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Disability Support Worker - Hobart


Employer: Li-ve Tasmania
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Hobart

Job posted on: 26 August, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

About you

You must be a passionate, motivated and enthusiastic individual, with a positive attitude, looking for an opportunity to build rewarding relationships with the individuals you’ll be supporting.

What you need

  • A friendly and supportive nature with a positive outlook on life
  • A passion for encouraging and supporting people to be the best that they can be
  • The ability to be creative and open minded as you assist people in achieving their goals
  • Resilience - we all have our good and bad days and the ability to remain calm and supportive is essential
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • A current full/provisional drivers licence
  • A current full/provisional drivers licence and Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • A current Provide First Aid certificate is desirable

If you’re successful, you’ll need a satisfactory pre-employment health assessment, a current National Police Check and to have completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module – Quality Safety and You.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll provide person-centred support to people living with disability by putting people we support in the centre of everything we do.
  • Provide individualised support for people based on their needs that enhances their independence, abilities, community participation and/or quality of life.
  • Work in shifts that vary in length with a range of morning, afternoon and weekend shifts including sleepovers. Shifts may also vary from one-to-one support in the community, supporting people in their own homes and working in a residential setting.
  • Provide a wide range of personal care services including meals, dressing, personal hygiene, and domestic cleaning.

About us

Li-Ve Tasmania is a leader in disability services, offering flexible and individualised supports to suit the needs of people and their families across Tasmania. We have been providing genuine person-centred support to Tasmanians living with disability for over 65 years.

Li-Ve Tasmania is an Employer of Choice and offers flexible hours, above award wages, and attractive salary packaging options.

For more information, check out our video, Patrick's Story.

How to apply for this job

To express an interest in disability support work with Li-Ve Tasmania apply here.