Community Support Worker

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disAbility Living Inc

Sourced from:  

  • Location: Gawler
  • Work close to home!
  • Shift Details: Afternoon shifts attached to passsive nights
  • Several part time roles available spaning over a 2 week roster

About Us

DLi is a leading provider of disability support services in South Australia. For more than 40 years, we have supported South Australians to live the life they choose through a broad range of services. We deliver these services with knowledge, experience, diligence, and enthusiasm. Services include:

  • Supported Independent Living
  • In-home Support
  • Behaviour Support
  • Short Term and Medium-Term Accommodation
  • Lifestyle and community Participation programs

Our clients also benefit from our mature approach to disability service provision through our Quality and Safeguarding Team which is responsible for driving a culture of industry best practice and compliance within the organisation, setting us apart from our competitors. The team provides specialist NDIS, psychological and legal compliance advice and support to our staff, managers, team leaders and support workers, ensuring that our clients best interest are at the centre of everything we do at all times and our service delivery is of the highest standards.

Our highly trained, person-centered team is equipped with the necessary resources to fulfill our client’s needs seamlessly. From the initial onboarding process to the delivery of our services, clients have a designated point of contact, ensuring continuity and personalised assistance at every step.

Our Values

Everything we do at DLi is underpinned by our values. These are:

  • Impactful:We have a positive impact, supporting people to thrive and succeed.
  • Joyful:We create a positive environment, taking great delight in supporting others to flourish.
  • Connected:We take the time to build strong connections so that people feel supported, valued & safe.
  • Supportive:We are kind, understanding and encouraging of people’s goals and aspirations
  • Genuine:We are sincere, honest, respectful and fair.

Your Experience

You will bring a person-centred approach, placing the person at the centre of their service. You will work collaboratively, tailoring your approach to the needs of the individual. You will quickly establish rapport with clients and their families and have clear and effective communication skills. You will have excellent attention to detail and accuracy in case notes and record-keeping. You will be comfortable supporting adult clients with intellectual/physical disabilities, high medical needs, mental health diagnosed or high behavioural concerns.

Special requirements

This role requires a female Support Worker who can assist our Client both in her home and out in the community. Our client lives in the Northern Suburb of Gawler.

Your Availability

Current shifts available for our client are as follows:

Each shift below is a combined 10 hour shift which consists of an afternoon shift starting from 2:30-10:30pm, a passive sleepover shift and a day shift from 6:30-8:30am.

Each position is 25 hours per week.

  • Position 1:
    • Week 1
      • Monday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
      • Wednesday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
      • Sunday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
    • Week 2
      • Tuesday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
      • Saturday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
  • Position 2
    • Week 1
      • Tuesday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
      • Friday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
    • Week 2
      • Monday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
      • Friday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)
      • Sunday – 2:30pm – 6:30am (next day)

There area possibility to pick up extra shifts if required.

What’s in it for you?

At DLi, we offer you training and professional development and a competitive hourly rate. You will be joining DLi as we continue to build our services in line with our new strategic growth plan. Most importantly, a role where you see the difference you are making!

Recruitment Process

  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a phone interview and then, if successful, to a face to face interview.
  • We encourage you to complete the video application when submitting your interest in this role.

Role Requirements

  • A minimum Certificate III in Disability or equivalent
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening
  • Current Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Manual Handling certificate
  • Evidence of right to work in Australia
  • Medication Administration Certificate, Basic Continence Care and Infection Control/ Basic Health Support Certificate will be highly preferred and if not, willingness to obtain these will be required.
  • A full Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Ability and willingness to drive and use pool vehicle or own vehicle
  • Experience in Mental Health or Trauma related support

DLi considers gender to be a genuine occupational requirement for this position under Division 2 (34) of the SA Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

DLi is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a diverse workforce.  DLi is committed to improving and sustaining employment outcomes for people from diverse backgrounds.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We are on an exciting journey, and we invite you to apply to join us on the ride!

For further information about the role please contact our People & Culture team at [email protected]

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