Deaf Services is a leading not-for-profit organisation, providing support to Deaf and hard of hearing Australian's across all age groups.

About Us

With a vision of individuals and community that are empowered, connected and achieving, Deaf Services delivers programs and supports to enable the Deaf community to live full and independent lives.

Deaf Services works with all Australians to create a more inclusive and accessible community through information referrals, advocacy and education.

With over 110 years of experience working with Deaf Australians, Deaf Services continues to deliver for the community as a registered service provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and an approved provider of home care for seniors.

 

Ageing Well Support Worker - Greater Brisbane

About the Ageing Well Team:

Ageing Well provides support to the Deaf and hard of hearing community for clients 65 years and over to maintain an independent lifestyle in their own homes. Our Ageing Well team provides a range of in home care support and services to achieve client goals and aspirations. Our team culture is positive and respectful with a focus on supporting each other to deliver high quality services to clients in a compassionate and caring way.

As an Ageing Well Support Worker, you will be an integral part of a team that prides itself on delivering quality care and achieving outcomes for clients in line with the Aged Care quality standards.

About the Role:

Ageing Well currently has a vacancy for a dedicated casual support worker in the greater Brisbane region who is committed to providing high quality care to the elderly across a range of in home care services. Hours vary from Monday to Friday with weekend and after hours’ work required.

The role would suit a person experienced in working with the elderly providing personalised support centred care including meal preparation, cleaning and shopping with clients as well as supporting clients to engage in community life. A willingness to learn Auslan and communicate with clients in Auslan will be highly regarded.  

Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) or Community Services
  • Experience working with seniors
  • Comfortable working with deaf and hard of hearing people
  • First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain one
  • Willingness to learn Auslan and communicate with clients in Auslan
  • Knowledge of Aged Care Quality standards and consumer directed care
  • Current Queensland drivers licence

Benefits:

As a not-for-profit, Deaf Services offers a range of benefits including salary packaging, reduced taxable income and membership to Team Advantage, our staff benefits program.

Next steps:

Applicants are required to complete a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, an application form and a current resume and email to hr@deafservices.org.au.

For further information please email hr@deafservices.org.au or phone: 07 3892 8587.

Applications close when the position has been filled.

 

Deaf Services is an equal opportunity employer.