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Disability Support Workers


Employer: Hearth Support Services
Work Type/s: Casual, Part Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 26 July, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

About Hearth

Are you looking for a job which provides flexibility and the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of people with disabilities?

The disability sector is Australia’s fastest growing sector with Support Worker job vacancies at an all time high.

The NDIS is one of the most significant social reforms in Australia and allows health providers, like Hearth, to provide high quality support.

Hearth is a disability service provider in Victoria which pledges to deliver quality care and a rewarding part time job or career in caring. We are seeking expressions of interest from motivated individuals who want to make a positive impact on the lives of people with disability. We provide quality disability support services so that individuals, families, and their support workers can focus on creating meaningful relationships and lives with certainty, opportunities and possibilities.

You will providing one-to-one support for participants within their home and out in the community. You will have the opportunity to support participants when going out in the community based on participants needs and interests such as going to the movies, to the park, or supporting participants if they need to be driven to various appointments.

We are looking for reliable, committed and empathetic individuals to provide quality care as a Support Worker. You do not need experience as a support worker, just the right attitude and a willingness to learn.

Skills and personal attributes

  • Commitment to providing responsive and considerate care
  • Prioritise punctuality and reliability
  • Prioritise individual, family and guardian needs
  • Flexible and adaptive communication skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive above-award pay: base rate of $30 plus superannuation and penalties
  • Flexible working arrangements (casual, part-time, or full-time)
  • Provide support, mentoring, career guidance, coaching
  • Career progression opportunities into leadership roles
  • A relationship manager, who is a central point of contact and coordination
  • Accredited NDIS training, HOIST training, as well as specialised medical training (if applicable)
  • Covered upfront costs and training: First Aid, WWCC
  • Flexible matching process (based on geography, passions and interests)

Requirements:

  • Availability for various shifts throughout the week in the Inner/Outer Eastern and Bayside suburbs of Melbourne
  • Availability of 8-15 hours and in peak times (2pm - 8pm) will be highly regarded
  • Available for immediate start
  • Drivers License and access to own car
  • 2 contactable referees
  • Willing to undergo a national police check

What you will gain:

  • Valuable skills that are transferable across all professions
  • Meaningful connections with the Hearth Office Team, your Relationship Manager, Participants and their families
How to apply for this job

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