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Support Worker - Independent Living Options

Interchange

Welcome to Interchange

For almost 30 years, Interchange has supported West Australians with disability to achieve their goals through individualised, local community-based support. With the belief that everyone belongs, we ensure our support team is person-centred to help our customers grow and flourish in their home and community.

Our awesome staff bring passion and commitment to their vital roles. No two days are ever the same, supporting people can at times be challenging, but it is always rewarding. If you connect with our values and want to work for an organisation making a difference, then we want to hear from you. Join us in our mission to support people with disability to live a good life.

The Position

Interchange is seeking experienced, knowledgeable, Support Workers to join our Independent Living Options Team in Canning Vale. We are looking for a special group of passionate peers to support a 21-year-old who has muscular dystrophy. Supports are delivered to develop skills and capacity to maintain independent living, keeping customers engaged in a healthy and safe lifestyle. These supports include daily living, personal care and hygiene, participation in the community and customers specific interests. Support workers must have knowledge of the National Disability Service Standards, experience in the disability sector, mental health, and recovery. Experience of supporting someone with behaviours of concern and working in partnership through mentoring and a recovery approach is essential.

You will be a part of a dynamic team that can work autonomously and can demonstrate initiative, good leadership skills and problem-solving ability.

The successful candidates will have:

  • Certificate III or IV in Disability, Mental Health and/or experience working with people with disabilities
  • Have experience with challenging behaviour and positive behaviour supports
  • knowledge of the National Disability Service Standards
  • Desire to work within our Organisation's Mission, Vision and Values
  • Be experienced and comfortable in personal care
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously, and within a team environment
  • Excellent problem solving, organisational and time management skills
  • Flexible availability throughout the week, including some nights and weekends
  • WA 'C' class driver's licence, and own vehicle
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening

The Benefits

  • Generous Salary Packaging
  • Canning Vale Location
  • Professional Development
  • Employee Assistance Program

Working at Interchange allows you the opportunity to use your talents to make a positive and meaningful difference to the personal lives of the people we support.

The Details

This positions will be employed at a Level 2 (Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (the “Modern Award”) and conditions under the National Employment Standards (“NES”).

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Diversity and Inclusion

Interchange is an inclusive employer and we celebrate our diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people and from people of all ages.

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