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Support Worker - Penrith

Australian Foundation for Disability

About Afford

We pride ourselves on our reputation of delivering service excellence. Our Vison is to provide innovative and flexible high quality support that will genuinely enhance the lives of people with disabilities, their families and carers.

About the opportunity

With our ongoing expansion we are looking for experienced community support workers / Lifestyle Assistants who want to be part of an innovative, passionate not for profit organisation, whose primary focus is to support people with disabilities to lead exceptional, joy filled lives. When you work for us you can expect to:

  • Active nights availability a must 
  • Penrith location
  • Get regular work around a variety of shift times
  • Work with people who have varying needs with a variety of disabilities
  • Follow individual service and healthcare plans
  • Use your administration skills to document client records daily
  • Communicate effectively with your clients their carers and families
  • Help your clients get the most out of their experience
  • Work as part of a dedicated and fun team

About the candidate:

We are looking for support workers who are as focused on supporting people with disabilities to lead exceptional, joy filled lives as much as we are! You will also need the following; Experience working with people with varying degrees of disability and behaviours.

Essential

  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • Working With Children Check (or willing to obtain one)
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Available for regular shifts on a 24/7 roster
  • Available to start from 6am 

Desirable

  • Experience with Mental Health
  • AIN experience highly advantageous
  • Flexible and empathetic attitude
  • 1:1 support experience 

Benefits

Afford is an employer of choice and our employees enjoy a range of benefits including;

  • Ongoing professional development and paid training
  • Flexibility and fantastic working environments
  • Discounts on a range of products and services including:
    • Gym memberships
    • Not for profit salary packaging.

Afford is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

If successful, you will need to complete a police check. Please note that if you haven't heard from us within one week, please accept that your application, at this time, has been unsuccessful.

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