Disability Support Worker

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Centacare

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Join one of the leading disability support providers in SA.

The Role

The key duties of the Support Worker include provision of services and support to clients in accordance with their individual support plans, personal care, participation in community, and support towards achieving personal goals.

This position will be based in Plympton or Noarlunga Centre sites.

Sanctus House (Noarlunga Centre) is a 24 /7 supported accommodation, promoting choice and independence at every level for our clients with physical and intellectual disabilities.

Kolbe Day Options (Plympton) offers a centre-based activity program for adult NDIS participants. Programs are based around individual needs, interests and lifestyle choices and are designed to help participants develop skills in order for them to achieve their individual goals.

A majority of the rostered hours at Kolbe will be between the hours of 9am and 3pm Monday to Friday, however there will be a requirement to work outside of these hours when supporting a Short-term Accommodation stay.

See attached position description for full details.

What you need to bring

  • Certificate III in Disability Services or Individual Support or acceptable alternative

OR

  • A commitment to undertake Certificate III in Individual Support within 6 months of commencement of employment, completing the Certificate no longer that 2 years after commencement of employment
  • Valid Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check
  • NDIS Worker Check
  • Valid Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Current acceptable First Aid and CPR Certificate (CPR updated annually)
  • Completion of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission – Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’
  • Ability to comply with Centacare Policy COVID-19 Vaccination requirements
  • Ability and availability to work outside of normal hours, including weekends, overnights and evenings
  • Must be willing to work extra shifts, as required
  • Willingness to transport clients either in a Centacare Vehicle or your own motor vehicle and comply with the Grey Fleet Vehicle Contract

      Desirable

  • Experience working with people with a disability and their families
  • Experience working in community based human service

What’s in it for you

  • SCHCADS Award 2010 Level 2 $$32.21 per hour + super
  • Generous salary packaging to help increase your take home pay
  • Meal and entertainment card option available
  • Rewarding role in a client focused team
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 6 weeks parental leave for primary carer and 2 weeks for secondary carer
  • Study leave for ongoing employees
  • Private Health Insurance discount

Who we are

Each year, we support more than 30,000 people through community services in metropolitan and regional South Australia, operating within a strong ethical framework. We are client focused and provide support regardless of race, economic circumstance, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief or ethnic background. Centacare is a Child Safe, Quality Accredited Organisation and is a registered NDIS provider. We value the uniqueness of individuals, we consult, collaborate and operate with integrity and professionalism. Centacare is committed to cultivating a harmonious workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Equal opportunity principles align with our mission, vision and values. We believe that treating our workers fairly has a positive impact on our clients and maintains our reputation as a great place to work.

To learn more about us, click on the video Disability Services

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter (as one PDF document) outlining how you meet the requirements of this role as outlined in the position description and include which location you prefer to be considered, Plympton or Noarlunga Centre. To access the position description or submit your application click on the Apply button.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Jo Melecio – HR/Recruitment Coordinator on 08 8215 6700.

Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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