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Male Support Worker - Dapto | Wollongong, Nsw

Qualified Carers Services Pty Ltd - Dapto, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Positions available in a Group Home
  • Casual Position
  • $26.00 - $35.00 hourly

Please Note: No Sponsorship is offered for this position

Male Support Worker - Dapto | WOLLONGONG, NSW

Are you a care and support professional looking for contract work in a group home?

Join a highly experienced accommodation provider dedicated to ensuring a team of committed Mental Health Support Workers provide the highest quality of care to clients residing in a Supported Independent Living Homes.

A locally owned organisation who specialize in and aspire to improve the quality of life of people living with all levels of disability by allowing them to strive towards their dreams and goals of independent living while providing quality homes and trained staff for people to choose.

They are progressively expanding their services and as such, they are looking for passionate and dedicated Support Workers to join the team as contractors and assist with the goal of lifting the standards of care provided in the community.

Several Contractor positions are available at one of the houses in Dapto, NSW. There are established teams of staff presently supporting these homes and the backing of a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians.
 
Responsibilities and Duties

The role will encompass responsibilities related to:

  • Supporting clients to regulate their emotions
  • Supporting clients with personal care and mealtime support
  • Providing active support for clients assisting them to develop their general living skills
  • Providing support to access the community and recreation programs
  • Where required supporting clients with personal care and mealtime support
  • Providing general supervision and general administration tasks


About you

  • Ideally, you will be passionate about helping people and making a positive impact in the community.
  • You will need strong communication skills and experience in applying effective ways of teaching people to increase their social living skills.


Qualifications and Skills

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Disability Support or relevant industry qualification
  • Minimum of 1-year experience working with people with High/ challenging behaviours
  • Experience working with clients with mental illness/intellectual disability will be highly regarded
  • A current National Police Clearance Certificate
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • Eligible working rights in Australia
  • Current driver's license and a fully insured and reliable motor vehicle
  • Contemporary office skills including operating Microsoft Office environment

If you are passionate about changing people's lives for the better and would like to work with an impressive organisation committed to lifting the standards of care provided in the community, then we would like to hear from you. Apply now to forward a copy of your CV for consideration.

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Please click Apply and enter your details. If you already have an account with Qualified Carers please go directly to our site to apply.