Youth and Disability Support Worker

Youth and Disability Support Workers

  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Attractive Remuneration
  • Flexible Hours
IPA are currently recruiting for Youth and Disability Support Workers for a local client based in Townsville. These positions will be ongoing offering both full and part time hours. You will need to be able to build positive relationships, focusing on providing support within a home based environment. You will be Providing individualised care and support to adults and young people with a disability, ensuring the wellbeing and the safety of the adult or the young person is paramount.

Essential requirements:

? First Aid and CPR

? Working with children's check (Blue Card)

? NDIS Card

? A full Australian Driver's Licence

? Full COVID19 Vaccination

? Ability to pass a criminal history check

? Experience in working with disability particularly children/young people

? Ability to do shift work and in-home sleepovers, as required

? Experience working therapeutically with children and young people who have experienced trauma

? Ability to accommodate roster changes and meeting the needs of the young people in care and the organisation in relation to picking ups shifts at short notice. We endeavour to complete rosters up to two weeks in advance, though changes may occur due to the nature of the work

? Ability to participate in team meetings, clinical meetings, training and supervision as required

Essential skills and attributes:

? Ability to work autonomously in an isolated environment, supported by established procedures and with reference to organisational standards and policies

? Ability to build strong working relationships with the Clinical and Casework teams

? An understanding of the intensive nature of working with young people and the possible impacts on the employee's other family and personal responsibilities

? Computer literate

? Sound written and verbal communication skills including negotiation and networking, and ability to draft shift reports

? Sound organisational and time management skills

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Posted on: 5 August 2022 Part-Time Townsville, Queensland
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