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Reference Number 10321
Position Title Support Workers - Housing and Support Projects
Employment Type Casual
State Victoria
Region Housing and Support Program
Program Housing and Support Program
Location Melbourne - Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs , Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs, Melbourne - Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne - Northern Suburbs , Melbourne - Western Suburbs
Hours 40
Position Summary

A fantastic opportunity exists for skilled and professional Support Workers to join annecto's new independent living projects in Greensborough, St Albans, Dandenong and Richmond.   

About the opportunity
Exciting new Housing and Support projects
Multiple locations
Provide self-directed person centred and inclusive supports to individuals, in conjunction with existing formal and informal networks
Shifts available across a 24 hour/7 day per week (including sleep overs)
Casual opportunities available
Generous Salary packaging options available
New project is commencing in February 2020. Intensive induction program commencing first week February 2020.

About Us
annecto - is an independent, not for profit association with community contacts across Australia. Our clients include people with disabilities, older people, families and carers.  We connect and build relationships with other stakeholders to help people define their own goals and realise their full potential and achieve what’s important to them.

What's the Job?
We are seeking highly enthusiastic and experienced Support Workers to be a part of this exciting project. You would be responsible for delivering in home supports to assist in the independent living of six tenants with complex support needs in a new complex. The aim of the project is to achieve maximum independence and capacity building under the NDIS supported independent living framework. Supports will be provided under a 24 hour, 7 days/week roster with some active/non-active sleepover shifts as part of the model.

What do we need from you?
Experience assisting individuals with complex support needs;
Creative, strength based approach to supports;
Clear commitment to person centred planning with a focus on quality and best practice;
Proficiency in using technology broadly, or the capacity to learn new technology and programs as required;
Ability to create supportive and professional working partnerships which encourages tenant independence;
Flexible, resilient and adaptive;
Physically fit;
Minimum Certificate III in Disability, Individual Support or HACC is essential;
Current police check less than 3 months old or willingness to undertake;
Current First Aid (with minimum 12 months left until expiry) and CPR Qualifications (with minimum 6 months until expiry);
A current and valid Driver’s Licence along with a reliable, insured and registered vehicle.

What would be great to have?
Relevant tertiary qualification in Disability, Health or Community Care is desirable

Please Note: You must be available to undertake further training and development specific to the needs of the tenants for 2 weeks commencing first week February 2020.

You should be eligible to work in Australia.

annecto is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and abide by our Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you available for a mandatory 5-day training in early February 2020?
Contact Person Sanela Osmic
Contact Number
Closing Date 13/12/2019
Position Description
Support worker PD - Housing Project Dec 2018.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.