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Casual Support Worker - Nambour

Job No: LutheranServices16
Location: Nambour

About the role

Multiple casual positions available

Applicants must be available to work at least 4 full days / nights of the week to be considered for this opportunity

 

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Working casually across all of Graceville’s seven programs if required (four Mental Health programs and three Disability programs);

  • Provide support (in conjunction with the Case Manger) to clients in the development, implementation and review of their future goals plan and individual support plan:

  • Assist and support individuals to maintain their health and wellbeing (including supporting with personal care where required);

  • Maintaining an environment that empowers service users and promotes positive behaviours, positive learning, skills development and independence;

  • Actively developing, in conjunction with the Team Leader, continuous quality improvement systems and participate in providing quality service and supports;

  • Communicating effectively with relevant stakeholders;

  • Completing, maintaining and storing documentation in a confidential manner; and

  • Undertake other duties as required to meet operational needs.

 

Critical to your success in this role will be the proven ability to demonstrate

  • effective and professional interpersonal and communication skills

  • accurate and timely decision making skills

  • your ability to work in a fast paced environment

 

 

In addition you will

  • currently hold or be studying towards a relevant tertiary qualification and/or relevant experience
  • maintain a current Australian drivers license
  • comply with the Disability Services Act 2006 screening requirements

 

New Allied Health graduates and students are encouraged to apply.

 

Employee Benefits

As well as working for an organisation that genuinely cares, we also offer access to significant discounts across a number of areas including private health insurance, gym membership, holiday and travel discounts, home appliances and IT discounts and car rental.

 

About Us

  • Graceville Centre provides support to individuals living with a psychiatric, physical and/or intellectual disability. All Graceville services are conducted by working with individuals in a strength based and recovery focused framework. Graceville Centre operates seven programs that provide support to clients either on site or in their own homes.

  • Lutheran Services is a well-established and respected organisation whose employees provide services for seniors, young people, families, people with disabilities and mental health concerns.

  • As a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest all operating surpluses into continually improving our services and expanding our reach to more people in our communities.

  • We operate 18 services across urban and regional Queensland, employing more than 1,350 staff and drawing on the support of several hundred volunteers.

  • Lutheran Services sees its role as being to help our clients experience joy and hope in their lives to the greatest possible extent – irrespective of the challenges they face.

You may be required to provide information in relation to pre-existing medical conditions or injuries relevant to this position and submit to a pre-employment medical.

 

How to Apply

To apply for this role please submit your resume, cover letter and answer the questions below.  To download a position description click here. If you have any further questions please email recruitment@lutheranservices.org.au

 

 

 

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