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Support Workers

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

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

  • Kirrawee Location
  • Casual roles - Variety of hours
  • Accommodation Service, 24/7

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 the people we support, our customers. Equality and respect is at the heart of everything we do.

We are on a journey to deliver better service.

We are currently seeking passionate and committed Support Workers to provide innovative, flexible, person centred support for people living with a disability in our community. Our purpose built home in Kirrawee accommodates four young men who have moderate to severe intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, epilepsy and require complex support provision.

As a support worker in this service you will assist the people we support with various tasks such as:

  • Mentoring and skill development
  • Assisting with coaching independent life skills such as cooking and cleaning
  • Providing personal care such as showering, toileting and dressing where required
  • Providing 24 hour support to these men
  • Helping these men 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:

  • Be available and flexible to work a variety of hours each week on a casual basis
  • Previous experience supporting people with a disability
  • Experience working with people who have a range of behavioural concerns
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current Provide First Aid certificate
  • Be willing to be available to work a 24/7 rotating roster which includes afternoons, awake night shifts and weekend shifts

We are an innovative organisation that is passionate about positive outcomes for the people we support and offer our people an attractive and supportive work environment

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

How to apply for this job

Applications to be lodged 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.