Disability Services Australia is recruiting specifically for experienced support workers who are committed to supporting a young man to live his life to the fullest. The below add has been written by DSA on behalf of the participant who is looking to establish his care team.He is looking for people who are fun, love a good laugh and can help him connect with his community here in Hornsby. He also needs people who understand how important his plans are and how structure and stability keeps him calm and safe.He needs people who understand when he doesn’t feel safe, secure or that his routines are not being followed, that he can become distressed and act in a way that may be challenging He may become violent, may damage property or require emergency services to attend home and take him to hospital until he is feeling better. He needs people who truly understand this isn’t personal or an attack on them directly – rather, a response to him feeling overwhelmed as he settles into his new home and routine.He needs people to know they will be trained to support him and regularly undergo training while at work to continue to evolve the support he needs. He wants his team to know that all plans and protocols are in place - and will keep everyone safe.  DSA will work closely with each staff member and a team as a whole to regularly reflect on their practice, improve their skills and help him settle into his new home.What's in it for you?Supporting a young man as he transitions back into community living after residing in hospital for two yearsAn exciting opportunity to be part of a new facility and teamMultiple permanent part time and casual roles available – 64 or 72 hour fortnight contracted rostersFlexible roster pattern to enable a healthy work-life balanceLearning and development opportunities to set you up for successMost importantly a role where you see the difference you are makingAs our Support Worker based in Hornsby Availability to work at least 3 days a week on a 24/7 [6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm, 10pm -6am active night shift].Current NSW Driver’s License (P2 and above) and access to a carA good understanding of person-centered active support or willingness to embrace this model of supportBe comfortable supporting adult clients with complex disabilitiesThrive in a team-based environment where we work together to support the wellbeing of our participants About DSA:Disability Services Australia (DSA) is a fully owned subsidiary of Scope (Aust) Ltd. Scope and DSA came together in late 2021 to form one of the largest not-for-profit disability service providers in Australia. We support people with physical, intellectual, and multiple disabilities to achieve their goals, providing services to thousands of people across New South Wales and Victoria. Our mission is to enable each person to live as an empowered and equal citizen.How to Apply:  To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. To work at DSA, the successful applicant must undergo a NDIS Workers Check and a NSW Working with Children Check. It is also a requirement under DSA policy to have three COVID-19 vaccinations or a valid medical exemption. DSA is an EEO employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all members of the community. 27 AUD Hornsby 2077