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Disability Support Worker - Hornsby and Turramurra


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

Job posted on: 17 May, 2019.
Applications close: 17 June, 2019.

What does the role look like?

Whether you're new to the industry or have been around for a while, we are looking for enthusiastic and innovative people who have a passion for supporting people in their home in a shared living arrangement. We also seek people who understand the importance of supporting and encouraging a continuous connection with family, friends, work and community. At Unisson Disability, the opportunities for human connection are extraordinary. Expect to build strong friendships with the people you work alongside and support.

A day in life of our support workers may include;

  • Supporting with daily living skills such as cooking and shopping;
  • Transporting clients in vehicles or supporting them on public transport;
  • Promoting positive interactions and community inclusion;
  • Supporting with personal care including eating, toileting and bathing;
  • Providing support and assistance to achieve individual personal goals.

Our ideal candidate has;

  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure and juggle competing priorities
  • The ability to positively engage in self-reflection, be creative and proactive in identifying and responding to change
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Availability to work different rostered shifts, weekends, evening shifts and split shifts including sleepovers and active nights.
  • Hold a current NSW P2 or Full Licence
  • A current First Aid Certificate

As we work with vulnerable people, the successful candidate will also be required to undergo a Police Check conducted by Unisson Disability.

What can we offer?

  • Salary packing options
  • Emphasis on Training and Development
  • Access to professional counselling service for employees and their immediate families
  • Career progression
  • Collaborative and positive working culture
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