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April

Support Worker

My Supports - Terrigal, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

My Supports is a young dynamic and innovative disability service provider with teams all across Australia. We are a rapidly growing and evolving, peer-led organisation, committed to making a difference in the lives of individuals, with physical, developmental or cognitive disabilities.

With over 20% of our employees having a disability and over 40% having significant lived experience, we have a vision to deliver quality, individualised support through our Neighbourhood Teams, bringing local knowledge and connections. We carefully match support workers to help clients be included in and contribute to their community. We wish to give back to the communities we work in by empowering our employees from all walks of life.

We have a shared culture of respect and professionalism, continuous improvement through open and honest communication, and a passion to make a difference in the lives and communities of those we support.

The Role

Working in Neighbourhood Teams in your very own community, under the direction of a Neighbourhood Team Leader, the Support Worker assists and supports our clients, in line with their NDIS plan, to achieve their goals through a person-centred approach of ‘choice and control’. We are currently recruiting Support Workers for existing roles in the Terrigal, Long jetty and Wamberla area.

The preferred candidate will have flexible availability as shifts can span the full week.

Day to day duties may include (but are not limited to)

  • Assisting clients to complete and/or develop life-skills in household duties and yard/home maintenance, such as cleaning, cooking, shopping, budgeting etc;
  • Transporting clients to appointments and/or shopping for and/or with client;
  • Assisting clients in building client self-image and self-confidence;
  • Assisting clients in social and community participation;
  • Promoting independence and well-being;
  • Assisting clients with personal care and manual handling; including showering and bowel care;
  • Medical administration (if qualified);
  • Administration, e.g. daily journal reporting;
  • Working within the NDIS guidelines and escalate relevant information to Team Leaders.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, the candidate would have:

  • An enthusiastic outlook, and a very open, friendly, bubbly personality;
  • A compassionate and empathetic demeanour;
  • Strong listening and oral communication skills and patience;
  • Strong relationship-building skills;
  • The ability to maintain clear professional boundaries;
  • A National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Orientation Module Certificate of Completion (essential);
  • A Working With Children Check (essential);
  • A C class license, access to a reliable vehicle and comprehensive insurance (essential);
  • The ability to obtain a NDIS Worker Screening Check (essential);
  • Experience or a Qualification in Disability Support (essential);
  • Experience in Mental Health support (desirable)

Job Benefits

It is an exciting time to join My Supports, on a casual basis. You will be surrounded with an experienced team where collaboration is the key for our success. Being a Support Worker offers a wide task variety and is an excellent opportunity to assist people with a disability to achieve their goals.

How to Apply

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume by applying direct on the My Supports Web Page - Work for Us - New South Wales

Link: http://mysupports.com.au/nsw-application-form

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $25.00 – $28.00 per hour

Experience:

  • Mental Health: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Terrigal NSW (Preferred)

Licence:

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check (Required)
  • Driver's Licence (Required)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module (Required)

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Sanitising, disinfecting or cleaning procedures in place

Terrigal, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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