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Supported Living Facilitator

UnitingCare Queensland - Gatton, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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Position Details

Reference Number 27080
Position Title Supported Living Facilitator
Employment Type Casual
Directorate Disability Services
Location Gatton
Classification level range
Position Summary

At UnitingCare we believe that everyone deserves the freedom to live life their way. For us that means truly listening to peoples stories – where they have been, and more importantly where they want to go. We are passionate about the work we do and deliver services to thousands of people every day that assist them in reaching their own individual goals.

We are currently looking for a Supported Living Facilitator (Disbility Support Worker) to join our Team on a Casual basis within Gatton. You will have a guaranteed shift of 6 hours per week, plus one weekend per fortnight; as well as the opportunity to fill in shifts as required or at short notice.

The Opportunity

As a Supported Living Facilitator you can make a difference to the lives of the people we support under the NDIS. You will work with people who have varying abilities who may be impacted by physical and/or psychological disabilities to help ensure they are able to maintain quality of life. Desired experience with wheelchairs.

The support we provide varies, this could include but not be limited to, helping the people we support in their own homes or within group care homes assisting them with tasks and activities such as day to day household and/or personal tasks (such as bathing)which could include overnight stays, getting out for a coffee or catch-up with friends, participating in a hobby or sporting activity, going on day trips or holidays, visiting medical appointments and any other support that may contribute to helping them achieve their goals while staying healthy, happy and safe.

What you'll need

You will be an active member of your local community, have passion, energy and a background that has seen you working or volunteering within a caring capacity role previously supporting people within all community groups including (Aged, Disability or Children & Youth). Although not mandatory a qualification within community or human services would be desirable. Able to work as part of a team as well as autonomously, be a quick thinker and be able to assist people to make informed decisions. Communicate on different levels, be energetic, passionate and committed to support people with a disability, trustworthy, a good listener, enthusiastic, bubbly and outgoing. This position would be ideal for someone re-entering the workforce. Be pet friendly - able to work around animals.

You will also need to provide a Provide First Aid and CPR Certificate, Qld Driver Licence, NDIS Worker Orientation Certificate and hold a positive notice from Disability Services (Yellow Card) and Working with Children Check (Blue card) (Disability worker screening check) on commencement.

What We offer

As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organisation where people are at the centre of everything we do.

UnitingCare offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits So don't hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare Queensland and apply now by submitting your cover letter and resume!

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.
Contact Person Miriam Lewis
Contact Number 0417 135 772
Alternate Contact Person Caroline Ryan
Alternate Contact Number 0448 953 963
Closing Date 20/04/2021
Position Description and/or
Supporting Information Position Description - Supported Living Facilitator.pdf

UnitingCare Queensland

Gatton, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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