Disability Support Workers

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Location:
Campbelltown, NSW
Closing:
May 31, 2022
  • Permanent part-time and casual opportunities available
  • Support our customers in the home and within community

At Australian Unity, the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing. All successful persons will be required to provide proof of the 2nd COVID dose vaccination, before commencing employment. Your Talent Acquisition Specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.

In these unprecedented times, we must do what we do best: We connect. We Respect. We make it possible.

For our employees, this is an opportunity to work in a dedicated business that offers learning, development and career progression in this unique sector.  Having built a specialist disability service business, we have ensured that the services we offer, the carers we provide, and the tools, programs and support available are the very best for our disability customers.

Working as part of a dedicated Disability Services Team you will deliver person-centred care to our customers.  You will give people with a disability confidence in quality service delivery and ensure all services meet, as a minimum, the national standards for disability services.

As a Care Worker you will: 

– Support our disability customers with activities of daily living

– Assist customers with personal care support including showering, toileting and feeding assistance

– Provide support with complex care activities including bowel care, urinary care and skin care

– Provide transportation for your customers to appointments and for shopping and leisure activities

– Build and maintain strong and effective relationships with customers and their families

– Maintain a focus on your own and the customers’ safety and adhere to all health and safety guidelines and policies

About You:  

– You are committed and passionate about making a positive difference to our customers’ well-being (essential)

– Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings and on the weekend (essential)

– NDIS working screening check or willingness to obtain (essential)

– A current Australian Driver’s Licence and own a reliable, comprehensively insured vehicle (essential)

– A positive, flexible attitude and willingness to learn (essential)

– Confident and professional communication skills (essential)

– Experience in a similar role providing complex personal care to people with a disability.

Benefits: 

– Permanent Part-Time and Casual contracts on offer depending on your availability

– Attractive KM travel allowance

– Supported learning and development program – a Career and not just a Job

– Competitive remuneration

– Uniform provision and work phone

– Yearly Paid Community and Wellbeing Days

– Opportunities to advance into other roles within the business

– Be part of a close, supportive team

For further AU benefits please visit: www.australianunity.com.au/careers/culture

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to complete various background checks including police background check, working with children and national disability worker screening.  Applicants will also need to undertake a functional assessment.

Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-plan

At Australian Unity, the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing. All successful persons will be required to provide proof of 1st dose COVID vaccination before commencing employment. Your Talent Acquisition Specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.

For role related enquiries, please email: jderun@australianunity.com.au

 

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