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:As our Support Worker joining the Home/ Community Solutions team, you will play a key role empowering our customers to be part of the community, and 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. This role will definitely gauge with your playful, compassionate and social side, as you shape and improve the lives of our customers.Key Responsibilities: 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 livingSupport customers to engage and participate in the communityAbout 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.Specific employment requirementsPreparedness to work on a 24/7 rotating roster, including weekends and public holidaysAbility to work 30-60 hours per fortnight.Preparedness to take on awake night shifts (11pm to 8am).Certificate III or IV in Disability or equivalent.Comfortable with providing personal care.Current Driver’s Licence (essential)Strong verbal and written communication skills.Experience/knowledge using a hoist (essential).Familiar with behaviour support plans and meal management plans.Prior experience/knowledge with peg feeding and epilepsy (highly regarded).Prior experience/knowledge supporting people with challenging behaviour is (highly regarded).Applications Close on the Friday 5 June 2020.Position Description 25 AUD Picton 2571

Support Worker

  • Multiple permanent part-time positions available - Picton Location
  • Permanent Part-time hours ranging from 30-60 hours per fortnight
  • Training available upon commencement

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:

As our Support Worker joining the Home/ Community Solutions team, you will play a key role empowering our customers to be part of the community, and 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. This role will definitely gauge with your playful, compassionate and social side, as you shape and improve the lives of our customers.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • 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
  • Support customers to engage and participate in the community

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.

Specific employment requirements

  • Preparedness to work on a 24/7 rotating roster, including weekends and public holidays
  • Ability to work 30-60 hours per fortnight.
  • Preparedness to take on awake night shifts (11pm to 8am).
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability or equivalent.
  • Comfortable with providing personal care.
  • Current Driver’s Licence (essential)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience/knowledge using a hoist (essential).
  • Familiar with behaviour support plans and meal management plans.
  • Prior experience/knowledge with peg feeding and epilepsy (highly regarded).
  • Prior experience/knowledge supporting people with challenging behaviour is (highly regarded).

Applications Close on the Friday 5 June 2020.

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 and a current First Aid certificate.

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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