Support Workers (casual)
Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.
We are currently seeking supportive, reliable, highly motivated Support Workers to work alongside community members who have a range of differing needs, including people with a disability, mental health concern and children in care. A number of casual positions are available involving a range of activities and responsibilities, depending on the needs and interests of the person supported. This role may include personal care, developing independent living skills, and linking into community activities. Permanent part-time work may be an option for the right applicant.
Work is located on the south side of Brisbane including Bayside and Western Suburbs.
A Certificate III in Individual Support/Disability Support (or equivalent) or relevant experience is essential. However, students who are working towards a degree in Human Services, Social Work or Allied Health may also be considered for these roles. Successful applicants will be supported to obtain a current Blue Card (working with children check), a current Yellow Card (Disability Suitability Card)/or Exemption and a Licensed Care Service2 check. Senior First Aid Certificate is a mandatory requirement prior to commencing employment. Support Workers must also have an Australian driver’s licence.
If you love being challenged and seek a personally fulfilling role in an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of others, then this may be the job for you.
Salary and conditions are in accordance with Kyabra’s Enterprise Agreement 2012, Level 1 $25.91 per hour. We offer a family friendly work environment and a range of practice and professional development opportunities. Shifts are flexible and based on the requirements of the individual accessing support.
For more information, you can download an application package here. Please ensure you address the selection criteria in your covering letter. Only applications that address this criteria will be eligible for short-listing.
Applications close on Friday 19th May 2017.
Two group interviews will take place at a time yet to be confirmed. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to be advised of these group interview dates.
Applications are to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.
It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.
From time to time, Kyabra offers opportunities for volunteers to become involved in a number of our services. At the present time we have no volunteer opportunities within our offices in Runcorn.
Limited Hours Child Care
At present we are accepting applications from people interested in volunteering at our Limited Hours Child Care Centre.