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Support Workers - Illawarra Region

Aruma
  • Support Workers | Part-Time & Casual opportunities
  • Illawarra Shared Living Services

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 Support Worker at Aruma, you are directly responsible for the day to day support, personal care and personal development of our Customers. You will also provide a range of community living services to assist people with a disability to be actively involved in their local community, be valued, respected and engaged in meaningful opportunities and relationships.We're looking for people who have values similar to ours, BRAVE people, but there's no specific 'mould' you need to fit (after all, we need a team that's as diverse as our Customers!).

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

Skills, Experience & Certificates

  • Transferrable skills in providing care and compassion to others
  • Valid Driver's Licence and reliable vehicle (essential)
  • Have flexibility to work on a 24/7 rotating roster which includes days, evenings, awake shifts, sleepovers and weekend shifts
  • Have a Current First Aid and CPR Certificate (HLTAID0011) or willingness to obtain prior to commencing
  • Be willing to provide an NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC) Clearance
  • Have the ability to support others with personal care and domestic duties in a respectful way
  • Have the capacity to meet the physical requirements of the job that may include manual handling tasks
  • Have good computer, communication and interpersonal skills
  • A confirmation record of COVID-19 vaccination (doses 1, 2 and booster)

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.

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

Only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered. Shortlisted applications will be required to undergo pre-employment probity 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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