Helen
July 12, 2022 Helen DOWLING
Personal Details
First Name
Helen
Suburb
Redlands, QLD
Locations will travel to
Brisbane Inner Suburbs
Brisbane South
Brisbane East
Redland Bay
Employment Type
Contractor with ABN
Employee
Profile

I am an aged and disability support worker servicing South Brisbane, Bayside and Redlands. I am calm, experienced, patient, professional and passionate about making a difference and love helping my clients achieve their goals and greater wellbeing. I have 10 years experience as a support worker. I have my Certificate III Individual Support and Certificate IV Disability. I provide personal care, domestic assistance, transport assistance, social and community access, medication assistance, light gardening, administration assistance, assistance attending appointments, shopping assistance and other tasks upon negotiation. I have had extensive experience working with a range of clients with diverse special needs and requirements and am a great listener and communicator in the workplace. I am supportive, gentle in nature, compassionate and empathetic.

Availability
Availability
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Availability Details

Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3.30pm and other times are negotiable

Experience / Exposure to Disability
Disability Support
Disability Support Adult
Disability Support Child
Acquired Brain injuries
Autism
Intellectual Disability
Vision Impairment
Non-Hearing
Motor Neurone Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Spinal Injury
Mental Health
Depression
Anxiety
Schizophrenia
Bipolar
OCD
Other
Mental Health Other

Dementia, ADHD

Support Areas
Around the House
Cleaning
Domestic Assistance
Meal Preparation
Cooking
Gardening and Yard Maintenance
In the Community
Recreational Activities in the community
Shopping and Errands
Keeping Fit - going to the gym
Hydrotherapy
One to One Support
Personal Care
Social Companionship
Grooming (hair, makeup etc...)
Continence Management
Skill Development (travel, routines, adaptive communication)
Administration
Personal Assistant
Computer and IT Support
Rosters and Timesheets
Payroll
Additional Information
Specialist Skills
Education (child)
Education (adult)
Requirements for Employment / Engagement
Current
Blue Card
NDIS Disability Worker Screening Clearance
Criminal History Screen
First Aid
Own Car
Open Drivers Licence (manual)
Relevant Insurance
Application in Progress
Current CPR
Other
Happy to work with pets including therapy dogs
Happy to use own vehicle while travelling in the community
Qualifications
Qualifications
Cert III Individual Support
Cert IV Disability Support
Degree
Personality
Personality
Calm
Patient
Friendly
Sense of Humour
Quiet
Proactive
Great Listener
Problem Solver
Hobbies Interests and Passions

I am passionate about my health and fitness and like to stay active. I love to spend quality time with family and friends. I am currently studying counselling and keep myself busy doing that and working and being a full time Mum to an 11 year old daughter. I love spending time with my pets and have two dogs.

Recent Career History

PROGRAMMED CARE
Community Support worker
2021-Current
Helping veterans still living at home with cleaning and personal care

SELF EMPLOYED
Disability support worker
2016-2021
Transport clients
Attend medical appointments and take notes for clients
Medication assistance
Administration assistance with NDIS related tasks
Community access
Personal care
Domestic assistance and organisation of household
Light gardening
Basic home decorating
Building rapport and maintaining professional yet supportive relationships with clients

FOCUSED HEALTH CARE
Disability support worker (2017-2018)
Medication assistance
Report issues to supervisor
Personal care

STAFFING OPTIONS
Disability support worker (2014-2017)
Transport client
Extensive community access
Assist client with communication

PRESCARE
Aged Care Worker (2013-2014)
Transport clients
Assist elderly clients still living in the community with daily tasks
Assist clients with medication and personal care

WARRIGAL CARE
Aged care worker (2012-2013)
Transport clients
Assist elderly clients still living in the community with daily tasks
Assist clients with medication and personal care