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Residential Care Workers


Employer: Inala
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 16 September, 2019.
Applications close: 04 October, 2019.

About Inala:

Formed in 1958 and inspired by the work of Rudolf Steiner, Inala is committed to providing the highest quality support to individuals living with disability to create opportunities to connect and grow.

We strive to achieve this through the highest quality, human centered services, recognising the abilities and supporting the aspirations and development of each individual.

Our approach is based on the belief that each person has the ability and the right to impart meaning and direction to their own life. We support this through relationships of openness, respect and collaboration to create opportunities responsive to the changing needs of the body, soul and spirit.

Inala provides a variety of individualised and flexible Day, Community and Accommodation supports throughout Sydney’s North West and Hills Districts and the Eastern Suburbs.

We recognise the abilities and support the aspirations and development of each person and we have a reputation for the excellence, warmth and individual care given to our clients and their families. We take pride in providing for each person’s all-round personal growth, skills development, self-esteem, independence and community involvement.

We celebrate each individual and his or her unique contribution.

Read more about the ethos of Inala here.

About the role:

When you work at Inala, you become part of a community that is conscious of its members and where each individual makes their unique contribution.

Due to changes in NDIS funding, several new Residential Care Worker positions are available in Inala’s Accommodation Services supporting adults with an intellectual disability.

  • Location: Positions will be based in our group homes, located in Cherrybrook, Carlingford, Castle Hill or West Pennant Hills
  • Hours: Full Time positions including split shifts and some weekend work. The various hours of each position will be discussed during interviews
  • Remuneration: Inala Enterprise Agreement 2014, Level 3. Penalty rates / shift allowance apply where relevant

Selection criteria

Essential:

  • A great sense of humour, ability to work as part of a team and the ability to meet the demands of the position
  • Experience in manual handling / hoisting
  • Enthusiasm to provide a stimulating home for people with disabilities
  • Good written, oral communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to liaise and communicate with families effectively
  • Computer skills
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Disability Certificate III or IV (or willingness to undertake)
  • An understanding of the Disability Services Act, EEO and WHS
  • Experience supporting individuals with challenging behaviour
  • Experience in a similar role in the disability sector
  • MUST have full working rights to work in Australia

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Anthroposophy
How to apply for this job

Please forward your expression of interest in a position in Inala’s Accommodation Services to: Belinda Dorresteyn, Accommodation Services Roster Coordinator at bdorresteyn@inala.org.au, using the subject line: Residential Care Worker application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close on Friday, 4th October 2019.

Inala is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All appointments will be subject to Inala’s criminal record screening process.