Support Worker

Casual opportunities available in Hervey BayNo experience necessary, job training provided to give you all of the necessary skills to become an amazing Support WorkerEncouraged and supported ongoing professional development and diverse career opportunitiesRewarding role, make a difference to the lives of people living with disabilitiesWho is Endeavour Foundation?Endeavour Foundation support people with disabilities to live, learn, work and flourish according to their own interests and priorities. We are people working together, making possibilities a reality for people with a disability, and for people seeking employment, education and training opportunities We are at the heart of local communities offering choice, opportunities and personalised support in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. We focus on ability, on dreams, goals and potential. What can Endeavour Foundation offer you?Salary Packaging Benefits! Package up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free. Less tax = more take home pay for you!In addition to your tax-free benefit, you can also use up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.)An Employee Assistance Program - a free and confidential counselling service available to all staff and their family membersDiscounts on Corporate Private Health Insurance Plans, whitegoods and appliances and Paid Parental Leave and Salary ContinuanceReward and Recognition ProgramFree flu vaccinations What can you expect in a typical day working as a Support Worker?We support people in their homes and into the community, providing them with the opportunity to live their best lives and to fulfil their goals and dreams. You will provide home based support such as meal management and personal care, where required, and transport the people we support into the community for appointments and activities.Don't worry if you don't have any prior Support Work experience, we will provide comprehensive training, including buddy shifts, to ensure you have everything you need to succeed in your role!Helping people to achieve their NDIS goals by developing important daily skills such as housekeeping, personal care, social skills and budgetingAssisting with aspects of personal care where required to meet the individual needs of the people we supportSupporting with meal planning, cooking, light cleaning and facilitating community connection by socialising and going on outingsProviding support during daily activities such as going for a walk, going to the movies or accompanying to an appointmentHelping the people we support to maintain a connection to their family, friends, and servicesEver wondered what it's really like being a Disability Support Worker? Click here to find out!What do you need to become a Support Worker?A passion for working in disability services and eager to learn all the skills and knowledge to become a fantastic Support WorkerYou are a true people person who is passionate, patient, empathetic and resilient Flexibility to work various shifts including days, evening, early morning, weekends and sleepovers (penalty rates apply)The capacity to meet the physical requirements as some manual handling tasks may be involvedCommitment to privacy and confidentiality Good computer skills and experience using Word, Excel and OutlookA Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) would be great but it's not a "must" What clearances/checks do you need?Hold or be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check (Blue Card) & a NDIS Worker Screening Check (previously a Yellow Card)Hold or be willing to obtain a First Aid and CPR certificateWilling to undertake a "Fit2Work" National Criminal History Check (should you be successful)Open Driver's License with comprehensive insurance to transfer them into the communityIn line with the direction from State Government, all authorised workers defined under the Queensland Public Health Order are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from 15 December 2021. Endeavour Foundation requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.How can I join Endeavour Foundation?You can register your interest in joining Endeavour Foundation by simply clicking ‘Apply’ below and you’ll be guided through a short application form. We can’t wait to hear from you!"We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer, and we commit to respond to every applicant" 30 AUD Australia - QLD Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast Hervey Bay 4655

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