Founded in 1992, connectABILITY Australia has proudly provided a broad range of personalised supports for the ageing community through our Aged Care Senior Solutions team, to children and young people, through youth and family counselling and a range of services for people with disabilities, throughout Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Maitland, other Lower Hunter local government areas and on the Central Coast.
Currently we have opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated people to work as Support Workers in our Community Support Division. Initially this is a casual position which can lead to a permanent part time opportunity. Our Support Workers play a valued and important role in providing quality care, supporting our clients to live the life they choose in a dignified and respectful way.
Your flexible availability will support the following shifts:
Late evenings and weekend opportunities
As a Support Worker you will be empowering people to achieve their goals, dreams, and aspirations with:
Social and Recreational Support
Personal Care and Medication Support
Maintaining customer records
Developing and maintaining professional relationships and networks with customers, families, caregivers, and key stakeholders
Working independently as well as within a team environment
You are passionate about supporting people with varying abilities and empowering the lives of others
You are compassionate and demonstrate empathy and a caring nature
Take responsibility, show initiative, and manage challenging situations calmly and rationally
Essential for the Role
Certificate III Individual Support (preferred) or relevant/demonstrated experience working with people with varying abilities including, complex healthcare and behaviour support needs
Australian drivers licence (minimum P2) with comprehensive vehicle insurance
First Aid Certificate or the ability to attain one
NDIS Worker Screening Check
NDIS Worker Orientation Module
Working with Children Check (paid work)
Reliable smart phone
Flexibility to work within a service, including weekend work, early mornings and evenings based on each customers support requests.
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite particularly MS Outlook and MS Word
SCHAD's Award Level 2 casual pay rates based on skills and experience (Pay Range $38.08 up to $41.54)
Flexible working hours working on a fortnightly Roster
Training and development opportunities.
Annual Flu Vaccination
Employee Assistance Program
connectABILITY is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities
APPLY NOW!! Please submit your expression of interest along with a copy of your resume as soon as possible. Closing date: Sunday 5 February 2023.
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