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Disability Support Worker


Community Care and Disability
Location: VIC
Work Type: Part Time contract
  • Above Award Rates
  • Immediate start for a 24/7 Participant - full-time hours in Yarra Valley Area
  • 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 to employee suitably qualified disability support workers to join a 24/7 Care Team for a NDIS complex care participant who resides in Yarra Valley. If you are experienced with PEG feeding, medication administration, hoist and working with neurodegenerative disorders, we strongly encourage you to apply. Re-fresher training will be provided along with a supportive team leader. If you are a Registered Nurse, we would be delighted to hear from you. The Care Team will be working full-time hours with an immediate start.

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 Resident/Citizen

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. Please call Stacey Frangopoulos or Snezana Veljanovski on 9828 6565 for further enquiries.

142,044 Posted On:04/01/2021