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Advanced Disability Support Workers

  • Full-time and Part-time Opportunities


  • Hadfield
  • Reservoir
  • Thomastown

Aruma needs YOU (yes, you!)

At Aruma, we support people with disabilities to live great lives. It's the reason we exist - after all, why should anyone have to settle for anything less? And to make this a reality, we rely on the skill and commitment of our Aruma team.

About the role

As a senior member of a direct support team, the Advanced Disability Support Worker will provide support and information for people with disabilities, across their lifecycle and in all domains of life, to enable access to a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion, in the least restrictive environment.

Must haves

  • Recognised experience and knowledge in the field of disability with high level competencies in areas of complex behaviour management or high/complex medical needs
  • Knowledge of complex conditions that impact on disability and the capacity to remain up to date with related developments
  • An Advanced Diploma Disability Work or Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability) or equivalent
  • A current Employee Working with Children Check (WWCC) and NDIS Worker Screening Check clearance
  • A full Victorian driver's license
  • A current First Aid + CPR Certificate
  • Strong sense of accountability and confidentiality
  • A confirmation record of COVID-19 vaccination (doses 1, 2 and booster)

Benefits of working with Aruma!

  • Grow or kick start your career with us!
  • Full training is provided with local offices, managers and a 24/7 support line
  • Generous Paid Bonus Schemes eg. Refer a Friend
  • Competitive hourly + penalty rates, paid travel time and kilometres ($0.80) + direct reimbursement of tolls/parking costs incurred at work
  • Access to salary packaging - up to $15,900 for living expenses and additional $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses each year
  • Opportunity for accredited training through our RTO and TAFE partnerships

So, who is Aruma?

We're glad you asked! Aruma is a new name in disability services, but we're definitely not the new kids on the block. You might remember us as House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation, two great organisations, with over 100 years of combined experience, who came together in 2018. Find out more about us at aruma.com.au.

When you're part of the Aruma team, you're not just supporting people. We're all about putting the people we support first. That's a non-negotiable.

Our success depends on YOU.

If you are passionate about supporting people with disabilities to be active, inclusive participants in their communities and would like to work in a role that is both challenging and rewarding, we would love to hear from you.

To be part of the Aruma journey apply now!

We will be actively shortlisting candidates each day so please apply early to ensure you don't miss out!

Only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered. Shortlisted applications will be required to undergo pre-employment checks. We will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

Aruma is a Child Safe Organisation and an EEO Employer.

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