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Disability support worker - Seven Hills

Permanent full-time positions with guaranteed weekly hours, excellent benefits, career progression opportunities & ongoing training.

We have partnered with an NDIS service provider of choice for people with a disability living in a variety of locations including: Rydalmere, Guildford & Denistone.

Currently, we are seeking Disability Support Workers that are truly passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of the people.

You will be working as part of a fully staffed and skilled support team - and at times independently - mostly within specially designed accommodation to promote the dignity of and to, support individuals to develop their goals and achieve their personal outcomes.

The right person is someone that can work flexible hours in line with business & individual requirements, has lots of energy and is driven to provide the best quality support to each client.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support people whose behaviours might challenge our understanding and implement and record all strategies as documented on a person's Positive Behaviour Support Plan.
  • To assist people with a disability to learn new skills and experience a life of their choice.
  • To assist people with personal care routine to maintain dignity.
  • Drive candidates to appointments and on community outings as required.
  • The ability to sensitively and respectfully support people with personal care and daily domestic duties.
  • To assist people to become more independent and encourage the person to answer questions and make choices in their own lives as opposed to for them.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Fortnightly rostering.
  • Peer mentoring and supervision - in order to make sure you comfortable in your new role, this organisation offers peer mentoring to ensure you are equipped with the right skills to excel in your new position.
  • Offer all staff (including your family and friends) access to an Employee Assistance Program through an independent mental health provider, who provide counselling services at no cost to you.
  • Salary sacrificing, meal card allowance, discounted gym membership.
  • Extensive training calendar - where you can nominate yourself for up to 4 training programs per year.
  • A full clinical team is available to support you in your work.
  • Paid induction and a fortnightly roster allowing you the flexibility to accept additional work should/when it be available

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a Cert III in Individual Support or Disability or equivalent,
  • "P2" or "C" Class current NSW Driver Licence is mandatory as some driving may be required for community access,
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate (must be current - CPR expires after 12 months, First aid after 3 years)
  • Working with Children Check & Police Check (note police checks are valid for 3 years)
  • Ability to manage the administrative tasks associated with the role and good computer competency (i.e submit rosters and maintain and record case notes etc.),
  • Excellent manual handling, transfer skills, hoist usage and experience,
  • Able to work both independently and in a small team environment, groups and within the community,
  • Ability to work flexible hours including day, evening and weekend shifts and sleepover shifts,
  • Minimum of 12 months paid experience working with people with disabilities or in health/aged services beneficial.

Additionally, if you have any questions, or would like to know more, do not hesitate to contact us by phone on 1300 289 817 or apply and we will assess your application before progressing to the necessary paperwork.

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Job Summary

Type:
Permanent / Full Time
Location:
Sydney
Profession:
Healthcare & Medicine
Role:
Other
Reference:
90M0408842_1600988110749376449
Salary:
$36,000
Date Listed:
13-Jan-20