Mental Health and Disability Support Workers

Mental Health and Disability Support Workers

Job Title: Mental Health and Disability Support Workers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: QLD Sunshine Coast
Reference: 26570370
Job Published: September 19, 2019 15:16

Job Description

Support adults with disabilities and complex challenging behaviours in residential group home, respite and community access settings. Participate in activities in the community while supporting adults with disabilities and a mental health diagnosis to achieve their individual goals. 

This role will suit high energy support workers with a passion for connecting with people and their community.

Roles located on the Sunshine Coast.

What you need to succeed in this role

  • Current Blue and Yellow Cards or be willing to obtain these
  • Experience working with moderate to high challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated experience with personal care, medications, hoists & manual handling
  • A current Australian Drivers Licence and be willing to transport people in your car as required
  • A current First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain one
  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to make a difference
  • Exciting opportunity with the potential to lead into a permanent position
What we are looking for
  • A team player with a minimum of 6 months PAID demonstrated experience
  • You will need the ability to be flexible, strong and resilient in various challenging situations
  • Experience with personal care, medications, manual handling and behaviour support plans  
  • Be willing to work shift work including emergency/on call shifts

Applicants must have demonstrable experience supporting high challenging behaviours.

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