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Support Workers

Location:
Lower Chittering
Company:
Avivo

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We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds

  • Flexible hours
  • Part Time position
  • Salary Packaging available

Avivo is a leading community services organisation in Western Australia. We work closely with people and families who need individualised support services due to disability, ageing or mental ill-health.

We are committed to people living as valued citizens, making their own decisions, developing their abilities and growing in their relationships. We believe in an organisational culture where all employees can develop and do their best work.

If you have an enthusiastic and positive outlook, are reliable and intuitive, like a challenge and care about people living at home in their community then we would love you to be part of our Wheatbelt team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Domestic and household assistance
  • Personal care including dressing, showering and personal hygeine
  • Social support including assistance with community access and attending appointments
  • Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual and their family
  • Problem solving issues with the person and/or their family, and the team
  • Regular communication with local team and participation in team meetings

What we require:

  • Previous support work experience in Disability & Aged Care is desirable
  • Demonstrated reliability, flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening
  • Ability to problem solve, think creatively and find innovative solutions
  • Competency with use of a Smart Phone and Apps
  • A current First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain one (the successful candidate can obtain through Avivo)
  • Availability to attend mandatory and paid training during the week
  • A valid driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle
  • Flexible availability to work a range of shifts throughout the week including weekends supports

Candidates must be living in Chittering, Gingin, Bindoon and Muchea areas.

In return, you will receive awesome conditions:

  • An hourly rate between $21.58 - $28.69 plus super
  • Option to Salary Package up to$18,550 to reduce taxable income
  • A Mobile Phone to use for work
  • Pay for kilometres and time travelled between supports
  • Extra 2 days of leave per year and 17.5% leave loading for Annual Leave
  • Comprehensive training opportunities and supportive team

To apply, you must attach an updated resume and a cover letter as one document.

You may be asked to complete a short 5 minute video answering a few questions.

If you are shortlisted for an Interview or to attend a Recruitment Workshop (group interview) you will be notified via email.

Making an appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.

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