Support Worker – Russell Island/Bayside area

About UsFocal is a well established community service organisation operating across multiple locations in South East Queensland.  With extensive experience in delivering person centred support, our aim is to empower people with disability and ageing Australians to live a life of choice and independence.About the RoleWe are recruiting specifically for our client and are looking for between 5 -7 Support Workers in the immediate area to deliver quality services which are aligned with both client and organisational expectations. Adopting a model of empowerment, our Support Workers provide tailor made individualised services to enable client's to achieve their personalised goals and desired outcomes. Primary Duties of the PositionPartnering with clients and their wider support networks to deliver identified client outcomesListening to clients whilst allowing them to exercise their right to 'choice and control'Implementing and adhering to Individual Support PlansSupporting clients with daily living activities including housekeeping, cleaning, meal preparation, shopping and transportationSupporting clients with personal care, including hygiene, eating, medication, health care and mobilityProviding client access to community activities and group eventsMaintain accurate and complete records and progress notesA strong understanding of NDIS and a strong commitment to its principles and code of conductAdherence to providing a safe system of work at all timesAbout YouOur ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a passion for providing exceptional support services to our divers client base.  Professional and collaborative in nature, our successful candidate will embrace our vision of 'creating endless opportunities for all'.  Given our immediate client needs, we are looking for candidates with a minimum 2 years' experience in a similar role. Mandatory RequirementsTo fulfil the requirements of this position, candidates will require the following:Current First Aid and CPR CertificateCurrent Australian Drivers Licence and access to a roadworthy vehicle with comprehensive insurance  to assist with client transportation (mileage reimbursed)Current Police Check (within the last 90 days)Current Positive Notice - Blue and Yellow CardsAbility to be flexible with hours including weekend work and overnight stays from time to timeAbility to travel to Redland Bay and surrounding Bay areas, including Russell Island.The successful candidate will also be required to complete the following National Skillsets within 3 months of joining the organisation:HLTHP2006 'Assist Client with Medication'HLTWHS002 'Follow Safe Work Practices for Direct Client Care or HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks SafelyConditions of the RoleThe position is classified as CASUAL offered at a Level 2 classification under the Terms and Conditions of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SCHADS Award) apply.Working for FocalFocal is committed to providing great job experiences for our people and offer a wide range of employee benefits including:Ongoing Training and DevelopmentEmployee Assistance ProgramCareer Progression and opportunities for growthPositive workplace culture that offers flexibility and work/life balanceGenerous Salary Sacrificing arrangements for permanent employeesFocal embraces diversity, inclusion and is an equal opportunity employerIf you are looking for a rewarding career and are keen to join a progressive organisation that truly makes a difference in the community, please apply now. Support Worker Job Description AUD Redland Bay 4165