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Support Worker (NDIS) - Whyalla

  • Multiple casual positions available
  • SCHDS Award Level 
  • Rewarding environment with opportunities for learning and career growth 

Make a difference in the lives of NDIS participants, whilst working for a rewarding and supportive team.

The Opportunity

We are looking for client focused and reliable individuals to provide support to NDIS funded participants with challenging behaviours and restrictive practices, promoting choice and control and assisting participants in achieving their personal goals. Supports can include assisting with daily living activities, providing domestic assistance, as well as personal care, transport, and other aspects of daily living as specified by their NDIS plan.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide a range of high quality support services that enable consumers to achieve their goals  
  • Work with consumers to develop individual support and/or goal plans, as per assessment tools as required, within agreed timeframes
  • Adherence to service agreement requirements of the funded package & meeting of deadlines.
  • Establish rapport and build supportive relationships using person-centred and strength-based approaches.
  • Observe and report on clients ‘health and wellbeing’ concerns and assist clients to review clients Service Plans goals.

The successful candidate will have a Minimum Certificate IV in Community Services, Disability, Mental Health or related field, and experience in working with individuals with challenging and complex behaviours. 

You'll be supported and respected by an experienced team of people who share your passion, dedication and resilience. 

About UnitingSA

UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides aged care, housing and community services to over 16,000 people across regional and metropolitan South Australia. With more than 1000 employees and volunteers, UnitingSA delivers high quality services to people from diverse backgrounds as we strive towards our vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish.

Culture and Benefits

A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of people in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year.
  • “Together we can” Workplace Wellness Program (including leadership development, counselling support, special leave provisions, flexible work arrangements, physio program)
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Professional development and study leave

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies. 

Due to COVID-19, UnitingSA are taking necessary precautions to minimise the risk to our candidates and employees throughout the recruitment process. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an online video interview, this will not disadvantage any candidates who wish to apply with us.

To view the Job Description and apply, please visit our website at unitingsa.com.au.

Contact Person: Cassandra Pollifrone
Contact Number: 84402148 

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