Aged & Disability Support (Community Services & Development)
$30 – $34.99 per hour
At Diversity Blueprint, we have a dynamic and dedicated support team that delivers person-centred services to maximise an innovative service in order to respect the diversity of our participants as worthy community participants. We nurture their inherent skills, support them to learn new skills and give them fair opportunities to share their skills with their communities. We utilise the key worker model to coordinate services that keep pace with our service users’ aspirations and fit in with their individual needs. Our passion is assisting our community to exercise their human right to pursue their goals, being at the core of their decision-making and to work on things that are important to them.
Qualifications & experience
- Demonstrated experience as a Disability Support Worker
- Certificate III Individual Support or relevant (or currently enrolled)
- Australian drivers licence (minimum P2)
- Recent Police Clearance
- First Aid Certificate
- NDIS Worker Screening Check
- NDIS Worker Orientation Module
- Working With Children Check
- Up to date with your COVID19 vaccinations
- Reliable smart phone with data
- Show a strong willingness to learn new skills
- Flexibility around client commitments
- Able to navigate and adapt in different/challenging situations
- Ability to prioritise tasks to best meet client needs
- Time management skills and ability to plan ahead
Tasks & responsibilities
- Make a difference through providing compassionate care, building trust and taking the lead to support individuals to live in residential home
- Enhance the lives of our participants by supporting them to live safely and with dignity at home
- Provide services such as personal care, use of manual handling equipment, welcome companionship, light household duties, medication reminders, and transport for appointments, shopping, and social outings
- There are various group based recreational activities both at the center and in the community which you will be a part of.
- This role is fast-faced and requires someone that can work with multiple clients and has a high level of initiative.
- Work with people to access services and activities in the community.
- Work as part of a multicultural and diverse team to ensure continuity and consistency of support to participants
- Adhere to administrative procedures including data collection and maintenance of participant records.
- A reliable, punctual and mature attitude with demonstrated ability to work with limited direct supervision.
- An understanding of the importance of personal and professional boundaries, privacy and confidentiality, ethical behaviour, policies and procedures.
- In-home on the job paid training
- Pay is based on the SCHADS Award (Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award)
- Flexible, family-friendly culture that will enable you to balance family and work obligations;
- Comprehensive training, delivering world-class structured learning, both in the classroom and on the job to set you up for success;
- $100 per year Well-being Allowance that you can use to enhance your wellbeing (eg: purchase sports equipment, have a massage, take a meditation class)
- Employee Assistance Program – access to a professional counsellor for you and your direct family members
- Weekday and Weekend Shifts
- Casual position with consistent hours, however, to supplement consistent shifts staff ideally should be available to be pick up backfill shifts.
- Easy-to-use rostering app which allows you to view and accept shifts, complete reports/documents and update your availability.
- Paid in house and personalised training for all new staff
Willingness to travel
- 100% (Preferred)
Interested applicants should submit:
- A one page cover letter addressing the selection criteria.
- A resume
- Contact details of at least two professional referees.
- Interviews will be conducted over the next 2 weeks with immediate start available.
Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted