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Senior Support Worker - Avenue Frenchs Forest


Employer: Fighting Chance - Avenue
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 27 March, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Avenue is a Co-Working Space which enables people of all abilities to work, socialise and learn.

Each Co-Working Space offers people disability the opportunity to:

  • Work: Avenue harnesses micro-business and the Gig Economy to enable participants to utilise their skills and contribute to the economy.
  • Develop Skills: Avenue Co-Working Spaces offer participants a range of learning and skill development opportunities, across a range of content areas including work skills, social skills, and personal development.
  • Social Engagement: Avenue Co-Working Spaces offer participants the opportunity not just to work and learn, but to engage more broadly in social aspects of community life and develop friendships. 

The Senior Support Worker (SSW) is a critical role, working on the Avenue Floor, co-leading a small group of participants under a Team Coordinator, to work on and develop their business team. The Senior Support Worker is responsible for facilitating the operations of their business team (as directed by the Team Coordinator), to ensure that progress is being made and everyone has meaningful work tasks to do. The Senior Support Worker is also responsible for ensuring that every member of their team is working in a meaningful way and is developing their skills and confidence.  

Senior Support Workers build professional and personal relationships with participants based on mutual respect, enabling and empowering individuals to reach their goals. The SSW (under their TC) provides leadership and stability for a casual workforce, taking initiative and solving problems to ensure the best supports are provided to people with disability.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Direct Support
  • Leadership
  • Administration and Reporting
  • Values and Behaviour
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing
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