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Lifestyle Solutions
  • Work TypesCasual, Part Time
  • CategoriesCare and Support Work, Disability Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 01 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 15 Dec 2019
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Support Worker

Lifestyle Solutions
Lifestyle Solutions
  • Work TypesCasual, Part Time
  • CategoriesCare and Support Work, Disability Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 01 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 15 Dec 2019
  • Ermington location
  • Autism, high health needs
  • Part Time (24 hours p/w) and Casual roles
  • Variety of hours

We’re people who care.

Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with disability, young people and children in Out Of Home Care, their families and communities across the nation.

We believe everyone is equal - our staff and our customers. Equality and respect is at the heart of everything we do.

We want people on our team who want to make a difference to the lives of others. People who know that it’s the small things that make the biggest difference. People who do what they say they’ll do and want to part of creating an organisation where we all own our part in making Lifestyle Solutions a great place to work.

We are seeking passionate and committed Support Workers to provide innovative and flexible customer focused support.

You will assist the customers with:

  • Developing key lifestyle skills such as cooking, cleaning and other domestic chores
  • Administration of medication
  • Transportation, preparation for outings, community participation and appointments
  • Personal care that includes toileting, catheter care, showering, dressing and grooming

As a support worker you are:

  • Enthusiastic, passionate and positive minded
  • Resilient, calm, patient and adaptable
  • Available for a variety of shifts - Days, Active Nights and Weekends
  • Flexible and reliable within your work environment and thrive as part of a team
  • Able to identify and manage risk to ensure safety for all

To be a successful candidate you will clearly demonstrate the following:

  • Experience with challenging behaviours and Autism Support
  • Confidence and professionalism in your ability to provide personal care
  • Ability to be flexible within your work environment and to work as part of a team
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of catheter care or willing to be trained
  • A current driver’s licence
  • A current First Aid Certificate (or willing to obtain)
  • Availability to work a 7 day roster which will be a combination of shifts including mornings, afternoons, awake night shifts, weekends and public holidays
  • Have the skills and knowledge to cook and teach healthy eating
  • Knowledge of the Disability Inclusion Act 2014

In return we offer our people an attractive and supportive work environment with inspiring assignments, opportunities to expand and learn from others and openings to improve and learn new skills. Our great benefits include a corporate wellness package and corporate discounts in health, travel and technology.

How to apply

Applications close: Sunday 15 December 2019 at 23:30.

All applications to be made online - Apply here!

For more information about these roles, please contact Alan Field, Recruitment Advisor, on 02 4014 7869 during business hours.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and other diversity groups.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing.

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