our valued team members.

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