Disabilty Support Worker

Healthcare Australia

AM, PM, and awake/sleepover shifts available in North Brisbane. Min 12 months experience. Working with intellectual & physical disabilities.

  • Competitive rates of pay - time and a half/double time for weekends.
  • Work Life Balance - manage your availibility
  • Work for the largest Healthcare Agency in Australia
About the role: Working with Adults and Children in a variety of settings including SILs, Day Programs, Community Access, Residential Facilities and In Home Support. Supporting high challenging and complex behaviours with high care requirements. Shifts are located in a variety of locations in North Brisbane and surrounding areas. Some duties may include but are not limited to: 

  • Daily living assistance including meal preparation and domestic duties
  • Personal care prompting and assistance
  • Medications Assistance
  • Community Access and transportation
  • Providing positive behaviour support
About you: We'd love to hear from candidates who are client focused. You will be eager and motivated to work a variety of shifts - weekdays, weekends, sleepovers in a variety of different locations. You must have:

  • minimum of 12 months paid experience supporting clients with severe intellectual disability and complex needs
  • First Aid certificate, dated within the last 3 years (or willing to obtain)
  • CPR certificate, dated within the last 12 months (or willing to obtain)
  • Queensland Blue (Working With Children card) and Yellow (Positive Notice card) or willing to obtain
  • Evidence of work rights (Australian passport or birth certificate or Working Visa)
  • Queensland open drivers licence
  • Smartphone access 
Highly regarded skills and experience:

  • Experience supporting complex and challenging behaviours including verbal/physical aggression, property damage and self-harm
  • Experience and training in complex supports such as PEG feeding/management, epilepsy, Manual Handling (hoisting)
  • Experience administering medication 
  • MAYBO/TCI or other behaviour support training 
  • Hold or be working towards a relevant qualification (Cert IV or higher)
  • Comprehensively insured vehicle that can be used for work purposes
About Healthcare Australia:


  • Variety of shifts available - work when you want to. Flexibility to work around family, work or study commitments
  • Access to our eHCA mobile phone app - easy access to shifts, timesheets and updating availability
  • 24 hour support from a dedicated team
  • Weekly payroll
  • Largest healthcare agency, linking in with large disability service providers
  • National organisation, potential to transfer to other states if you relocate
Apply Today   Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be contacting successful candidates for screening. Successful applicants will be required to clear all relevant probity checks before starting in the role. To apply for this role, please follow the link and submit your resume. HCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants who have an indigenous and/or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.