Support Worker - Various Locations, ongoing opportunities
Job descriptionYellowbird Wellbeing is seeking experienced Disability Support Workers, or dual role Support Worker/Enrolled Nurses to join their passionate team in a casual capacity. Reporting to the Team Leader - Disability Services, your role as a Support Worker will be to provide person-centred and individualised support to Yellowbird Wellbeing’s clients while embodying the organisation's mission, vision and values.
We are a boutique provider in the NDIS marketplace, leaders in innovative support. We are a family operated business and our staff are an extension of our family. Opportunities various Locations: Telarah - 24/7 SIL roster [10am-2pm shifts, 9am-5pm shifts, sleepover 5pm-9am shifts] Wards River - 2hr shifts plus travel Enrolled Nurse Only. Dungog & Paterson - Variable Cliftleigh - Variable **We also have an opportunity for a registered nurse minimum 1 day per month, 8hrs. To provide RN support to various participants in different locations. Remuneration will be full day plus km travelled. Tasks such as catheter care & changes, wound management, pressure care management & other health conditions monitoring. Will also include supervision and guidance to our enrolled nurses.**
ABOUT YELLOWBIRD WELLBEING Yellowbird Wellbeing’s disability, home care, clinical & wellbeing services enhance the lives of people with a disability and the elderly, helping them achieve their personal goals through an individualised approach in support, skill development and community inclusion. We value:
ABOUT THE ROLE To succeed in this role you will work in a multidisciplinary approach of support work. You’ll be a dedicated and motivated individual who is committed to seeing their clients achieve their individual goals, maximising dignity, personal growth and independence. To succeed in this role you will work in a multidisciplinary approach of support work. You’ll be a dedicated and motivated individual who is committed to seeing their clients achieve their individual goals, maximising dignity, personal growth and independence. LOW LEVEL CARE · Personal Care & Grooming – Showering, grooming and attending to all needs that optimise all personal hygiene · Meal prepping · Community Access – Assistance with shopping and groceries, attending appointments or generally assisting with being active within the greater community · Medication assistance through prompting and monitoring · Manual Handling, wheelchair assistance MED – HIGH LEVEL CARE · Medication assistance or administering · Diabetes Management – Insulin injections, Blood glucose monitoring and management, Diet Management · Epilepsy/ Seizure Management · Bowel Care, Catheter care, Colostomy care · Mental Health management · Managing Challenging behaviours · Manual Handling using Slings, Lifters, Hoists, pelican belts, slide sheets/ boards As a Enrolled Nurse and/or registered nurse, your duties may include (but are not limited to):
Monitoring participant's condition and assessing their needs to provide the best possible care and advice.
Observing and interpreting participant's symptoms and communicating them to physicians.
Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for participants.
Personal Care: showering, dressing, grooming, monitoring medications, supervising daily hygiene
Community Access: Providing escorted transport to appointments and social activities Maintaining accurate, complete health care records and reports.
Administering medications to patients and monitoring them for side effects and reactions
Using hoist and standing machines
Recording patient vital signs and medical information
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT: Yellowbird Wellbeing has a strong commitment to providing our employees with evidence–based, responsive professional development. Yellowbird Wellbeing provides access to thousands of free courses on the Yellowbird Wellbeing Learning Hub. Please forward your resume and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our Selection Criteria below [evidence must be submitted with your application and your cover letter MUST address how you meet the selection criteria for any of the following opportunities:
disability support worker
Dual role - disability support worker/Enrolled Nurse
medication management [RPL certificate can be provided, or training module will be provided free on YBW Learning Hub as part of YBW onboarding]
manual handling [RPL certificate can be provided, or training module will be provided free on YBW Learning Hub as part of YBW onboarding]
Swallowing Difficulties and Choking – Aged Care Quality Standard 3 [RPL certificate can be provided, or training module will be provided free on YBW Learning Hub as part of YBW onboarding]
Food safety in a healthcare setting [RPL certificate can be provided, or training module will be provided free on YBW Learning Hub as part of YBW onboarding]
YBW Behaviour Training [training module will be provided free on YBW Learning Hub as part of YBW onboarding]
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Appreciation [RPL certificate can be provided, or training module will be provided free on YBW Learning Hub as part of YBW onboarding]
Privacy & Confidentiality in Heath Care [RPL certificate can be provided, or training module will be provided free on YBW Learning Hub as part of YBW onboarding]
YBW Accurate Documentation for Care Workers [training module will be provided free on YBW Learning Hub as part of YBW onboarding]
WHY CHOOSE THIS OPPORTUNITY? Immediate & a variety of shifts available
Social and community services employee level 2 - pay point 1 | Casual
Easy to use Rostering App - for updating your availability, submitting timesheets, viewing/signin & out your allocated shifts
Easy to use HR App - for onboarding, managing certifications, logging incident reports, learning management system
access to FREE online continuous professional development on the Yellowbird Wellbeing learning Hub
Ongoing support & supervision
You can find out more information about what we do by visiting www.yellowbirdwellbeing.com.au To apply - You must identify the role you are applying for, include a current CV and a separate covering letter outlining your experience or transferable skills, and how you meet our essential selection criteria. You must also provide evidence of your certificates/qualification completion and examples of your professional writing skills send to firstname.lastname@example.org It is MANTATORY that our staff have Competency in using a computer & online platforms independently. All our systems are online from recruitment, onboarding, rostering, HR, client management and training etc. You MUST be able to navigate the operations of various systems independently. Generic responses will not be considered. The disability sector is a very competitive environment, with lots of opportunities. YBW are looking for dedicated innovative professional staff to join our family business where we deliver support differently. You MUST identify the locations you are interested in being considered for and your availability [days and times and total hours] with your application. If you are looking for irregular hours and only want to be on our emergency pool replacement list, this is also acceptable to identify. Applications will continue to be accepted, with suitable applicants creating a casual pool across the organisation.