Deaf Services is a state wide community based organisation that has provided services to the Qld Deaf Community since 1903. We currently have the following casual vacancy located in Brisbane for a highly motivated individual.
Lifestyle Support Services at Deaf Services provides support for individuals with a disability to live independently and manage their daily activities and to stay socially active.
The Lifestyle Support Service can also provide National Disability Insurance Scheme registered supports to participants across NDIS rollout areas.
EOI - Lifestyle Support Worker - Casual
Various Service areas
We are looking for a bright, driven Lifestyle Support Worker to work one-on-one and in groups with deaf and hard of hearing individuals living with a disability to develop and maintain their personal wellbeing, life skills, social connections and also assist them with daily activities.
Assisting participants with activities of daily living, including but not limited to:
- Housework and basic home maintenance
- Navigating public transport
- Shopping and managing finances
- Meal Preparation
- Personal Hygiene supports (showering, toileting, manual handling) - Desirable
- Taking part in social and leisure activities
- Preparing goal achievement plans
If you are successful you will join an experienced team who are committed to providing quality person centered experience. Knowledge of the Deaf community and Australian Sign Language would be desirable. Experience working with NDIS participants is ideal but not necessary. The required hours of work will be variable to suit the participant's needs.
We are also seeking individuals with supported accommodation work experience. Also availability for sleepover shifts is highly desirable.
Applicants should include a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria in the position description, an up-to-date resume and an application form.
For further information please call Jacqui Cooper, Human Resources Support Officer on voice: 07 3892 8534, TTY: 07 3792 8501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Please note applications will close once this position/s have been filled.
Deaf Services is an equal opportunity employer.