Support Worker

Job Description

  • An Amazing Casual Opportunity available in our Gladstone Community Portfolio!
  • Rewarding role, make a difference to the lives of people living with disabilities
  • Encouraged ongoing professional development and diverse career opportunities

Who we Are 

Endeavour Foundation is one of Australia’s largest employers of people living with disability, so being inclusive and diverse is not just an aspiration, it is who we are! Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is at the heart of everything we do and getting it right goes hand in hand with living our organisational values and our purpose of making possibilities a reality.

Endeavour Foundation support people with disabilities to live, learn, work and flourish according to their own interests and priorities. We are at the heart of local communities offering choice, opportunities and personalised support in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. We focus on ability, on dreams, goals and potential. 

Why should you join Endeavour Foundation?

  • An attractive remuneration package, including Salary Packaging, up to $15,900 of per year tax free. Less tax = more take home pay for you!
  • In addition to your tax-free benefit, you can also use up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.)
  • An Employee Assistance Program - a free and confidential counselling service available to staff and their family members
  • Corporate discounts - health insurance, whitegoods and appliances
  • Opportunities to upskill, develop and progress within the organisation
  • Salary continuance and paid parental leave
  • Reward and Recognition Program
  • Free flu vaccinations 

What can you expect in a typical day working as a Support Worker?

We support people in their homes and into the community, providing them with the opportunity to live their best lives and to fulfil their goals and dreams. You will provide home based support such as meal management and personal care, where required, and transport the people we support into the community for appointments and activities.

  • Complete daily support tasks, as required by the service and
    the person, to ensure a safe environment, including but not limited to cleaning and personal hygiene
  • Participate in the development and implementation of individual support plans, ensuring that outcomes enhance the abilities, skills and
    opportunities for people with disability
  • Engage with the person to develop daily routines and activity schedules,
    aligned with their NDIS goals, which enhance their access to community and
    level of independence

What do you need to become a Support Worker?

  • Ideally experience in working with positive behaviour support plans
  • Manual handling experience or happy to learn
  • A passion for working in disability services and eager to learn all the skills and knowledge to become a fantastic Support Worker
  • You are a true people person who is empathetic and resilient 
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Availability to work on weekends, rostered overnight shifts and public holidays where required (penalty rates apply)
  • Need to be physically fit
  • Experience working with Microsoft packages and ability to pick up internal systems  

What clearances/checks do you need?

  • Hold or be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check (Blue Card) & a NDIS Worker Screening Check (previously a Yellow Card)
  • Hold or be willing to obtain a First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Willing to undertake a “Fit2Work” National Criminal History Check (should you be successful)
  • Open Driver's License with comprehensive insurance to transfer them into the community

How can I join Endeavour Foundation?

You can register your interest in joining Endeavour Foundation by simply clicking ‘Apply’ below and you’ll be guided through a short application form. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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