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Suburb Narre Warren
Job Title Disability Support Worker
Description

Disability Support Worker

Independence Australia is a social enterprise that provides choices for people living with a disability or other personal need, supporting them to maintain their independence.

What we can offer you:

  • Work close to home
  • Flexible hours
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Salary packaging allowing you to pay for expenses before tax is taken out!

We currently have vacancies for Disability Support Workers in the Eastern and South Eastern suburbs.

We need candidates who are committed and passionate in making a difference to people’s lives. Come on board and be part of a positive, committed and enthusiastic team at Independence Australia.

We are currently seeking people who have:

  • Previous experience as a disability support worker in the community or in-home setting
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability or similar
  • An ability to create supportive and professional working partnerships
  • Previous experience supporting individuals with behaviours of concern
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including working positively with others, problem solving and dealing with conflict
  • Ensuring compassionate care to client’s needs
  • Own reliable car and valid driver licence
  • Smart phone with internet access

Previous experience in the following will be highly regarded;

  • Showering, Dressing, Grooming
  • Leg Bag, Catheter Care, Bowel Care
  • Meal Preparation, Cooking
  • Peg Feeding
  • Manual handling exposure with Transfer: Slide Boards/Hoist Transfers,Wheelchairs
  • Domestic Assistance and Maintainence
  • Community Access and Day Activities
  • Sleepover Shifts (active and inactive)

Positions require a satisfactory Pre-Employment Police Check, DWES Check and Pre-Employment Medical Assessment. International driver's licence will not be accepted.

The successful applicants must be willing to undergo further training and development, specific to the clients’ care. 

If you are suitable for the role, please email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

For a copy of the detailed Position Description, please click here.

For more information about working for us or to discuss your application, please contact Shenay Gocmen, Recruitment Coordinator on (03) 9418 0481.

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