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Disability Support Worker


Community Care and Disability
Location: VIC
Work Type: Part Time contract
  • North East Melbourne Suburbs-Doncaster,Eltham, Mernda,Ivanhoe,Bulleen
  • Immediate start with great rosters & above award hourly rates
  • Weekly Pay, electronic rostering App & supportive team

McArthur Community Care is a Registered NDIS Provider in Victoria. We specialise in delivering individualised and flexible supports through a holistic and person-centred approach to maintain independence and social connection with the community. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service to maintain people's independence, choice and control.

We are seeking qualified disability support workers who are have specific experience in working with people with a range of disabilities and abilities including intellectual, ABI, neurological, cognitive, sensory, physical impairement, psycho-social and autism. The successful candidate will need to be reliable, caring and compassionate and flexible to work with a wide range of people living with disabilities.

Why Join the MCC? We provide ongoing support and professional development for all Support Workers.

All support staff are eligible for our "Refer a friend promotion". If you refer a friend / support worker for employment with our team, their application is successful and they complete a minimum 3 months of ongoing work, you will be rewarded with a $200 gift card for each successful referral!

Requirements:

As a Disability Support Worker, you will be required to assist people with:

  • Household tasks - household cleaning and laundry
  • Personal care - showering, dressing, grooming
  • Skill development - shopping, cooking, catching public transport
  • Transport - transport to appointments and/or shopping
  • Social & Community participation - engage in the community, meet people,
  • Respite care - support the Participant while the primary carer has a break

Suitable Applicants MUST have:

Minimum 6 months experience in a disability support worker role or in a similar position (essential)

Certificate III in Individual Supports; Disability Cert IV or equivalent (essential)

Current relevant State's Probity Checks (essential)

Current National Police Clearance

Valid Working With Children's Check

Current First Aid Certificate incl. CPR (essential)

Current Manual Handling Certificate (essential)

Valid Driver's Licence (essential)

Fully insured vehicle (to be used for work purposes)

Effective communication, comprehension and interpersonal skills

Sound and effective time management skills

Possess a high level of trust, honest and integrity and be able to maintain a professional relationship with all participants

If this sounds like the right job for you - APPLY NOW

To apply, please click on the link provided, include a copy of your current CV, Cover Letter and a copy of all your valid Mandatory Certificates; National Police Check, WWCC, First Aid/CPR, Manual Handling, Car Insurance and Licence.

139,173 Posted On:25/02/2020