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Lifestyle Support Workers

Advertiser: Autism Queensland3.7 out of 53.7 overall rating (16 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 Jun 2019
Location
Brisbane, Southern Suburbs & Logan
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

Lifestyle Support Workers

About Autism Queensland

Autism Queensland provides specialised education, therapy and support services for people of all ages with ASD and their families. Further information can be found at www.autismqld.com.au.

About the Role

We are searching for the best of the best when it comes to our Lifestyle Support Workers. A person centred approach is a must in this role as you work alongside other like minded team members to ensure our clients live their best life possible. 

We are recruiting for a number of Lifestyle Support Workers who are able to work across various locations including Ipswich, Bayside, southern and northern suburbs of Brisbane, and the Gold Coast, and who are ideally available for 24/7 rostered shifts. These positions are being offered on a permanent part-time basis. These positions are responsible for providing quality accommodation and community access services to adults and children with Autism.

Clients have complex care requirements so these positions are best suited to qualified, professional support workers. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated experience in similar roles. Candidates who have experience in the development and implementation of Positive Behaviour Support plans will be highly regarded. 

To access the Position Description, please visit the Work With Us page on our website - www.autismqld.com.au/page/workwithus.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide a safe secure, healthy & hygienic home environment for our clients
  • Develop & maintain positive, respectful relationships with clients
  • Support clients in the development of positive & valid community relationships
  • Support clients in managing activities that form part of their daily living
  • Complete relevant documentation to a high standard

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III or IV in Disability Services & relevant work experience

  • Proven interest in & willingness to promote the independence & social inclusion of clients in supported accommodation

  • Knowledge and understanding of Human Service Quality Standards

  • Literacy & numeracy skills sufficient to support documentation requirements & client needs including administration of medication & management of personal finances

  • Experience in the development and implementation of Positive Behaviour Support plans

  • Medication Assistance

  • In possession of, or willing to obtain relevant criminal history screening cards (Blue, Yellow cards) as required by legislation.

  • Open Driver's license and access to own vehicle

  • Willingness to travel to services in Ipswich, Bayside and southern suburbs of Brisbane

Culture & Benefits

Autism Queensland is an inspiring, caring and fun place to work with supportive, passionate and friendly colleagues and leaders who value your contribution and share your commitment to achieving work-life balance. Your work will be both challenging and rewarding and you will find scope and support for personal as well as professional development.  You'll also enjoy the financial benefits of our generous salary sacrificing program!

How To Apply

If this position is of interest, please apply asap! Please follow the instructions to apply via Seek.  Your application should include:

1.    A cover letter outlining your suitability for this position;

2.    A current CV / resume with contact details of at least two referees (who will only be contacted with your explicit consent following interview);

3.    Details of current professional registration, Blue Card or Yellow Card if/as relevant. 

Telephone enquiries to Human Resources on (07) 3273 0074

About Autism Queensland

Autism Queensland provides specialised education, therapy and support services for people of all ages with ASD and their families. Further information can be found at www.autismqld.com.au.

About the Role

We are searching for the best of the best when it comes to our Lifestyle Support Workers. A person centred approach is a must in this role as you work alongside other like minded team members to ensure our clients live their best life possible. 

We are recruiting for a number of Lifestyle Support Workers who are able to work across various locations including Ipswich, Bayside, southern and northern suburbs of Brisbane, and the Gold Coast, and who are ideally available for 24/7 rostered shifts. These positions are being offered on a permanent part-time basis. These positions are responsible for providing quality accommodation and community access services to adults and children with Autism.

Clients have complex care requirements so these positions are best suited to qualified, professional support workers. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated experience in similar roles. Candidates who have experience in the development and implementation of Positive Behaviour Support plans will be highly regarded. 

To access the Position Description, please visit the Work With Us page on our website - www.autismqld.com.au/page/workwithus.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide a safe secure, healthy & hygienic home environment for our clients
  • Develop & maintain positive, respectful relationships with clients
  • Support clients in the development of positive & valid community relationships
  • Support clients in managing activities that form part of their daily living
  • Complete relevant documentation to a high standard

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III or IV in Disability Services & relevant work experience

  • Proven interest in & willingness to promote the independence & social inclusion of clients in supported accommodation

  • Knowledge and understanding of Human Service Quality Standards

  • Literacy & numeracy skills sufficient to support documentation requirements & client needs including administration of medication & management of personal finances

  • Experience in the development and implementation of Positive Behaviour Support plans

  • Medication Assistance

  • In possession of, or willing to obtain relevant criminal history screening cards (Blue, Yellow cards) as required by legislation.

  • Open Driver's license and access to own vehicle

  • Willingness to travel to services in Ipswich, Bayside and southern suburbs of Brisbane

Culture & Benefits

Autism Queensland is an inspiring, caring and fun place to work with supportive, passionate and friendly colleagues and leaders who value your contribution and share your commitment to achieving work-life balance. Your work will be both challenging and rewarding and you will find scope and support for personal as well as professional development.  You'll also enjoy the financial benefits of our generous salary sacrificing program!

How To Apply

If this position is of interest, please apply asap! Please follow the instructions to apply via Seek.  Your application should include:

1.    A cover letter outlining your suitability for this position;

2.    A current CV / resume with contact details of at least two referees (who will only be contacted with your explicit consent following interview);

3.    Details of current professional registration, Blue Card or Yellow Card if/as relevant. 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have prior experience as a disability support worker?
  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?

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