About Us:Disability Services Australia (DSA) is a dynamic values based organisation supporting over 2000 people with a disability. We support people to develop the skills and capabilities they need to gain independence and participate in society. We take pride in enabling opportunities for choice, inclusion and achievement for people with a disability.About Your Role:We are seeking Mentors to work across various sites in Goulburn.  You will play a key role empowering our customers to live independently. When supporting our customers with domestic assistance, social supports or personal care, your care is person-centric to ensure that our customers live the life they want and choose.Support customers to develop and maintain independence in personal care, health and hygiene (meal times, dressing, toileting and bathing)Assist with domestic duties such as cooking, cleaning and other activities of daily living About You:You dare to think differently, and are passionate about making a difference to the lives of others. You pride yourself on your exceptional customer service and communication skills. Having previously worked within the Disability sector or a related field, you have knowledge and experience working with mental health. You are highly personable and have the ability to engage people in skill development activities such as social and recreational activities. Most importantly, you strongly align with our mission and values.You will be/haveComfortable with providing personal care (Essential)Comfortable with supporting people with an offending background (Essential)Current Driver’s Licence and your own motor vehicle (Essential)First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtainGood interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to engage people in skill development activities (e.g. social and recreational activities, art, gardening, work related skill development etc).Talent in/ or enthusiasm for: cooking, gardening, dancing, art, music, sport etc (desirable)Availability to work at least three shifts per week Position Description 27 AUD Goulburn 2580

Community Mentor

  • Multiple positions available
  • Casual work
  • Goulburn location

About Us:

Disability Services Australia (DSA) is a dynamic values based organisation supporting over 2000 people with a disability. We support people to develop the skills and capabilities they need to gain independence and participate in society. We take pride in enabling opportunities for choice, inclusion and achievement for people with a disability.

About Your Role:

We are seeking Mentors to work across various sites in Goulburn.  You will play a key role empowering our customers to live independently. When supporting our customers with domestic assistance, social supports or personal care, your care is person-centric to ensure that our customers live the life they want and choose.

  • Support customers to develop and maintain independence in personal care, health and hygiene (meal times, dressing, toileting and bathing)
  • Assist with domestic duties such as cooking, cleaning and other activities of daily living 

About You:

You dare to think differently, and are passionate about making a difference to the lives of others. You pride yourself on your exceptional customer service and communication skills. Having previously worked within the Disability sector or a related field, you have knowledge and experience working with mental health. You are highly personable and have the ability to engage people in skill development activities such as social and recreational activities. Most importantly, you strongly align with our mission and values.

You will be/have

  • Comfortable with providing personal care (Essential)
  • Comfortable with supporting people with an offending background (Essential)
  • Current Driver’s Licence and your own motor vehicle (Essential)
  • First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to engage people in skill development activities (e.g. social and recreational activities, art, gardening, work related skill development etc).
  • Talent in/ or enthusiasm for: cooking, gardening, dancing, art, music, sport etc (desirable)
  • Availability to work at least three shifts per week

 

How You Can Join the Team:

If you are interested in applying, please hit the APPLY button now.

To work at DSA, the successful applicant must undergo a Police Record Check and provide a NSW Working with Children Check verification number.

DSA is an EEO employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all members of the community.

DSA appreciates the time and effort candidates have taken to submit their applications however, please note only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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