- Job posted on: 25th May 2021
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Jigsaw believes people prepare best for work through work!
Jigsaw is a social enterprise revolutionising the way people with disability receive job training, employment opportunities and the ability to transition into mainstream employment around Australia.
Jigsaw document management business allows Jigsaw to create a range of training, employment and transitional opportunities for people with disability, to develop towards work-readiness in a supported, real-life, working environment.
Watch our Welcome to Jigsaw video
A Support Worker is known as a Trainer in the Jigsaw model. Trainers build professional and personal relationships with trainees based on mutual respect, enabling and empowering individuals with disabilities to reach their employment goals and feel confident in the workplace.
You will work autonomously and as part of a team to achieve agreed outcomes. Your primary responsibilities will be to:
Support Participants to help achieve the business targets assigned to each team, on time and to quality standards
Develop a strong working relationship and become a mentor to individuals supported
Provide all aspects of personal care, mealtime assistance and behavioural management to ensure everyone feels fully supported and is progressing towards their employment goals
Deliver on any administration or reporting activities in line with NDIS standards
Promote and role model appropriate behaviour to support Jigsaw’s culture, performance and brand
Engage with participants using a Positive Behaviour Support approach where appropriate
A passion for and experience with working with people with disability or in the allied health community
Energetic and creative individuals who think differently about assisting others to achieve employment goals
Proactive, forward thinker, who takes initiative to solve problems
High bandwidth for multitasking and attention to detail
Excellent communication and team-work skills
Auslan experience desirable
Empathetic and patient approach to providing support
Have the right to work in Australia
Possess a NDIS Worker Screening Check
Possess or be willing to obtain Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
Jigsaw employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, meaning you can increase the value of your take-home income.
Potential career development opportunities.
Online and face to face training as required for the role.
For more information about Jigsaw and our mission click here
The person is the point
The power of YES
A hand up, not a hand out
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