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Disability Support Workers


Employer: Hearth Personal Care Services
Work Type/s: Casual, Part Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 22 January, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

About HEARTH

Do you want a job in the fastest growing sector and be a part of the NDIS - one of the most significant social reforms in Australian history?

Are you looking for a job which provides flexibility and the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of people with disability?

Hearth is a new personal care service provider in Victoria with a pledge to deliver quality care as well as rewarding part time jobs or careers in caring. We are seeking expressions of interest from motivated individuals who want to make a positive impact on the lives of people with disability. Hearth will also help you build multiple skill sets which are transferable across professions and workplaces.

Our quality disability support services enable individuals, families, and their support workers, to focus on creating meaningful relationships and lives with certainty, opportunities and possibilities.

We are looking for reliable, committed and empathetic individuals to provide quality care as a Support Worker. You do not need experience as a support worker, just the right attitude and be willing to learn.

Successful employees will be required to have an up-to-date Working with Children Check, Police Check, Disability Exclusion Scheme Check, and a First Aid Certificate prior to commencement, funded by Hearth.

Please indicate in your cover letter if you already hold any of these documents, and what suburb you live in. All applicants must have a relevant visa or working rights in Australia.

Please ensure you attach both a cover letter and resume to be considered for a position. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Due to the large number of applications, it may take up to two weeks to contact shortlisted applicants.

Skills and personal attributes

  • Commitment to providing responsive and considerate care
  • Prioritise punctuality and reliability
  • Prioritise individual, family and guardian needs
  • Flexible and adaptive communication skills

Requirements

  • Available for various shifts throughout the week for clients located in Bayside and Inner/Outer Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne
  • Available for immediate start
  • Drivers' License and own car
  • Two contactable referees
  • Willing to undergo a national police check

Job benefits and perks

We offer:

  • Above award pay (SCHADS award)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Cover upfront costs and training
  • Support, mentoring, career guidance and coaching
  • Opportunities to progress to leadership roles
  • A Relationship Manager to act as a central point of contact and coordination
How to apply for this job

If you would like to express interest in a Support Worker position at Hearth, or if you have any questions regarding a career as a Support Worker, email work@hearthaustralia.com.au using the subject line: Disability Support Worker application via EthicalJobs, with a copy of your resume and a cover letter.

Please ensure you send both documents to be considered for a position. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Successful employees will be required to have an up-to-date Working with Children Check, Police Check, Disability Exclusion Scheme Check, and a First Aid Certificate prior to commencement, funded by Hearth.

Please indicate in your cover letter if you already hold any of these documents. All applicants must have a relevant visa or working rights in Australia.