Support Worker - Disability
Life Style Solutions
Quakers Hill, Australia
5d ago
  • Drop-In Support
  • Casual roles
  • Quakers Hill location
  • Variety of hours - Days, Weekends
  • We are seeking passionate, energetic and caring support workers who enjoy what they do - improving the lives of their customers.

    Own It - How we get the job done

    We are providing complex support to people with an intellectual or physical disability who have had contact with, or are at risk of entering, the Criminal Justice System.

    At Quakers Hill we are providing drop-in support to people with intellectual disability, cognitive deficit, personality disorder, or mild to serious mental illness to assist them develop life skills and work towards living independently in the community.

    As a support worker in this team you will :

    Provide mentoring and skill developmentAssist with coaching independent life skills such as cooking, cleaning and budgetingMentor customers to overcome personal barriers and achieve their goalsHelping our customers to engage with their local communities and culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activitiesAdministering medicationAssist customers to meet their individual support plans and Legal obligations

    Make It Matter - What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives

    Be willing to be available to work a rotating roster which includes mornings, afternoons and weekend shiftsPrevious experience supporting people with a disabilityExperience of supporting people with medication needsExperience of supporting people who have experienced traumaExperience working with people who have a range of behavioral concerns and needsCurrent drivers licenceCurrent Provide First Aid certificateFormal qualifications in Disability, Community Services or Welfare will be advantageous

    Keep Calm & Be Happy - How you will interact with people and other benefits

    Joining Lifestyle Solutions makes you feel like you are making a different in people's lives. Our team is here because they care, and because of this, we have an enriching and rewarding culture within our teams.

    You will be able to :

    Use your strong communication and reporting skillsBe able to remain calm in stressful situations Work collaboratively in a complex environment as a member of a multidisciplinary teamWork within a Self Managed Team

    Respect - Who we are and why we do it

    We’re people who care. Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with disability, young people and children in Out Of Home Care, their families and communities.

    Our customers receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our national workforce is committed to providing service that is reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring.

    We believe everyone is equal.

    We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect. We do this by providing our customers access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives.

    We believe this is everyone's fundamental right. You can learn more about us here.

    Join Us - Next step

    All applications must be lodged online, please answer the easy questions below. If you have any additional questions please call Alan Field on 02 4014 7869 during business hours.

    APPLICATIONS CLOSE : Sunday 27 September 2020 at 23 : 30

    We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

    We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.

    We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and other diversity groups.

    As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing.

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