Life Skills Supporter

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Central Coast
Closing:
March 12, 2024

Uniting is currently looking for flexible and dedicated Disability Support Workers to engage with participants residing independently in their homes across the Central Coast, from Narara to The Entrance, Bateau Bay, and Killarney Vale. If you possess a caring and compassionate nature, along with a “can do” attitude, and you genuinely seek a job where you can make a meaningful difference, we have a role that may be perfect for you.

About the Opportunity

  • SCHADS Level 2 base rate starting from $32.20 per hour, with additional penalty rates, superannuation, and salary packaging benefits.
  • Multiple permanent part-time positions available (30 hours or more per fortnight).
  • A fixed roster with a combination of weekday and fortnightly weekend shifts is required. (candidates that can work weekends only will be considered)
  • The facility is a 24 hour service. Applicants must be available for early mornings and/or night shifts to be considered.
  • Clients at this facility require high levels of personal care and manual handling.

 

What you will be doing;

  • Aiding with daily life activities both at home and in the community.
  • Supporting individuals with their educational and work-related endeavors.
  • Facilitating access to various community, social, and recreational activities.
  • Assisting with transportation to enable access to daily activities and engagements.
  • Supporting clients with challenging behaviour.

Who we are looking for;

  • Previous experience or qualifications in disability or aged care are desirable but not mandatory.
  • Possession of a valid Working with Children Check and NDIS Workers Check is necessary.
  • A NSW Drivers license and comprehensive car insurance are required for the role (can be on Green P Plates
  • Holding a current First Aid Certificate is also a necessary qualification.

In return we offer;

By joining Uniting as a Disability Support Worker, you can look forward to the following benefits:

  • Experience variety in your role as you work across different disability settings, enriching your professional journey.
  • Access to generous salary packaging options, allowing you to maximize your earnings. Additionally, you’ll have access to discount and cashback schemes for various retailers.
  • Participate in the Paid Employee Referral Bonus Program, where you can be generously rewarded for referring a friend who joins Uniting.
  • Enjoy comprehensive training from your very first day, ensuring you are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in your role.
  • Receive paid travel entitlements, making your work more convenient and accessible.
  • Explore career development opportunities that allow you to grow and advance within the organization.

Join our team at Uniting and begin a fulfilling and gratifying career as a Disability Support Worker, where you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Embrace the chance to impact the Central Coast community positively while enjoying numerous fantastic benefits.

This opportunity provides competitive compensation, along with flexibility in working hours, allowing you to find a perfect work-life balance. If you are compassionate, caring, and enthusiastic about supporting individuals with disabilities, we encourage you to apply.

What’s next?

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organisation excites you, then please APPLY now. 

Should you have any questions, please contact Mitchell Heaven from the Uniting Talent Acquisition team on mheaven@uniting.org

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks and Reference Checks.

 

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March 12, 2024
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