Maryborough Aboriginal Housing Corporation & Cultural Development

Residential Care Officer (Disability Support Worker)

CLOSING DATE - 08/03/2021

AGENCYDepartment of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
TITLEResidential Care Officer (Disability Support Worker)
LOCATION Various, as per advertised position.
SALARY RANGE$34.05 (not inclusive of shift allowances)
BUSINESS AND UNIT SERVICE AREAAccommodation Support and Respite
Services – Various service areas
CLOSING DATE03/03/2021
CONTACT DETAILSWorkforce Capability
MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTSCertificate IV in Disability or ability to complete within a prescribed timeframe.
HLTAID003/HLTAID011 Provide First Aid certificate or HLTAID004 – “Provide an
emergency first aid response in an education and care setting”
Open “C” class Australian driver’s licence
Attendance at paid induction training program and satisfactory completion of training
induction framework.


To apply, your application should include:

  • a one-page cover letter outlining who you are, your strengths and qualifications, and why you are interested in this role. Consider the competencies listed in ‘How will you be assessed for this role’, in particular the behavioural indicators for each competency provided in the Leadership competencies for Queensland.
  • a current resume containing details of two referees. At least one referee should have a thorough knowledge of your work over the past two years as your manager or supervisor.
  • copies of:
    – Open “C” class Australian driver’s licence – please provide evidence of name change if the name on your licence is different to your qualification documents. (P1 and P2 classes are not accepted.)
    – HLTAID003 – “Provide First Aid” or HLTAID004 – “Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting” and CPR certificate/s.
    – Your passport, only if you are not currently an Australian citizen and hold a visa. The Department is required to complete a visa check (VEVO) to confirm working rights).

Completion of a compulsory questionnaire emailed to you after submission of your SmartJobs application is also required.

Contact Details for the Workforce Capability Recruitment team

Human Resources and Ethical Standards
Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
Phone: (07) 3035 4643

Applicants are required to apply online at, follow the prompts and provide
ALL of the required attachments as per the How to Apply section of the Role Profile.

For your application to be considered it MUST be complete.

Information provided is true and accurate at time of printing and is subject to change without prior notification.