About Us

UFVRA – Australia was established in January 20014 and now provides thousands of personal support hours per week to hundreds of people with disability, acquired brain injury or neurological conditions by focusing on empowering and improving their lifestyles.

At UFVRA – Australia we provide experienced, quality services to people living with a disability within an in-home or community setting.  With a brilliant team across Sunshine Coast, Greater Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast, we are there to help our Participants to achieve their goals to live a fulfilling life. UFVRA – Australia continues to deliver supports by embracing the values of diligence, respect and innovation.

 

The Role

We are currently recruiting for skilled and enthusiastic Support Workers in the Brisbane city area.  These roles may include shifts such as days, evenings, awake shifts, sleepovers, weekend and short notice shifts so flexibility is a must.

As a Support Worker with UFVRA, you will be responsible for the individualised support requested by our Participants.  These supports may include: personal care, emotional support, domestic assistance, complex care, mental health and personal development of our Participants. You will provide a range of community access services to assist people with a disability to be actively involved in their local community.  UFVRA Support Workers will strive to make our Participants feel valued, respected and engage them in meaningful opportunities and relationships.

 

The Candidate

Are you a person who likes to make a difference in peoples lives? Is able to adapt to different situations? Think outside the box to solve problems?

We are seeking motivated, dedicated and reliable Support Workers. Our ideal candidate has a positive attitude as well as being reliable and proactive. Flexibility and good availability is a must to be able to meet out Participants needs. If this sounds like you – please apply below!

 

Skills and Experiences

  • Prior experience supporting clients with disabilities highly desirable

  • Relevant nationally recognised qualification highly desirable

  • Must have a driver’s licence and own reliable transport

  • Current Paid employee Blue Card (or willing to obtain before employment)

  • Current Paid employee Yellow Card/NDIS Worker Clearance (or willing to obtain before employment)

  • Current First Aid & CPR (or willing to obtain before employment)

  • NDIS ‘Worker Orientation’ module (or willing to obtain before employment)

  • COVID 19 Infection Control certificate (or willing to obtain before employment)

  • Full Australian working rights

  • Smart phone with internet access

  • Two current (within the past 2 years) professional references from a supervisor will be required

  • Proof of Flu vaccination (supporting participants in legislated facilities) https://www.health.qld.gov.au/system-governance/legislation/cho-public-health-directions-under-expanded-public-health-act-powers/aged-care

 

If you are passionate about supporting people living with a disability and would like to work in a role that is both challenging and rewarding, we would love to hear from you.

To find out more please ask for the Recruitment Team at admin@ufvra.org.au

 

Please Note:

Keeping our Participants safe is our utmost priority. From 15/12/2021 COVID – 19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement for all Real Community Services employees as per the Public Health Directive – Workers in a healthcare setting (COVID-19 Requirements) Direction. All Real Community Services employees are required to comply with future legislative changes to mandatory COVID – 19 vaccination requirements. https://www.health.qld.gov.au/system-governance/legislation/cho-public-health-directions-under-expanded-public-health-act-powers/workers-in-healthcare-setting

UFVRA – Australia uses an App. to assist Support Workers for reporting purposes. Your agreement and capacity to use the App to fulfil reporting obligations forms part of your employment conditions. The minimum compatibility requirements for Android is version 4.4 KitKat, and for iOS 9.0 (which is iPhone 5s or later). Please check that your phone has these minimum requirements prior to your application.

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