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April

Senior Disability Support Worker

Melbourne City Mission - Melbourne, VIC

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Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary

  • Ongoing part-time position available
  • Must be available to work a mix of day/nights, active/sleepovers, shorter shifts and early mornings
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available
About the program

We have a permanent part-time position available for our Adults’ Supported Independent Living Houses and Children’s Short-Term Accommodation service. We provide support to people with a variety of needs including intellectual disability, autism, dual disabilities, behaviours of concern and physical disabilities. We are dedicated to providing positive outcomes for people with disabilities empowering them to achieve their goals to make a difference to their lives.

About you
  • Previous experience supporting people with disabilities
  • You have an understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and its relevance to the clients
  • Skilled at empowering and teaching others (rather than ‘doing’ for them)
  • Have the emotional intelligence to deal sensitively with others, and able to de-escalate heightened emotions or situations
  • Trustworthy, ethically minded, and acts in the best interests of the people you support
  • Must be available to work a mix of day/nights, active/sleepovers, shorter shifts and early mornings.
  • First aid qualified
What you can expect from us and the role
  • No day is the same – you’ll have variety in your role, supporting clients in their day-to-day activities and helping them achieve their goals.
  • Benefit from rewarding & fulfilling work, through helping people lead positive lives
  • Be part of a supportive team, working alongside your colleagues
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available
  • Free Employee Assistance Program service available