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Disability Support Worker

  • : Achieve Australia
  • : 29-Jul-2020
  • : Sydney NSW 2000
  • Job no: G9KKH
  • Rewarding and varied role in a values driven organisation
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment with opportunities for growth
  • Generous employee benefits plus NFP salary packaging - up to $18,550 per year

Company Overview

Achieve Australia is the premier provider of disability services and NDIS plan management in the Sydney and Northern Rivers regions of NSW.

Our Passion is social inclusion for people with disability.

Our Purpose is to build extraordinary lives, supporting people with disability to be well, have a home, choose a career, learn new skills, participate in their community and enjoy a full life.

We live by our Principles of inclusiveness, stewardship, extraordinary outcomes and ethical practices.

Recent growth has now created the opportunity for Disability Support Workers to join our team - full time, part time, and casual positions are available across a range of sites.

Job Purpose

As a Disability Support Worker you will use your enthusiasm and experience to support independence for people with disability in all aspects of life. This support will be provided in our client's homes or the community and may include – but is not limited to – personal care, domestic and daily living support, budgeting, shopping, cooking and community participation. You will be experienced in complex behaviours to support individuals with complex needs to access the community in a meaningful way and engaging in recreational activities while working to strategies outlined in the Behaviour Support Plan.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Minimum Cert III Individual Support or Disability with 2 years' experience working within the disability sector;
  • Current First Aid Certificate;
  • Understanding and commitment to the Disability Standards and WHS;
  • Understanding of human rights and the challenges facing those with a disability;
  • Experience in working with and supporting individuals who have challenging behaviours and/or complex needs;
  • Sound interpersonal, role modelling and customer service skills;
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt to changing environments;
  • Current Working with Children Check; and
  • NSW Driver's Licence (Green P2 or Full).

Achieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. This means we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and we expect staff to share this commitment. As a result, your application will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks; including a criminal history, medical assessment, professional reference checks, driving record et al. Applications will be assessed on merit.

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Disability Support Provider
Job Title
Disability Support Worker
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Annual
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$0 to $30k
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Generous employee benefits plus NFP salary packaging - up to $18,550 per year
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Flexible
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Location
Sydney NSW 2000
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