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Support Worker


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

Job posted on: 12 August, 2019.
Applications close: 31 August, 2019.

  • Varied shifts across our accommodation service
  • Casual positions available
  • Excellent work/life balance

Lifestyle Solutions is a nationally accredited leader and innovator in the not for profit Community Services sector and is committed to providing flexible and responsive support services for our community. We are dedicated to delivering solutions to our customers and are passionate about developing support systems which reflect their individuality, interests, and culture.

Our core values " Own It" "Respect Lives Here" "Keep Calm and be happy" and "Make it Happen" are a true representation of what we offer. We know that GREAT support workers don’t just happen by chance - they are people who flourish in teams, communicate clearly, and are calm in crisis and flexible in their responses. Support Workers are as unique and individual as the people they support.

They come from a variety of backgrounds such as university students, teachers, retail assistants, or administration wizards, but they share a common passion. Their passion is to walk alongside and support people of all ages and needs, to empower them, support their dreams and to make a positive difference.

About the role

Across Hobart we assist a diverse range of people within our Disability and Self Managed Programs.

As a Support Worker within these programs, you will be required to:

  • Help them to engage with their local communities & culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities
  • Assist with and coaching independent life skills such as cooking & cleaning
  • Provide personal care
  • Administer medication

To be considered for these upcoming opportunities, you will need the following:

  • Demonstrated experience working as a Support Worker
  • Certificate IV in Community Services, Healthy Bodies or equivalent (or working towards completion)
  • Medication administering qualifications is essential
  • Experience working with challenging behaviours
  • Current Drivers Licence and own vehicle
  • Be willing to undergo a National Police Check
  • Current “Provide First Aid” Certificate (or be willing to obtain)
  • Current Working With Children Check Vulnerable People – Tasmania (If supporting people under 18 years of age)

You will need to be flexible and available to work across 24 hours on varied shifts. In return you will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, the opportunity to make a difference in our customers lives, gain a wealth of self satisfaction and join an industry leader.

How to apply for this job

To apply, click here and send your resume.