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Reference Number 10443
Position Title Disability Support Worker - BALLARAT
Employment Type Casual
State Victoria
Region Merrimu Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Location VIC
Hours 1
Position Summary

Disability Support Workers - BALLARAT

annecto is a not for profit social purpose organisation, that is all about what's important to people. We are growing our team of Disability Support Workers in Ballarat region to work in the Community and provide in home support. 

We value diversity and we need people who display great personal qualities and have great people skills.

About the Role:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced disability support workers for our Enhancing Independence program.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a high level of direct care and support to our participants. We are currently seeking dedicated and enthusiastic disability support workers who have experience working in this industry, to provide quality in-home and community support to people with disabilities.  Our Enhancing Independence Program provides 1:1 support to people with disabilities in their home and their community across 7 days per week.

We currently have lots of shifts available.

What you could be doing:

Provide direct care and support in line with participants' person centred plan such as;

  • Enhancing independence
  • Access to personal care
  • Learning new skills
  • Increasing participation in work or education
  • Connecting with their community

 What we need from you:

  • A strong desire to help people to remain at home and connected to their community
  • A professional outlook and ability to act in a compassionate, non-judgemental manner, good understanding of own personal and professional boundaries;
  • A valid police check that was completed within the last 6 months
  • Current CPR qualifications with at least 3 months before expiry and First Aid with at least 6 months before expiry
  • Current driver's license and own reliable vehicle

As we grow as an organisation, our purpose is to stay connected to what people want in their lives. We aim to stay grounded in what we do best, connecting our clients to the right people, so they get what they want out of life. We work within communities to listen to peoples stories, and focus on their strengths and potential. We see the same for our employees and as such you will be welcomed with the utmost respect and support to get you started.

Benefits:

  • Achieve that work/life balance
  • A competitive salary
  • Work with an organisation that values the individual
  • Develop your career with a growing organisation
  • Ongoing supervision and training.

Please apply as soon as possible, as shortlisting will commence immediately.

You should be eligible to work in Australia.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

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: Do you have a Current First Aid Certificate with at least 6 months left on it and if not are you willing to obtain one?
Essential: Do you have a Current CPR Certificate with at least 3 months left on it and if not are you willing to obtain one?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid Australian Drivers License?
Essential: Are you willing to provide personal care (showering) to the people we support? Do you have experience providing personal care to people with a disability and/or older people?
Desirable: Do you have a Certificate III or above in Individual Support, Aged Care, HACC, Disability or a similar qualification?
Desirable: What languages do you speak/understand well?
Desirable: Please list your hobbies and interests.
Contact Person Helen Carr
Contact Number (03) 5366 3002
Closing Date 08/11/2020
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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.