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Key Support Worker / Support Workers


Employer: Community Living Project Inc.
Work Type/s: Casual, Part Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Care & Support Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 13 September, 2019.
Applications close: 27 September, 2019.

  • Part time/Casual Employment up to approximately 20-25 hours a week – various positions

Want to make a difference in a person’s life in a positive way and get a sense of meaning from your work?Looking for flexible work over a 7-day roster? If so, contact us today!

Community Living Project (CLP) is seeking enthusiastic and flexible people to facilitate a good life for a woman living in her own home in the eastern suburbs. Working alongside her family, day to day tasks will be guided by the woman’s vision, goals and dreams. The focus is on enabling her to live a purposeful life in the community and build her competencies and valued roles.

You will get to know and embrace the woman’s gifts, interests and skills and through this, help to facilitate her relationships in the local community. She loves her home, art and crafts, and has her own small business selling flower arrangements to local businesses. We are seeking a mature person to head up the support team in the role of Key Worker, as well as a range of other workers across a 24 hour, 7 day per week roster that includes passive overnights and active daytime support.

The role of Key Worker includes assisting the woman to oversee her health and well being, manage and train her support team, build social opportunities and take on some general administration tasks. For other members of the team, duties include providing seizure response, assisting with household running, supporting her with personal care and to live a healthy and holistic lifestyle, as well as access her community and other commitments.

This role is right for people who are:

  • Flexible and can work at least 10-20 hours per week. The hours and roles available will be negotiated depending on your availability and skills
  • Able to provide seizure response or are willing to learn
  • Hold (or willing to obtain) a DHS Screening Clearance, training to assist with medication and First Aid Certificate, as well a driver’s license and roadworthy vehicle
  • Patient, mature and willing to assist this woman to live independently in her own home.

You will be given excellent employee training and development, and will work with a supportive and collaborative team. Previous work with an individual living with a disability is highly considered although not essential.

How to apply for this job

Please note expressions of interest must include:

  1. Role you are applying for and reason for your application.
  2. Previous experience in assisting someone in their own home.
  3. The skills you can bring to this role.
  4. The name of two referees that can be contacted.

Please email your resume and application letter addressing the above criteria to info@clp-sa.org.au using the subject line: Key Support Worker / Support Workers application via EthicalJobs, by 27th September.

Please note: only successful shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

To get to know us better, please visit www.communitylivingproject.org.au or call 8384 7866