Disability Support Worker

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Drake International

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About the company

For over 40 years, Drake Medox has been one of Australia’s most reputable providers of Disability Support Services. We specialize in the recruitment of outstanding healthcare professionals and provide direct support for individuals living with a disability in their own homes and within the community.

About the role

We are seeking experienced Enrolled or Registered Nurses to work as Support Workers to provide specific in-home care and support work for our client living in the Unley area.

Duties:

  • Tracheostomy and Ventilator Management (training provided).
  • Continual clinical assessment of client.
  • Catheter Care.
  • Personal Care including Skin Integrity Management and Pressure Area Care.
  • Assisting other Support Worker with ADL’s.
  • Medication Administration.
  • Bowel Care Management.
  • Manual Handling.
  • Supporting the client with activities at home and out in community.

About you:

  • Australian Driver’s License and reliable car.
  • NDIS Workers Screening Check and DHS Working with Children Check.
  • Current First Aid certification.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Manual Handling certification.
  • Assist with Medication Certification.
  • English fluency – verbal and written.
  • Current AHPRA registration.

In addition:

  • Must have some understanding of the disability industry and providing person-centred support to individuals.
  • Passionate about supporting independence and providing in-home support.
  • Reliable and honest people with the ability to adapt to new environments.

This role will suit Nurses wanting to continue their experiences in disability care or those who are wanting to diversify in this area.

Why work with us?

We are a person-centred disability support organisation that values and genuinely advocates for our disability support workers. We lead by example by providing:

  • Monthly rosters
  • Paid training
  • Above award pay rates
  • Weekly pay
  • Work-life balance with flexible hours
  • Recognition program
  • Referral program
  • Regular shifts
  • Dedicated team
  • Team events
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At Drake, we are committed to fostering diversity, inclusion, and equity. While our journey is ongoing, our shared goal is to create an environment where every individual is respected and valued. We are a community that recognises the strength of diversity.

Right to Work

The above position is open only to applicants who have a current right to work in Australia. Applicants who do not have a current right to work In Australia will unfortunately not be considered and are respectfully asked not to apply.

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