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Support Worker - Nowra

Employer: Lifestyle Solutions
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 11 November, 2019.
Applications close: 24 November, 2019.

  • Accommodation Service
  • Nowra location
  • Casual role
  • Variety of hours

We’re people who care.

Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with disability, young people and children in Out Of Home Care, their families and communities across the nation.

We believe everyone is equal - our staff and our customers. Equality and respect is at the heart of everything we do.

We are on a journey to deliver better service.

We want people on our team who want to make a difference to the lives of others. People who know that it’s the small things that make the biggest difference. People who do what they say they’ll do and want to part of creating an organisation where we all own our part in making Lifestyle Solutions a great place to work.

We are seeking a motivated and passionate individual to join our team as a Support Worker. This is a casual position and is based in our supported accommodation service in Nowra. We are seeking someone who is available for a range of shifts and can be called in at short notice where required.

The role:

  • Mentoring and skill development
  • Assisting with coaching independent life skills such as cooking, cleaning, budgeting and shopping
  • Providing personal care such as showering, toileting and dressing where required
  • Providing 24 hour support to our customers
  • Helping our customers to engage with their local communities and culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities
  • Administering and managing medication

What You Need to be Successful in this role?

  • Previous experience supporting a person with a disability
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Understanding of Active Support
  • Be willing to undergo a National Police Check
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate (or be willing to obtain)
  • Be willing and available to work a variety of shifts in 7 day a week service. The rostered shifts include afternoons, active sleepovers and weekend shifts

We are an innovative organisation that is passionate about positive outcomes for our customers and offer our team members an attractive and supportive work environment.

For more information about these roles, please contact Alan Field, Recruitment Advisor, on 02 4014 7869 during business hours.

How to apply for this job

All applications to be made online; Apply here!

Applications close: Sunday 24 November 2019 at 23:30

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and other diversity groups.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing.