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Support Worker - Roseville

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.

WHY YOU’LL LIKE US:

We think we have an unbeatable workforce, and so we want to recognise and support our staff. A role with Fighting Chance means you’ll have:

  • Support, mentoring, career guidance and ongoing informal and formal professional development opportunities and a strong training and learning culture
  • Salary Packaging which means more money in your pocket!
  • Flexibility
  • 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

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 for three young women who love music, fashion, sports, going on bush walks and visiting cafes and families. Our home is filled with warmth and love and has been set up especially for us and our needs.

Are you looking for a job which provides flexibility and the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of three young women with some special needs?

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 at mealtimes, with personal care and administering medications
  • Support housemates to engage and participate in the community
  • 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

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

This is your opportunity to join our team and make an extraordinary contribution to the lives of three young women 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.

How to apply

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