Disability Support Worker

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People Who Care
Australia

Company Profile

Disability Support Worker

Job ID: 11484
Job Views: 12
Location: Mandurah
Post Code: 6210
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Casual
Posted: 16/05/2024

Description:

What's on Offer?
  • Opportunity available in the Mandurah & Rockingham
  • Above award pay rate - Casual rate ($36.88 per hour)
  • Friendly and supportive team with a positive culture
  • Well established Not for Profit with over 40 years experience.
  • Access to tax saving salary packaging options

People Who Care provide person-centred assistance and support to people living with a disability, helping them to achieve their goals and remain as independent as possible. This role will also provide services for our Veterans Program.

Job Requirements:

To succeed in this role:

  1. You will need to be caring, patient, responsible and experienced in working with individuals with specific needs. Our clients may be experiencing psychosocial, physical and intellectual challenges.
  2. You may be asked to support our clients with mobility, personal care, preparation of meals, domestic tasks, accessing their community and other aspects of their daily life.
  3. Being flexible and proactive in your approach will help you to contribute positively to their wellbeing.

Responsibilities:

  • Support individuals with a range of activities, such as assisting to maintain their homes (domestic assistance), accessing the community and attending appointments (social support).
  • Support individuals to achieve and meet their goals as specified in their NDIS plan (or Veterans HCP Plan).
  • Provide regular case notes and communicate with the Service Coordinator about the health, well-being and progress of the individual.
  • Work collaboratively with the individual and the disability services team, and provide support that best meet the individual’s needs.

What you will need:

  • Empathy and understanding of people with disabilities and their family members/carers.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with individuals from a range of social, financial and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability and willingness to undertake a wide range of tasks.
  • Ability to cope with changes in work demands, to think outside the box and problem solve.
  • First Aid Certificate (or willing to obtain).
  • Willingness to learn and competency in using technology (internet, email and smartphone).
  • Current Western Australian drivers licence.
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • Current National Police Clearance (not older than 6 months).

Desirable:

  • Experience assisting people living with high care needs.
  • Certificate III or higher in Disability, Aged Care or Community Services.

How to Apply:

How to apply: 

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Recruitment action will likely commence as suitable candidates apply.

People Who Care is an equal opportunity employer and are committed to achieving a diverse workforce from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

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