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Community Support Worker
Hiring Across Various Locations

Do you have a passion for supporting individuals to realise their full potential?

 

Can you support individuals to make choices and be in control of the decisions that affect their lives?

 

If you answered YES! - then this could be the opportunity for you...

 

What do we do?

 

Disability living (DLi) was established in 1984, providing long-term accommodation and support services for young adults with disabilities. Since then we have expanded our services to cater for all ages, offering In-home support, accommodation services, supported independent living and a variety of community inclusion services.

 

What will you do?

 

You will be part of a highly motivated and passionate Client Services Team. You will be actively making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities by assisting with daily living activities in their homes and the community. You will work in a variety of accommodation services, providing people with physical, mental and intellectual disabilities with support to live in an environment which maximises personal growth, independence and community integration.

 

Who are you and what will you bring?

 

You will bring a person-centred approach, placing the person at the centre of their service. You will work collaboratively, tailoring your approach to the needs of the individual. You will quickly establish rapport with clients and their families and have clear and effective communication skills. You will have excellent attention to detail and accuracy in case notes and record-keeping. You will have the flexibility to work over a 7-day roster and be available to work night shifts and attend regular training or meetings as required. Experience in mental health and positive behaviour management would be an added advantage.

 

What’s in it for you?

 

You will get the opportunity to work in a values-led organisation with a supportive family-friendly environment. At DLi, we offer you training and professional development, a competitive salary and attractive salary sacrifice options. Permanent roles can attract an additional week's annual leave (in lieu of leave loading). You will be joining DLi as we continue to build our services in line with our new strategic growth plan.

 

Next steps  

 

If you believe that you fit the above and would like to submit your application, apply by 29th September 2022.

We will then make contact with preferred candidates.

Please note to be successful in this role, you will have: An acceptable clearance to work in the disability sector (DHS / NDIS)

  • A Working with Children Check
  • Evidence of right to work in Australia
  • Evidence of full vaccination with a TGA-approved COVID-19 vaccine or an acceptable exemption*
  • At least a Cert III in Disability or equivalent
  • A current First Aid, CPR and Manual Handling certificate.
  • Medication Administration Certificate and Basic Continence Care and Infection Control Certificate will be highly preferred and if not, willingness to obtain these will be required.

 

*This position is within the disability sector and is subject to the relevant Emergency Management Direction 2022.

 

DLi is committed to improving and sustaining employment outcomes for people from diverse backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

We are on an exciting journey and we invite you to apply to join us on the ride!  

 

For further information about the role please contact our People & Culture team at [email protected]

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