Support Worker – Complex Needs South Side

Support Worker: Complex Needs Experience Logan AreaWell-established industry player since 1974Fantastic organisational culture Client focused careIn response to the needs of our clients and the community, we are increasing capacity in our services and are looking for exceptional seasoned Support Workers to work closely with our clients and their families.Eligibility criteria:To be eligible for this role you must have a MINIMUM qualification of Certificate IV in Individual Support or Mental Health and/or AT LEAST 2 years experience dealing with clients who have complex high needs. We have a large volume of clients to assist and will require good availability during the day and/or awake overnight shifts.Enrolled nurses/university students studying Paramedicine, Psychology, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Social Work are welcome. Advanced qualifications in a relevant field will also be highly regarded.Some work may be in the client’s home. Clients will present with very complex support needs and may present with dual diagnosis. You will be required to complete documentation to demonstrate that services have been undertaken according to the client’s NDIS plan.For this specific role, it is ESSENTIAL that you have:At least 2 years experience working with or have knowledge of Muscular Dystrophy, ABI, Psychosis, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s, Severe Trauma and/or PBSPsPhysically fit and able to conduct manual handling safelyWilling to complete further training (if applicable)Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health / Individual Support OR relevant experienceDriver’s License with own vehicle essential along with a vehicle safety checkCurrent Police Check – within the last 90 daysA current First Aid and CPR CertificateBlue/Yellow Card or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance CardRecruiting multiple roles in Logan AreaOur clients have unique needs and we provide a broad range of support including but not limited to:Social support, Emotional Regulation and Positive Behaviour SupportTailored day to day activities and weekly planningSIL Support Overnight / Supported AccommodationFacilitating Community and Healthcare accessLight domestic duties, housework and meal preparationSelf-care – showering, grooming, mobilityPeg Feeding and Manual HandlingToileting - changing catheter bags and supporting bowel careDuring COVID-19 we have taken extensive measures to ensure we provide support safely to our clients and their families whilst looking after our valued staff.Casual and permanent part-time (after qualifying period) opportunities are now available to work with valued clients in their homes and in the community.This is only a guide as the role may evolve with the needs of our clients. If you feel your skills and experience can contribute to this growth area within Focal please APPLY NOW. 35.7 AUD Loganholme 4129

Support Worker - Complex Needs South Side

Support Worker: Complex Needs Experience Logan Area

  • Well-established industry player since 1974
  • Fantastic organisational culture 
  • Client focused care

In response to the needs of our clients and the community, we are increasing capacity in our services and are looking for exceptional seasoned Support Workers to work closely with our clients and their families.

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for this role you must have a MINIMUM qualification of Certificate IV in Individual Support or Mental Health and/or AT LEAST 2 years experience dealing with clients who have complex high needs. We have a large volume of clients to assist and will require good availability during the day and/or awake overnight shifts.

Enrolled nurses/university students studying Paramedicine, Psychology, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Social Work are welcome. Advanced qualifications in a relevant field will also be highly regarded.

Some work may be in the client’s home. Clients will present with very complex support needs and may present with dual diagnosis. You will be required to complete documentation to demonstrate that services have been undertaken according to the client’s NDIS plan.

For this specific role, it is ESSENTIAL that you have:

  • At least 2 years experience working with or have knowledge of Muscular Dystrophy, ABI, Psychosis, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s, Severe Trauma and/or PBSPs
  • Physically fit and able to conduct manual handling safely
  • Willing to complete further training (if applicable)
  • Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health / Individual Support OR relevant experience
  • Driver’s License with own vehicle essential along with a vehicle safety check
  • Current Police Check – within the last 90 days
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Blue/Yellow Card or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance Card
  • Recruiting multiple roles in Logan Area

Our clients have unique needs and we provide a broad range of support including but not limited to:

  • Social support, Emotional Regulation and Positive Behaviour Support
  • Tailored day to day activities and weekly planning
  • SIL Support Overnight / Supported Accommodation
  • Facilitating Community and Healthcare access
  • Light domestic duties, housework and meal preparation
  • Self-care – showering, grooming, mobility
  • Peg Feeding and Manual Handling
  • Toileting - changing catheter bags and supporting bowel care

During COVID-19 we have taken extensive measures to ensure we provide support safely to our clients and their families whilst looking after our valued staff.

Casual and permanent part-time (after qualifying period) opportunities are now available to work with valued clients in their homes and in the community.

This is only a guide as the role may evolve with the needs of our clients. If you feel your skills and experience can contribute to this growth area within Focal please APPLY NOW.

  • Posted Date 07 Apr 2022
  • Location Loganholme
    QLD / Australia
  • Industry Community Services & Development
  • Job Type Casual/Vacation
  • Salary Not provided