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Community Living Disability Support Worker
Newcastle/Lake Macquarie/Port Stephens

"Your Opportunity to Make a Difference"

  • Are you passionate about caring for others?
  • Are you looking for a flexible roster?
  • Are you looking for a positive team culture?

If you have just completed study in disabilities and new to the sector, returning to the workforce or looking for a change than this is the opportunity for you.

 

About the Role

We are looking for people who are fun, energetic, friendly and above all a passion to support people to live a full life. As a Disability Support Worker, you will be responsible for providing care and support to our customers to enable them to achieve their goals.

 

About ConnectAbility

ConnectAbility Australia has provided support for people with a disability for over 30 years. Our Community Living program supports people in their home in properties located across Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Lake Macquarie.

 

About You

  • Minimum Certificate 3 in Disability, Community Services, Individual Support, Education, Leisure and Recreation, or related qualifications; or relevant experience working with people with disabilities particularly in dealing with complex healthcare and behaviour support needs
  • A current NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC)
  • A current Working with Children Check (WWCC) for paid employment
  • A current First Aid certificate
  • A current Drivers Licence
  • Access to a reliable and comprehensively insured vehicle which you are prepared to use for work purposes
  • Access to a smartphone which you are prepared to use for work purposes
  • Have a can-do attitude, high level of motivation and an energetic approach
  • A high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills
  • Have a desire to have fun!

To be successful in this role you need to be a good listener, remain calm under pressure, be kind, be patient and be sensitive to our customer’s needs. Our customers put a lot of trust in us, so it is important that uphold our high ethical standards.

 

Shifts offered are 24/7 rotating roster, based on customer choice and needs.

ConnectAbility is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

 

We thank you for your application however due to the volume of candidates, only suitable candidates will be shortlisted and contacted.

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