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Disability Support Workers - Central Coast

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

NEW YEAR - NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Are you looking for a role that will give you the flexibility to spend quality time with your family and friends? Well we have a variety of options to suit your lifestyle. If you're caring and compassionate with a 'can do' attitude and really want a job where you are making difference, we will have a role for you.

Who are we?

We are one of Australia's leading non-profit disability support providers helping babies, children, teenagers and adults living with cerebral palsy and other neurological and physical disabilities. We have over 2,000 employees and we're growing… which is why we need you!

What's happening on the Central Coast?

We are recruiting for support workers in our Umina, Long Jetty and Wyong homes. The role includes providing in home support to our adult clients at meal times, with personal care and administering medication. This service operates 24/7.

  • Umina home: Permanent part-time and casual roles available
  • Wyong & Long Jetty: Casual roles available

Your availability

  • For permanent work: You will need to be available for 4 shifts a week (Mon-Fri) across a variety of shifts (morning, afternoon and overnight) and one shift on the weekend.
  • For casual work: You will need to be available for 3 shifts a week (21 hours per week). We are flexible if you are only available to work just morning shifts; or just afternoon shifts or just awake nights (as long as you can working some afternoons).
    • Morning shifts: starting either 6/7am - finishing either 2/3pm
    • Afternoon shifts: starting 1pm - finishing between 8pm-midnight
    • Awake nights: starting 10pm - finishing between 6am-9am

What we can offer you

  • Flexible, family-friendly culture
  • Competitive hourly rates (you will earn more with CPA, as our penalty rates are higher than hospitality and retail jobs)
  • Comprehensive training, delivering world-class structured learning, both in the classroom and on the job (substantial buddy shifts) to set you up for success
  • Employee Assistance programme - access to a professional counsellor for you and your direct family members
  • Wellbeing allowance, $100 per year so you can have a massage on us!
  • Fitness passport - access to gyms at greater reduced costs
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Employee Referral Programme
  • Rewards & Recognition programme
  • Career development and continuous learning

You:

  • Have been described as an outstanding communicator who is empathetic and compassionate
  • Have a professional approach, are accountable with a high level of motivation
  • Are upbeat, energetic and think 'outside the square'
  • Must have a current NSW Driver's Licence (P2 minimum)
  • Must have, or willing to obtain prior to starting, a current First Aid Certificate, CPR, Working with Children Check*, National Police Check* and NDIS Worker's Check*
  • Must undertake a health assessment*
  • Must be double COVID vaccinated

*We cover these costs.

How to apply

So if you would like to work for a not-for-profit organisation, where you are appreciated, supported, get paid to learn, and where you can take pride in the fact that you are making a difference each and every day, then what are you waiting for? Apply today!

Please click 'Apply Now' below. You must have the right to work in Australia. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note: CPA's Talent Acquisition team will have reduced staff over the holiday period from Thursday 23 December to 14 January 2022 and we may take a little longer to respond to your application during this time. Thanks for your patience.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as having a disability, identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, are culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) or sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTIQA+)

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