Disability Support Worker

Disability Support Worker

  • $40 - $72 per hour
  • Afternoon Shifts and Inactive Sleepovers Available
  • Based in Avalon

About the Company:

Unidex Healthcare are a privately owned recruitment company established in 2001 and operate across Australia, with our main offices in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. Unidex actively recruit for all areas in the healthcare field specialising in Disability Services, Support Services and Allied Health.

The Role:
Our participant is a 57 year old male requiring 24/7 support suffered from a spinal cord injury and a hypoxic brain injury due to a near drowning experience. He enjoys speanding time at the beach and has an interest in surfing and mountain hiking

Requirements:

Due the complexity of the participant, successful candidates must have experience with bowel therapy, catheter management and hoisting OR be willing to learn these skills.



Roster:


The current care plan covers a 24/7 roster, the current shift times requiring covering are:


Shift 1: 4:00PM - 10:00PM (Afternoon) + 10:00PM - 06:00AM (in-active sleepover) + 06:00AM - 10:00AM (Morning Shift)

The above listed shift is one whole shift and cannot be seperated.


Pay rates are:

Day - $40.00 p/h

Afternoon - $44.00 p/h

Sat - $56.00 p/h

Sun - $72.00 p/h

Sleepover Allowance - $100

Duties:

  • Personal care; washing, drying, dressing & grooming
  • Assistance with bowel therapy (Peristeen - training will be provided)
  • Hoisting/transfers
  • Daily skin checks
  • Pressure wound management
  • Assistance with domestic tasks including cleaning, meal preparation & feeding
  • Assistance with daily Health & Rehab exercises
  • Community access + rehab appointments

Skills & Experiences:

  • Experience with spinal cord injuries / brain injury or other high complex care participants
  • Experience with catheter management
  • Bowel therapy (Peristeen - training will be provided)
  • Pressure injuries & wound management
  • Hoist / transfers
  • Australian Driver License
  • Confidence to drive wheelchair accessible van (desired)
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module
  • Reliability with a proactive and positive attitude is very important to the participant

Please note: two current references are required

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in the role, hit the "Apply" button now.

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Job posted on 4 Jul 2024

Avalon Beach, Sydney, Australia

Temporary

Community Services & Development
Aged & Disability Support

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