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Australian Foundation for Disability
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesCare and Support Work, Disability Services, Social Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 18 Oct 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 30 Nov 2019 (expired)
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High Behaviors Support Worker - Western Sydney

Australian Foundation for Disability
Australian Foundation for Disability
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesCare and Support Work, Disability Services, Social Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 18 Oct 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 30 Nov 2019 (expired)

About the company

Afford is a recognised Employer of Choice within disability, with our extensive footprint covering lifestyle centres / accommodation / respite; ADEs; employment services; supported employment and training to our client audience across New South Wales.

We pride ourselves on our reputation of delivering service excellence, person centred care focused on individual outcomes and the fact that we are highly respected in the disability community.

About the opportunity

We have a Group Home in Western Sydney/ Windsor area. We have a number of opportunities for experienced, compassionate and skilled Lifestyle Assistants to cover a 24 / 7 roster, with multiple shifts available who have experience with high behaviours.

Some of the duties and responsibilities in the role will include, but not be limited to:

  • Personal care assistance
  • Transportation to and from numerous community access programs
  • Medication administration
  • Professional handling of challenging behaviours
  • All other support related duties as needed
  • Experience with behaviours highly advantageous
  • Numerous in house activities such as cooking, arts / crafts, dancing, music to name but a few

About the candidate

As this is a client facing position, it is very important that the successful candidate not only displays the qualities needed for an experienced Lifestyle Assistant, but that they have proven skills and experience in the following:

  • Genuine interest in working with people with a disability
  • Strong administrative skills
  • To be able to follow and implement individual service plans, healthcare and positive behaviour support plans
  • Experience in working with clients who have complex and challenging support needs is essential
  • Ability to work as part of a team and effective communication skills;
  • Previous experience completing daily notes, incident reports, case notes and other administration
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Valid Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • Current NSW Drivers License; and
  • A can do attitude!

Why be part of AFFORD?

  • Excellent working conditions
  • Competitive and above award pay rates and salary packaging options
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Intellectual challenges
  • Monthly rewards and recognition for excellent customer service

Afford is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

In order for you to be considered for this role this position requires you must have a clear police check and a pre-placement medical assessment.

How to apply

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