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Support Worker - Hornsby

Fighting Chance

We are looking for values-driven, compassionate, and committed Support Workers to join our unbeatable workforce

At Fighting Chance, we believe everyone should have unrestricted access to homes, not just houses. Our housemates and families choose who supports them, how they are supported and when. Our homes are welcoming and don’t feel like workplaces or institutions. Our residents live full and enriching lives on their own terms.

Fighting Chance’s new accommodation enterprise puts people with disabilities and their families at the forefront of choice about how accommodation services are delivered. Set to expand rapidly over the next few years, our innovative model of supported independent living focuses on a person-centred, family governance model. At the core of this is the Family Governance Committee who collaborate with their team to ensure that true choice and control are prioritised for all housemates.

The Role

We are looking for Support Workers who are values-driven, compassionate, reliable, and committed to providing the highest level of quality care and support to join our team at King's Cottage. This is a key role, working to enable and empower our housemates to live independently.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering personalised support in the home and out in the community based on the needs and interest of the housemates
  • Assisting housemates to create healthy meals, with personal care and administering medications
  • Support housemates to engage and participate in the community and assist with medical appointments
  • Enter case notes into the Client Management System

What we are looking for:

  • Experienced, professional with a positive and passionate approach to providing the highest level of support
  • Be energetic, ambitious, and seeking to learn and grow in the role
  • A commitment to providing responsive, person-centred, and considerate care
  • Flexible and adaptive communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Requirement:

  • Flexibility to work morning, evening, and weekends
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a NDIS Worker Screening Check and a Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid & CPR (HLTAID003) Certificates
  • Fully Covid Vaccination including Booster
  • Full NSW Driver's Licence & a reliable vehicle
  • Rights to work in Australia
  • Experience with Behaviour Management - desirable but not essential

Benefits include:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Support, mentoring, career guidance and coaching to enable professional development
  • Purpose centred work with flexible working arrangements
  • A dedicated house manager, who is a central point of contact and coordination
  • Accredited NDIS training, as well as specialised training for the housemates
  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic team, helping to build a fantastic workplace culture

This is your opportunity to join our team and make an extraordinary contribution to the lives of people with special needs!

To be considered for this position please attach a cover letter outlining your suitability to the position, along with your current resume.

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