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Disability Support Worker


Community Care and Disability
Location: VIC
Work Type: Part Time contract
  • Immediate start in South East Metropolitan Melbourne
  • Pay Above the Award Rate
  • Supportive team culture including a rewards and recognition program

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 in the South East Metropolitan Melbourne who are have specific experience in working with people with a range of disabilities and abilities including intellectual, ABI, neurological, cognitive, sensory, physical impairment, 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 :

  • Personal care - showering, dressing, grooming
  • Household tasks - household cleaning and laundry
  • 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

*Australian Citizens/Residents

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.

140,733 Posted On:20/10/2020