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Support Workers - Disability Services - Port Hedland


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

Job posted on: 14 August, 2019.
Applications close: 11 September, 2019.

  • Port Hedland Area
  • Casual positions
  • Market leader in Community Services

Lifestyle Solutions is currently accepting applications from passionate and enthusiastic people just like you, to join our team as Support Workers in our Disability Residential Services and Community Based support services in Port Hedland and surrounding areas on a casual basis.

We are seeking enthusiastic, flexible, and resilient Support workers. You will be experienced in providing person centered support for people living with a disability in our community and will actively support our people to develop key lifestyle skills such as cooking & cleaning, and help them to engage with their local community and day services. You will be responsible for the provision of personal care and hygiene, as well as ensuring that all the day to day care needs of the people we support are met.

You will need to be flexible to work a 7 day roster with a combination of shifts, some on short notice including mornings, afternoons, night shift, active sleep overs, weekends and public holidays.

You must have a current Drivers Licence and own vehicle (Please note: It is not mandatory to use your own vehicle during support however you may need to if required. Staff are reimbursed for the kilometres that they use.)

The role

  • Ensuring the environment remains at a high-quality standard (safe and hygienic) and resources are maintained
  • Creating strategies to support and develop life skills - Personal care, health and hygiene
  • Confidence and professionalism in your ability to provide personal care
  • Ensure day to day care needs are met for the people we support
  • Follow clear routines, structure and positive support practices and strategies
  • Transport and Community Access - encouraging hobbies, social interests and outings
  • Cooking and Cleaning of the house and environment (all domestic duties)
  • Incident management - follow policy and procedure managing incidents and writing reports

To be a successful candidate you will clearly demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated experience working with people with disability
  • Experience with challenging behaviours and autism support
  • Confidence in your ability to provide personal care
  • Ability to be flexible and work as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Current Working with Children card
  • Current Drivers Licence and own vehicle
  • Current First Aid certificate (or willing to obtain)
  • Willing to complete a National Police Clearance (organised by our organisation)

Available to work a combination of shifts, some on short notice including mornings, afternoons, night shift, active sleep overs, weekends and public holidays.

Additionally, formal qualifications in Disability, Welfare or Community Services would be highly regarded.

Lifestyle Solutions reserves the right to close this role to new applications prior to the advised closing date, should suitable candidates be identified for this opportunity

Important points to remember:

Any offer of employment and subsequent continuing employment is dependent upon the applicant’s capability, application, interview and selection process and completion of relevant pre-employment probity checks. All applicants are required to undergo employment screening through probity checks, prior to commencing.

Lifestyle Solutions is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

Lifestyle Solutions encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

How to apply for this job

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Applications close: Wednesday, 11th September 2019