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Permanent Part-time opportunities available in Cooroy, Sunshine CoastEncouraged and supported ongoing professional development and diverse career opportunitiesRewarding role, make a difference to the lives of people living with disabilities Who 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 focus on ability, on dreams, goals and potential. Endeavour Foundation is one of Australia’s largest employers of people living with disability, so being inclusive and diverse is not just an aspiration, it is who we are! Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is at the heart of everything we do and getting it right goes hand in hand with living our organisational values and our purpose of making possibilities a reality. 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 appliancesPaid Parental LeaveReward and Recognition ProgramFree flu vaccinations  What can I expect in a typical day working as a Support Worker at Endeavour Foundation?We support people in their homes and into the community, providing them with the opportunity to live their best lives and to fulfill their goals and dreams! We’re here to help people flourish according to their own interests and priorities.In this role you will provide support within our Home Service; assisting people with disabilities to live as independently as possible, whether they have complex needs or just need some additional support at home. No two days will be the same - you may hear that phrase a lot but here at Endeavour Foundation, it couldn't be more true!To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced and confident support worker with flexible availability including a minimum of 3 sleepover shifts per Fortnight.Other key duties will include: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 community 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! Position Description AUD Australia - QLD Sunshine Coast Cooroy 4563