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Lifestyle & Leisure Assistants

Advertiser: Montrose Therapy & Respite ServicesMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
23 Sept 2019
Location
Brisbane, Southern Suburbs & Logan
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

About Us

With more than 80 years of experience behind us, Montrose has evolved into a modern, customer focused service provider supporting children and young people with a disability throughout Queensland. We offer a diverse range of high quality therapy and support services to children and young people in the community or within one of our Service Centres.

About the Role

We are looking for experienced Lifestyle and Leisure assistants to join our team. As a valued member of the team, you will be supporting people with disabilities to develop social and life skills in both community and centre based group programs. These programs see our customers experiencing and participating in current events with their peers, such as sporting games, concerts, musicals, art sessions, theme parks and dining out as well as a number of skill development programs. If you love helping with skill development, socialising, interacting and can bring fun, excitement and enthusiasm to all our events, this role is for you!

The successful person will be required to travel between  our Logan and Gold Coast locations, and is offered on a casual basis.

Experience in working with teens and young adults will be highly regarded.  

Key Responsibilities

As a Lifestyle and Leisure Assistant, you will be required to:

  • Supporting our customers to participate in social, recreation and skills development programs
  • Providing limited personal care and manual handling assistance
  • Be a champion for our customers and support them to achieve their goals and independence

Skills & Experience

  1. Valid Blue Card and Yellow Card
  2. Current First Aid and CPR tickets (or able to obtain one)
  3. Minimum Cert III in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience
  4. Completion of NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  5. A current drivers' licence and access to a reliable vehicle

Working with Montrose

Our point of difference is the amazing team of qualified therapists working with our customers and their families. Being part of the Montrose community means you are making a positive difference to so many lives.

When you join Montrose, you unite with talented and passionate people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to increase quality of life for all customers. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and encourage professional development as an ongoing requirements within your field.

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?

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