Personal Support Carer

$25.00 - $35.00 hourly
  • Integrated Human Resourcing
  • Tallebudgera QLD, Australia
  • Sep 25, 2020
Casual Disability Care

Job Description

We are looking for someone who is fun loving, caring, supportive and positive to assist with the personal care and social calendar of a young lady living with special needs.

 The Position

Each day is different in this rewarding role, and requires you to have not only a motivated, nurturing and positive attitude, but also a dedication to see this young lady succeed. 

 You will be working in the family home and therefore need to be able to balance that personal intimacy of family life with being a valued employee and professionalism.  You will be responsible for:

  • Planning and organising a range of daily activities (fortnightly in advance and spur of the moment)
  • taking her to and being involved in social and recreational activities i.e. riding for the disabled, going to the beach, going to the movies, meeting her friends for lunch etc.
  • providing emotional and social support
  • assisting in her career goals
  • supporting with self-care responsibilities

 

About You

We are looking for an altruistic person; someone who will put this young lady first to support her to achieve a balanced and fulfilled life. 

 You will have an exceptional work ethic and be a self-starter, motivated to get in and get stuff done with a continuing commitment to keep the energy going. You will also be:

  • Organised, proactive and unselfish
  • Enthusiastic, compassionate and personable
  • Preferably experienced in Youth Care or similar
  • Focused on providing Personal Support Services
  • A strong communicator – both written and verbal
  • Physically fit and likes being active
  • Fluent in English (some sign language would be an advantage)
  • A current open driver’s licence and willing to drive around South East Queensland
  • Able to put up with the mundane to achieve the goal
  • Confident in social situations i.e. able to confidently introduce the young lady to different situations, experiences and people

 

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate, have education within the support carer / disability sector and preferably experience with special needs individuals.

 

A flexible minimum 32 hours per week over 4 days including weekends / public holidays and early evenings.  Competitive casual hourly rate plus superannuation.

 The Benefits

There are some great benefits such as:

  • travel (local and overnight, but when the boarders open potentially international)
  • meals are provided
  • the use of the family car to take the young lady out and about

 

If this sounds like you, attach your resume and cover letter.  Further enquiries can be submitted to apply@humanresourcing.com.au / 5613 1846.

Posting Date

Sep 25, 2020