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Reference Number 10470
Position Title Disability Support Worker - (Richmond SIL project)
Employment Type Casual
State Victoria
Region Housing and Support Program
Program Supported Independent Living
Location Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs
Hours 15
Position Summary

A fantastic opportunity exists for skilled and professional Support Workers to join annecto's supported independent living project in Richmond.   


About the opportunity

Exciting new Housing and Support projects

Prime location, next to the Victoria Gardens shopping centre

Close to public transport

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 


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 Richmond. 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;

Availability to undertake active/non-active sleepovers;

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.


Open to Australian Citizens and permanent residents only.


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.


Contact Person Sanela Osmic
Contact Number (03) 9687 7066
Closing Date 17/01/2021
Position Description
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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.