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Support Worker - Wallsend

Lifestyle Solutions
  • Community Hub
  • Casual roles
  • Wallsend location
  • Variety of hours - Days, shifts between 8:30am to 3:00pm
  • Variety of customers

We are seeking passionate, energetic and caring support workers who enjoy what they do - improving the lives of their customers.

Own It - How we get the job done

We are providing support to people who are engaging in social activities and expanding their friendship groups at our Community Hub in Wallsend. Our Community Hubs foster an inclusive and supportive culture offering a calm and creative environment for our customers to participate in a wide variety of activities.

As a support worker in this team you will:

  • Provide mentoring and skill development, assisting customers to explore their interests
  • Assist with coaching independent life skills such as cooking, domestic skills and budgeting
  • Providing personal care such as toileting, feeding and dressing when required
  • Helping our clients to engage with their local communities and culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities
  • Administering and managing medication
  • Assist customers to meet their individual support plans
  • Assist customers with their mobility by the use of hoists, lifters and walkers as required (Training will be provided)

Make It Matter - What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives

  • Be willing to be available to work a variable roster which includes mornings and afternoons
  • Previous experience supporting people with a disability
  • Experience of supporting people with medication needs
  • Experience working with people who have a range of behavioural concerns and needs
  • Outgoing personality, the ability to communicate and interact with both verbal and non-verbal customers
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current Provide First Aid certificate (HLTAID003)
  • Formal qualifications in Disability, Community Services or Welfare will be advantageous

Keep Calm & Be Happy - How you will interact with people and other benefits

Joining Lifestyle Solutions makes you feel like you are making a different in people's lives. Our team is here because they care, and because of this, we have an enriching and rewarding culture within our teams.

You will be able to:

  • Use your strong communication and interpersonal skills to engage with a wide variety of customers
  • Be able to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Work collaboratively in a complex environment as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Work within a Self Managed Team

Respect - Who we are and why we do it

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. Our customers receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our national workforce is committed to providing service that is reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring.

We believe everyone is equal.

We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect. We do this by providing our customers access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives. We believe this is everyone's fundamental right. You can learn more about us here.

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.

All applications must be lodged online, apply now. If you have any additional questions please call Alan Field on 02 4014 7869 during business hours.

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