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Support Workers - Newcastle

Fighting Chance - Avenue
  • Brand new Newcastle Location
  • Part time and Casual Positions Available
  • Join an innovative not-for-profit day organisation

This is your opportunity to make an extraordinary contribution to the lives of people with disability!

Avenue is an innovative not-for-profit day program where people with disability are supported to complete work tasks, socialise and develop their individual skills, regardless of their support needs.

At Avenue we work towards a vision for a world in which work is accessible for all, we achieve this by ensuring that:

  • The point of everything that we do is always: “What’s best for the person?”
  • “Yes” is our natural response. We give ideas a chance and find ways to make them happen.
  • We are in the business of opportunity, not charity.
  • Our staff are the best in the business. They are talented, fresh minded and determined to make a difference.
  • We are innovative and we are not afraid to be unorthodox if it means a better outcome for the people we support.

Want to Make a Difference?

This is your opportunity to make an extraordinary contribution to the lives of people with disability.

Avenue is opening a brand new co-working space in Newcastle this September, and we are looking to build a team of exceptional, passionate and energetic employees to deliver outstanding support to our participants.

The Role:

The Support Worker is a critical role, everything that we set out to achieve is dependent on providing superior support in the delivery of our programs and services on a day-to-day basis.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing all aspects of personal care, mealtime assistance, behaviour support and assistance with daily work tasks.
  • Building relationships with participants.
  • Ensuring that the best support is provided to participants in the way they want it.
  • Providing feedback to families about support provided and progress towards goals.
  • Using your creativity to think outside of the square about how to deliver support.
  • Completing relevant reporting in a timely fashion.

What we are looking for:

  • A professional, positive and passionate approach to providing the highest level of support.
  • Be energetic, ambitious and seeking to learn and grow in the role.
  • Possess or be willing to obtain an NDIS Worker Screening Check and a Working with Children Check.
  • Possess or be willing to obtain Provide First Aid (HLTAID003).
  • Hold a NSW Drivers Licence (desirable).

Over and above the extraordinary contribution to the lives of people with disability that you will be making, the benefits on offer, include:

  • Salary packaging options.
  • An opportunity to be part of a brand-new team, helping to build a fantastic workplace culture.
  • Purpose centred work.
  • Ongoing professional development.

Avenue is not ‘your average’ day program! So, if you are not ‘your average’ employee, we want to hear from you!

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