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Residential Youth Workers

HEALTHCARE AUSTRALIA - Ipswich, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Healthcare Australia (HCA) is a national organisation specialising in providing recruitment services to the health and care industry throughout Australia. HCA Community Care division focuses on providing experienced workers to support Adults and Children in a community setting.

The Role - Residential Youth Workers
Working with young people in a variety of settings including Residential and Community Engagement, while also supplying some High Care Support to complex needs. 
Houses are in various locations in Ipswich & surrounding regions. Duties may include, though not limited to:

  • Behaviour management support including restrictive practices
  • Medication assistance
  • Daily living assistance including meal preparation, cleaning
  • Personal care, prompting and assistance
  • Community Access and transportation
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Minimum 12 months Paid experience working in a similar role
  • Hold or be studying towards a Cert IV or higher in a related field
  • Hold a current LCS clearance (Licensing of Care Services Clearance)
  • Hold or willing to obtain a QLD WWCC (Blue Card)
  • Either a current Yellow (Positive Notice card) or willing to obtain a NDIS Worker Screening Clearance (Paid Card).
  • Completed or willing to complete mandatory Hope and Healing Modules
  • Flexible availability - Able to cover AM/PM, Sleepovers, Weekend shifts as required
  • Willing to travel for long and short shifts in the area
  • First Aid Certificate issued within the last 3 years (or willing to obtain)
  • CPR Certificate issued within the last 12 months (or willing to obtain)
  • Evidence of work rights (e.g. Passport or Birth Certificate or Citizenship Certificate - Certified)
  • Unrestricted QLD Driver Licence
  • Comprehensively insured vehicle that can be used for work purposes
  • Smartphone(iOS or Android)
Highly regarded skills and experience:
  • Experience supporting complex and challenging behaviours including verbal/physical aggression, property damage and self-harm
  • Experience and training in complex supports such as PEG feeding/management, Epilepsy, Manual Handling (hoisting), BGL's.
  • MAYBO or other Behaviour support Training is highly regarded
The Benefits
  • 24 hour support from a dedicated team
  • Manage your shifts and payroll on our easy to use APP
  • Weekly payroll
  • Flexible hours and days of work
  • Supportive team environment
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Potential to work in other divisions within Healthcare Australia (NDIS, Aged Care, Nursing etc)
  • Potential to transfer to other states if you are looking at moving

Apply Today

Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be contacting successful candidates for screening. Successful applicants will be required to clear all relevant probity checks before starting in the role.

To apply for this role, please follow the link and submit your resume. HCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants who have an indigenous and/or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Ipswich, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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