disability support worker | kellyville | dural in Rydalmere

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contact
maeve cawley, randstad
job type
permanent

job details

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location
rydalmere, new south wales
specialism
healthcare & medical
job type
permanent
working hours
Part-Time
experience
1 year
reference number
90M0396529_1571139213
contact
maeve cawley, randstad
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job description

We have partnered with an NDIS service provider of choice for people with a disability living in a variety of locations including: Dural, Kellyville, Guildford, Rydelmere, and Denistone East. Please note that for the Dural location you MUST have high behaviour experience to apply.

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 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 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,
  • Ideally demonstrated experience supporting people with moderate to high complex support needs, including challenging behavioural management support,
  • 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.

skills

Support Worker | Disability support worker | Dural | Rydelmere | Denistone East | Kellyville | Guildford

qualification

Certificate III in Individual Support or Disability
Current First Aid and CPR certificate
Working with children check & Police Check
P2 or C Class NSW Drivers license

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification