HEALTH & SOCIAL

support staff

SUPPORT/CARE WORKER

Our support workers are carefully handpicked to suit our clients’ requirements and are ensured to possess the appropriate skill set to carry out the necessary duties and tasks.

Our support workers are passionate, empathetic and caring individuals who are dedicated to creating an invaluable, positive impact on the lives of others. We acknowledge such roles will provide challenges as well as exciting new experiences, therefore each of our selected support workers are guaranteed to be independent and proactive thinkers who can follow the direction of our clients.

Below are the minimum requirements of our support workers:

  • Certificate III or IV or higher qualification in Individual Support,
  • Demonstrated experience at a minimum of six months,
  • A current valid driver’s license,
  • First aid and CPR training,
  • The right to work in Australia,
  • Two validated reference checks,
  • Satisfactory National Police Records check,
  • Statuary Declaration,
  • A successful health assessment in physical and mental health fitness, and
  • A working with children check where applicable.
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REGISTERED/ENROLLED NURSES

At Carers Plus, we take great pride in selecting highly experienced and passionate registered and enrolled nurses.………………………………………………………………..

We ensure our registered and enrolled nurses work with our clients’ clinical governance team and that they inspire others while coordinating the provision of clinical service delivery. Our registered nurses and enrolled nurses ensure:

  • The provision of clinical care is in accordance with legislation and practiced within a professional and ethical framework,
  • The completion of comprehensive individual assessments and care plans, and
  • Timely and accurate documentation, including clinical and funding reports.

Below are the minimum requirements of our registered nurses and enrolled nurses:

  • Current AHPRA registration,
  • Excellent communication and clinical documentation skills,
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills,
  • The ability to effectively lead a team,
  • Experience within the relevant sector,
  • A relevant industrial funding arrangement, such as ACFI,
  • The right to work in Australia,
  • Demonstrated experience at a minimum of six months,
  • A current valid driver’s license,
  • Two validated reference checks,
  • A satisfactory National Police Records check,
  • Statuary Declaration,
  • A successful health assessment in physical and mental health fitness, and
  • A working with children check where applicable.

PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

Our physiotherapists possess a strong passion for physiotherapy and rehabilitation and are dedicated to providing personalised treatments tailored to individual needs.

Each of our physiotherapists have excellent communication skills and are committed to working within a multi-disciplinary team to support the delivery of the highest standard of care.

Inclusive of providing a range of evidence-based physiotherapy assessments, treatments and rehabilitative services, our physiotherapists assist in providing direction on rehabilitation programs; the use of electrotherapy modalities and hydrotherapy pools; and provide professional advice and recommendations.

Below are the minimum requirements of our physiotherapists:

  • Current physiotherapist AHPRA registration,
  • The ability to work independently and within a team to support the delivery of safe, efficient and high quality care,
  • Excellent communication and clinical documentation skills,
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills,
  • Experience within the relevant sector,
  • A relevant industrial funding arrangement, such as ACFI and NDIS,
  • The right to work in Australia,
  • Demonstrated experience at a minimum of six months,
  • A current valid driver’s license,
  • Two validated reference checks,
  • A satisfactory National Police Records check,
  • Statuary Declaration,
  • A successful health assessment in physical and mental health fitness, and
  • A working with children check where applicable.
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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS

Our occupational therapists are experienced in working with children living with learning and behavioural difficulties and aged individuals living with disabilities.

This includes those living with Cerebral Palsy, and Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilites. Our occupational therapists provide successful treatments to individuals and groups by analysing the most suitable approach and can successfully complete treatment and assessments within school and home environments to develop SMART goals, attaining developmental milestones through sound clinical modalities.

Each of our occupational therapists are trained to work across various occupational rehabilitation schemes, including NDIS, to support individuals who have sustained an injury.

Below are the minimum requirements of our occupational therapists:

  • A current AHPRA registration,
  • Excellent clinical documentation skills,
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills,
  • A relevant industrial funding arrangement, such as ACFI,
  • The right to work in Australia,
  • Demonstrated experience at a minimum of six months,
  • A current valid driver’s license,
  • Two validated reference checks
  • A satisfactory National Police Records check,
  • Statuary Declaration,
  • A successful health assessment in physical and mental health fitness,
  • A working with children check where applicable,
  • Have a greater understanding of the complex needs of aged individuals and those living with a disability,
  • Experience working within the relevant industry and in providing home-base occupational therapy services, and
  • The ability to work independently and to effectively communicate with clients, family members and other service providers.
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THERAPY ASSISTANTS

Our therapy assistants work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to actively promote choice, control and the quality of life for care recipients and NDIS participants.

They support and implement programs developed by physiotherapists or occupational therapists and contribute to the development of innovative therapy programs, improving the wellbeing of care recipients.

Each of our trained and experienced therapy assistants ensure the holistic needs of care are met in accordance with the clients’ care plan by facilitating a variety of therapeutic and recreational programs.

Our therapy assistants are thoroughly trained in site reporting, accreditation and quality standards, and legislative compliance.

Below are the minimum requirements of our therapy assistants:

  • Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance,
  • Excellent communication and clinical documentation skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills,
  • A relevant industrial funding arrangement, such as ACFI and NDIS,
  • The right to work in Australia,
  • Demonstrated experience at a minimum of six months,
  • A current valid driver’s license,
  • Two validated reference checks,
  • A satisfactory National Police Records check,
  • Statuary Declaration,
  • A successful health assessment in physical and mental health fitness,
  • A working with children check where applicable,
  • Have a greater understanding of the complex needs of aged individuals and those living with a disability,
  • Experience working within the relevant industry and in providing home-base therapy assistant programs, and
  • The ability to work independently and to effectively communicate with clients, family members and other service providers.

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