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Disability Support Worker - Red Hill

Employer: Independence Australia
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 11 November, 2019.
Applications close: 27 December, 2019.

About the organisation:

Independence Australia is a social enterprise that provides choices for people living with a disability or other personal need, enabling them to regain and retain their independence within a supportive community.

About the role:

We have vacancies for In-Home Disability Support Workers in Red Hill.

The young male client requires full support coverage 24/7, across morning, afternoon and night shifts. Needing support ASAP.

We need candidates who are committed and passionate, and have the ability to create supportive and professional working partnerships.

Skills & experience:

  • Previous experience as a disability support worker in the community or in-home setting
  • Ideally, previous experience assisting clients' with the following;
    • Personal Care
    • Tracheostomy/Ventilator/Suctioning
    • Cough Assistance Device
    • Catheter Care
    • Hoist Transfers
    • Community Access
    • Wheelchair Support

Position requirements:

  • Certificate III or IV in Disability or similar.
  • First Aid/CPR certificates.
  • Pre-Employment Police Check
  • DWES Check
  • Pre-Employment Medical Assessment
  • Own car and valid driver’s licence (International driver's licence will not be accepted)
  • Smart phone and internet access
  • Willingness to undergo further training and development, specific to the clients’ care

A position description is attached.

How to apply for this job

Please email your resume and cover letter to:, using the subject line: Disability Support Worker application via EthicalJobs.

For more information please contact Shenay, Recruitment Coordinator, on (03) 9418 0481.

Supporting materials  DSW Application for Employment Forms_Aug 2019.pdf