Choice Passion Life (CPL) is a non-profit organisation that provides vital support and services to children and adults with disabilities in Queensland. We give our clients the freedom of choice, the opportunity to chase their passion and the support to live the life they choose. CPL is going through an exciting time of growth with the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and seeks casual support workers to provide much needed support and positive interaction tailored to our clients' needs.
As a Direct Support Worker with CPL you'll support people of all ages to access and live in the accommodation of their choice, actively promote independence and assist individuals to develop networks and supports which will enable them to participate in their community. We are specifically recruiting at present for a young client with Autism that requires 24/7 support in Kooralbyn. Shifts will involve sleepovers plus 8-10’s hours during the day. Our client likes to get out and about, so if you’re high energy and willing to learn or have experience supporting clients with Autism we want to hear from you.
We are looking for people who:
- are great communicators who are keen to give great service
- can work both autonomously and under direction
- understand the importance of reliability and punctuality
- can provide personal care with dignity
- can apply professional boundaries
- previous experience working with Autism is highly desirable
To apply, you'll need:
- CPL values of client focus, respect, inclusion, integrity, excellence and courage to underpin a vision of an inclusive society for all people
- An up to date resume/CV
- Reliable transport and a valid driver’s licence
- Current CPR and First Aid certificates
- The capacity to work flexible hours on a roster system (CPL is a 24/7 service, the more available you are the more shifts we can potentially offer you. we will also expect some weekend availability)
- Evidence of eligibility and right to work in Australia
- Commitment to undergo a criminal history check
For more information, including the critical job demands please download a full position description below.