Disability Support Workers

Job No: M927
Location: Brisbane

Disability Support Workers

Eight Mile Plains - Casuals

  • High needs disability organisation
  • Dynamic, experienced team
  • Queensland wide with opportunities for growth

 

We are seeking multiple casual Disability Support Workers, to support persons with a disability in Eight Mile Plains.
 
Our Disability Support Workers support our customers as they shape and improve their lives. They create opportunities, are champions of possibility and inspire partnerships of support that encourage every individual to realise the possibilities available to them.
 
As a Disability Support Worker at Multicap, you'll experience a rewarding career where your skills and commitment will help people achieve incredible things, one small step at a time. The role can present challenges and it's certainly not right for everyone... but those who embrace challenge gain the most reward form this vital work.
 
You'll be supported and respected by an experienced team of people who share your passion, dedication and resilience. Multicap is proud to support people across Queensland and Northern New South Wales. While this means we are spread out, together we are always focused on putting our customers first. We are dedicated to showing people they can, when sometimes they've been told they can't.
 
It is a requirement of this role to support customers in their daily routine which may include accessing the community, personal care, household tasks, transport, utilization of public transport with a view to enhancing the capacity of our customers to fully participate in their local community. In supporting them out in the community, you'll be providing opportunities to create friendships, connecting with others in the community and enhancing their social experiences. 
 
To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to have:
  • Certificate III in Disability, Individual Support OR
  • Experience within the industry (eg. disability, mental health, aged care, individual support, community services or youth work etc.) 
  • Strong background of working with complex behaviours and needs
  • Have flexibility to work outside of school hours, sleepover shifts, weekends and short shifts and have the ability to pick up additional shifts
  • First Aid Certificate and CPR, or willing to obtain one
  • Current Open Drivers License (mandatory)
  • Competency in augmentative communication would be highly regarded as are skills and experience in the development and implementation of customer support plans.
 
Successful candidates will be required to hold a Blue & Yellow Card (Multicap can help you with this application process). 
 
 
Application Process

The position will close on the 19th March 2019Please ensure that you attach a cover letter detailing why you would be a great candidate for this role and also your resume.  The next step in the process is to complete mandatory shortlisting questions.  These questions are important to help us learn more about you and we want to clarify that if you do not complete these questions you cannot be considered for the role so we encourage you to complete these additional questions as quickly as possible. 

About our organisation

Founded in 1962, Multicap has over 50 years experience in providing assistance to people with disability, specialising in high and complex needs. Started by six families who believed in the multiple capabilities of their children, Multicap became  champion of possibly for people with a disability and their families all over Queensland. Today, Multicap is a community of possibility for more than 700 people and their families and provides tailored assistance to individual needs and goals. To find out more visit www.multicap.org.au.

Together we are a community of possibility in all ways and always. 

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