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Lifestyle & Leisure Assistants - Multiple Roles Available !

Advertiser: Montrose Therapy & Respite ServicesMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 Feb 2020
Location
Brisbane, Southern Suburbs & Logan
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

About Montrose:

With more than 80 years of experience behind us, Montrose has evolved into a modern, client focused service provider supporting children and young people with disability throughout Queensland. We offer a diverse range of high quality therapy and support services including our Lifestyle & Leisure programs, Short Stay Respite and many different group therapy programs.

 

About the Role:

We have multiple casual opportunities 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 candidates will be required to travel between  our Logan and Gold Coast locations.

Experience in working with teens and young adults will be highly regarded, as will holders of a Certificate III or higher qualification in a relevant area of study.

 

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

 

As an NDIS Registered Provider background screening is important to us, therefore you will need to demonstrate:

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

 

The Montrose Point of Difference:

Our point of difference is providing a multidisciplinary team of qualified therapists who are passionate about providing quality services to our clients and their families. We also take pride in being able to support families in need through our philanthropic work and providing social work services. 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 a common purpose and unwavering determination to increase quality of life for all clients. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have prior experience as a disability support worker?
  • 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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