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Support Workers


Employer: Wesley Mission
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Disability Services, Care & Support Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 17 May, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Wesley Disability Services
  • Casual positions available at our Life Skills/Day program and Supported Accommodation services
  • Based at Canterbury (Accommodation) and Lewisham (Life Skills/Day program)
  • Immediate start with flexible working arrangements

About us

Wesley Mission has been ministering to a community with lifestyle needs for over 200 years. Our community includes the vulnerable and marginalised, lonely, hurt and fragile, homeless, mentally ill, aged, disabled and unemployed.

We believe it takes love, faith, and commitment to engage actively in the lives of those around us. Our services are as diverse as the needs we face, so we shape our programs, activities and services to support those in need – whoever they are.

About the program

Home Care and Disability Services assists frail aged people and those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching care in the community. We offer quality care, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social, physical and spiritual needs.

About the role

Support workers provide empathetic and individualised support to clients appropriate to their needs, goals and aspirations. You will be charged with empowering them to take direction of their lives whilst monitoring any changes to their support needs.

Essential criteria

  • Certificate III in Individual Support /Aged Care or Disability Care (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience working with aged-people and/or people with disability
  • Experience in monitoring clients and reporting changes in their needs to the Service Manager
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently in the community
  • Understanding of WH&S issues and risk management for home-based support and during transport of clients
  • Current NSW driver’s licence (minimum Green P’s)

Remuneration

Position is subject to award conditions under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Grade 2, level 2. Training and support provided.

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

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