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Disability Support Workers - Gippsland

Melba Support Services
  • Casual positions available

As a Disability Support Worker, you will help people with a disability achieve their personal goals and aspirations. Assisting client’s to actively participate within their local communities, you will directly support the well-being of your clients through understanding their needs, preferences and interests. Providing a range of support services including personal care, health, exercise and community experiences, you will enable your clients to live a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion.

As an effective communicator with well-developed listening skills, you will be an organised person who likes to work within a team environment. Showing concern for others and a genuine interest in helping people to achieve their potential, you are an honest person striving to make a difference in the community.

Purpose

Disability Support Workers operating a DDSO1/DDSO1Q level, directly provide support for people with disabilities, across their life cycle and in all domains of life to enable access to a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion in the least restrictive environment. Support workers at this level work in group homes, respite or a residential facility, providing a range of support to residents that may include: personal care, health, exercise and diet, daily household activities and community experiences.

Requirements

Are you?

  • Committed to delivering high quality outcomes for clients
  • Passionate about making a difference
  • Well organised and a good communicator
  • Honest and trustworthy

You will also have in your toolkit:

  • Current Full Driver’s Licence
  • Current Level 2 First Aid Certificate with CPR (or willing to obtain)
  • Working with Children Check, Police Check and DWES Check (or willing to obtain)

Benefits

  • Rewarding work where you can support people to live fabulous lives
  • Each day is different from the next where you’re constantly being challenged and learning something new
  • Variety of work setting
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Flexibility of working hours that can fit in with your lifestyle
  • Work with a great team
  • A supportive work environment
  • Great learning and career development opportunities
  • Paid training and induction

If you’re great with people, have lots of energy, are flexible and resilient, and enjoy the close relationships you can build with others, then why not join our team?

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