Disability Support Worker wanted
Competitive Hourly Rate + Generous Tax Free Salary Packaging Options
Due to recent growth, Crosslinks Inc. is currently seeking applicants for several Disability Support Worker positions within our Community Inclusion and Living programs with the future possibility of Part Time hours.
As a Disability Support Worker you will be responsible for supporting participants, on varying levels, to carry out their daily functions in a manner that promotes independence while enabling them to achieve their personal goals.
- Understanding of NDIS Quality and Safeguarding practices
- Previous experience working with people with a disability, and comfortable working with people with a range of disabilities
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Willingness to learn new skills and maintain satisfactory compliance requirements in line with NDIS for a Support Worker
- Commitment to family and person-centred approaches, supporting inclusion and participation
- Ability to build and manage friendly relationships within a team environment
- Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Availability to work various shift types, including early morning, afternoon, evening, weekends, sleepovers and active and/ or sleep shift nights
Roles and Duties
Must be able to demonstrate competency in:
- Implement participants’ development and support plans including complex care participants.
- Maintain an understanding of the participant’s needs and overall well being
- Administer medication and treatments according to the relevant support plan.
- Dignity and respect for aspects of personal care and ensure that the participant’s personal hygiene and appearance is maintained at an acceptable level, appropriate to their age and chosen activity
- Communicate and engage with participant in a relevant and meaningful way
- Encourage the participant to communicate and engage with others
- Take responsibility for issues/queries raised by the participant/family/carers by gathering information and assuring the participant/family/carers that you will communicate with your area supervisor who will ensure that the matter is resolved.
Compliance and Training
- A 100-point Identification Check on commencement
- Valid C class Western Australian Drivers Licence and relevant personal car insurance
- Satisfactory National Police Check for ‘Employment in Disability’ (no more than six months old)
- Working with Children Check
- Satisfactorily complete a medical examination including a blood and alcohol test
- First Aid & CPR Certificate
- Valid Australian Working Rights
- Ability to work flexible hours including weekends
What will success be measured on?
- Understand their role and the contribution they make to the life of the participant
- Take pride in getting things right
- Learn from experience and share their experience with co-workers
- Consistently complete work to agreed standards
- Demonstrates consistently the values of Crosslinks
- Complete the job and goes the extra mile even if it is hard, difficult or inconvenient
- Is open to feedback and openly discusses development needs
If you are passionate about improving the life of those with disabilities – WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!
Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia
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Enquiries: If you require any further information please call Jaime – 93741600
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Crosslinks Inc. values diversity and encourages applications from Indigenous Australians, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, youth, women, and people with disabilities.