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  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work, Disability Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 01 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 01 Jan 2020
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Support Worker

Achieve Australia
Achieve Australia
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work, Disability Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 01 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 01 Jan 2020
  • Generous employee benefits
  • Rewarding role in a values driven organisation
  • Varied PT/Casual roles available across multiple locations

Company Overview:

We are Achieve Australia. Our mission is to achieve social inclusion for people with disability. Every day we work hard to deliver on the right of Australians with disability to achieve meaningful and valued lives.

We have been doing this for 65 years and are still innovating in disability accommodation and support today. Recent growth has now created the opportunity for Support Workers to join our ranks.

Job Purpose:

As a Support Worker you will use your enthusiasm and experience to support independence for people with disability in all aspects of life. This includes - but is not limited to - personal care, domestic and daily living support, budgeting, shopping, cooking and community participation.

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum Cert III Individual Support or Disability with 2 years' experience working within the disability sector
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Understanding and commitment to the Disability Standards and WHS
  • Understanding of human rights and the challenges facing those with a disability
  • Experience in working with and supporting individuals who have challenging behaviours and/or complex needs
  • Sound interpersonal, role modelling and customer service skills
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt to changing environments
  • Current Working with Children Check and NSW Driver's Licence (Green P2 or Full)

Available Roles:

We currently have both part time and casual vacancies for roles across the following sites (with varied medical and behavioural needs):

  • Llandilo
  • Ryde
  • Norton Road
  • North Ryde
  • Summer Hill Houses/Respite

Interviews will be held mid-December with the successful candidates to commence in early January. If this timeframe does not suit feel free to join our Talent Community. We are always on the lookout for talent!

In your application please submit your location preference along with your availability, preference for working hours and your preference for working with complex medical/behavioural needs clients.

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