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Disability Support Worker


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

Job posted on: 10 September, 2019.
Applications close: 11 October, 2019.

  • Direct Support Professional - Accomodation & Shared Living

Who we are:

Unisson Disability is a dynamic, values driven organisation that has been supporting people with a disability since 1924. We are passionate and committed to supporting people through person centred approach and to creating possibilities for the people we support to live, grow & develop their own best life.

What's the role about?

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative people who have a passion for supporting people (adults and young 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.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has a passion for supporting people to live a good life at home, work and in their communities
  • Is empathetic and a good listener
  • Excellent communicator
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Can work effectively under pressure and juggle competing priorities
  • Has high levels of energy, enthusiasm and common sense
  • Positively engage in self-reflection, be creative and proactive in identifying and responding to change
  • The ability to see the potential in people, show initiative, enjoys working independently and in a team environment

Must be available to work different rostered shifts, weekends, evening shifts and split shifts.

All our staff are required to hold a NSW driver's license (P2/full), and First Aid Certificate (or be willing to apply for one) a current Working with Children's Check (if required). As we work with vulnerable people, the successful candidate will also be required to undergo a Police Check.

Our culture:

At Unisson Disability we understand that our people are our greatest asset. We are committed to offer a friendly place to work and a genuine, supportive team environment to grow, with a wide range of training and experienced leaders to guide you. We want to provide a 'life changing' experience not only for the people we support but for all the people that work with us.

What can we offer?

  • Not-for-profit tax benefits, allowing your tax-free threshold to increase by $18,500
  • Expansive training and development in a vibrant, collaborative team
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%
  • Access to professional counselling service for employees and their immediate family
  • Collaborative, Flexible and Positive corporate culture
How to apply for this job

If this sounds like the right place and position for you, send your cover letter and resume by applying through our website.

Please feel free to contact Jessica on 0481 914 651 to learn more about the role.