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Disability Support Worker

Location:
Shannon Brook
Company:
Achieve Australia

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Company Overview

Achieve Australia is the premier provider of disability services and support coordination in the Sydney and Northern Rivers regions of NSW.

Our Passion is social inclusion for people with disability.

Our Purpose is to build extraordinary lives, supporting people with disability to be well, have a home, choose a career, learn new skills, participate in their community and enjoy a full life.

We live by our Principles of inclusiveness, stewardship, extraordinary outcomes and ethical practices.

Recent growth has now created the opportunity for Disability Support Workers to join our team - Part-time and Casual positions are available across a range of sites, including the option of shift work with 24/7 care being provided.

Job Purpose

As a Disability Support Worker you will use your enthusiasm and experience to support independence for people with disability in all aspects of life. This support may be provided in our day program, client's homes or in the community and may include – but is not limited to – providing support in areas such as personal care, domestic and daily living tasks, budgeting, shopping, cooking and community participation.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Current First Aid Certificate;
  • Understanding and commitment to the Disability Standards and WHS;
  • Understanding of human rights and the challenges facing those with a disability;
  • Sound interpersonal, role modelling and customer service skills;
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt to changing environments;
  • Current Working with Children Check; and
  • NSW Driver's Licence (Green P2 or Full).
  • Certificate III in Individual Support/Disability or willingness to undertake the certificate (preferable)

Achieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. This means we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and we expect staff to share this commitment. As a result, your application will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks; including a criminal history, medical assessment, professional reference checks, driving record etc. Applications will be assessed on merit.

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