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NDIS Support Worker

The Salvation Army
  • Utilise your experience to assist our NDIS funded residents to engage in their local community
  • Become part of an organisation that really makes a difference
  • Work in a supportive environment with great work/life balance
  • Casual and Permanent Part Time roles available
  • Join a passionate and supportive team

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

We are seeking motivated and dedicated disability support workers for our Community Care NDIS program. You will be working as part of a cohesive team that promotes and maintains independence of our NDIS funded residents by providing them with meaningful opportunities to engage in their local community. You will strive to build strong and positive relationships with our residents and deliver services with compassion, integrity and dignity. These roles will be based at our aged care centre in Balmain.

The Salvation Army Aged Care provides services across Australia. We take a person centred approach to care and are committed to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of each of our residents and clients.

About the Role

We are seeking motivated and dedicated disability support workers for our Community Care NDIS program. You will be working as part of a cohesive team that promotes and maintains independence of our NDIS funded residents by providing them with meaningful opportunities to engage in their local community. You will strive to build strong and positive relationships with our residents and deliver services with compassion, integrity and dignity. These roles will be based at our aged care centre in Balmain.

You will have

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability/Mental Health or 12 months experience
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • Understanding of working with clients who have complex mental health needs
  • Computer literacy and experience with documentation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission - Mandatory Worker Training "Quality Safeguarding and You" certificate

Desirable but not essential

  • A current unrestricted drivers license and access to own car for work

As we are a registered not for profit organisation we are able to offer you access to generous tax free salary packaging benefits. In addition you will be well supported by a passionate team and team leader, and be provided with ongoing training and education.

This position is available immediately so we will be reviewing and responding to applications promptly.

You will be required to:

  • Support people with disabilities, as individuals, to become part of their community and develop a support network
  • To help prevent social isolation and encourage participation in outings and community activities.
  • Support to be achieved within a framework of respect for the individual needs of the customer while promoting personal choice.
  • Activities could include accompanying customers on appointments, recreational activities, visiting family and friends, shopping, attendance at community groups and events
  • Developing support plans and liaising with support networks
  • Maintenance of appropriate administration activities, and
  • Other duties as required.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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