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Disability Support Worker

Job Classification
Disability Support
Job Type
Casual
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Salary / Pay Range
$30 to $35
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Tamworth NSW 2340
Posted By
Little Blue Wren Services

Who are we? 

Little Blue Wren Services, is a dedicated and innovative disability service provider. Little Blue Wren Services is leading the way, across New South Wales in delivering ‘Next Generation Disability supports’.

The Role

Due to a rapid expansion across Northern NSW, Little Blue Wren Services is looking for forward thinking, creative and motivational Disability Support Workers.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Supporting people to live the individual life they want
  • Supporting people learn the skills they need, to live the life they choose.
  • Encourage, support and teach clients to participate in community groups, social events, sporting teams, employment and leisure activities.
  • Provide excellent, respectful personal care, carry out safe manual handling with clients and assist in medication administration.
  • Work under general guidance from the person seeking support and their family, within clearly defined NDIS Code of Conduct and company policies and guidelines.
  • To work flexibly according to the needs of our client's to include daytimes, evenings, weekends and Public holidays.

Essential 

  • A strong commitment and understanding of the rights of people with disabilities.
  • Passionate in building capacity with participants in daily living skills, to promote independence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with, and aid people with disabilities, in their network.
  • Work openly, honestly, and effectively with people with disabilities and the Little Blue Wren Services Team.
  • Possess a strong understanding and experience in Data Collection requirements and shift reporting.
  • Ability to read, understand and implement recommendations included in Behaviour Support Plans / Care Plans.
  • Ability to understand and follow designated lines of responsibility.
  • Overcome challenges with innovative and creative strategies.
  • A strong understanding of NDIS Code of Conduct and Best Practice Standards.

Prerequisites

  • Previous experience in working with disability participants with complex needs and behaviours.
  • Experience working with clients who have experienced trauma, ABI, TBI, ASD, ADHD, Mental Health.
  • Experience in delivering personal care.
  • NDIS Worker Screening approval.
  • Medication Administration Training.
  • First Aid Training.
  • Current Working with Children’s Check, or able to obtain prior to commencement OR NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • National Drivers Licence.
  • Seizure Management.

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Job Type
Business Type
Disability Support Provider
Job Title
Disability Support Worker
Availability
 
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Night
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Posted By
Little Blue Wren Services
Candidate Criteria
License
Speciality
Has Police check?
Has working with children check?
Country
Location
Tamworth NSW 2340
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