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Support Workers - Kellerberrin

Activ
  • Location: Kellerberrin (Regional Perth) 2.5 hrs drive North of Perth
  • Casual roles available
  • Local's are encouraged to apply

About Activ

Activ is the largest registered NDIS provider to people living with intellectual disability in Western Australia. Established in 1951, we have a proud history of supporting people living with intellectual disability to reach their goals, achieve their dreams and break through barriers. Today we support people living with intellectual disability and their families offering a range of person-centred services and supports including accommodation, community, education and employment. We are committed to supporting our customers towards greater independence. We are looking for diverse and talented people with passion to join us today and support our customers on their independence journey.   

About the Job

The Accommodation and Community Services team supports people living with disability through accommodation, one to one support and community engagement. We offer individualised and person-centred supports by working alongside our customers to support them to reach their full potential and make a difference to the lives of people living with disabilities.

You will be working with customers who enjoy being part of the Men’s Shed, dining out, attending sporting events and getting out into the local community.  You will be required to support our customs with a variety of independent living skills including their personal care, meal preparation and going to medical appointments.

Key duties include:

  • Delivering a wide range of domestic supports within a customer’s residence;
  • Supporting person-centred plans that identify a customer’s life goals;
  • Supporting customers to engage in community-based activities including visits to the Men’s Shed,  voluntary work dinner out and swimming;
  • Ensuring positive behaviour support plans are followed; and
  • Administration duties and mandatory daily reports.

What you’ll need?

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships;
  • Ability to follow person-centred plans and assist people to achieve their goals and outcomes;
  • Experience in supporting customers with behavioural support plans;
  • Experience in supporting customers with autism;
  • Previous experience with manual handling and medication administration desirable;
  • Willingness to assist with personal care and domestic duties;
  • Proven administration and computer literacy skills;
  • A Working with Children check or the ability to obtain one;
  • Valid WA drivers licence and a willingness to use your private vehicle (aligned with Activ’s motor vehicle allowance rebate).

Apply: 

We take a “person-centred” approach to recruitment by encouraging our customers to be involved in the hiring process. To apply, please select the 'apply now' button below to submit your resume and covering letter. We look forward to receiving your application.

To deliver the best service for our customers we strive toward a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we support. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Activ may remove advertising and/or commence the recruitment process prior to the application close date.

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