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Exemplary Care Support Services

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Exemplary Care Support Services is looking for experienced and self-assured Support staff on a casual basis to join our team in the Southern/Western suburbs of Adelaide who will be reporting directly to our Director Matthew Birtwistle.

At Exemplary Care Support Services, we strive to deliver the small-business quality of care, whilst maintaining the big-business professionalism and work environment.

The job role will require you to work mainly 1:1 with participants as a mentor and in respite environments with future prospects of group activities and excursions.

Candidates may apply from all across Adelaide, however we have a main emphasis on Southern Adelaide currently.

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist participants of the NDIS with activities of daily living (ADL’s)
  • Create positive relationships with participants
  • Assist participants to meet their NDIS goals
  • Transport participants to activities/events throughout a shift
  • Promote positive engagement between the participant and the public whilst caring for the participant
  • Empower participants to live the life that they choose rather than saying no
  • Advocate for each and every participant of the NDIS, whether they be a participant of eMpowerCare Disability Services or another organisation
  • Abide by WHS standards and behave in a safe manner whilst with participants to ensure yours and the participants safety
  • Keep on top of all report writing/bookwork required for each shift

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Experience:

  • A minimum of 12 months experience in disability support work is required for this position
  • Prior experience with young males living with ASD, PDA and ADHD is highly desirable

Skills:

  • Ability to maintain composure in high stress environments
  • Extroverted attitude to be able to engage with multiple participants positively
  • Interest in multiple ‘hobbies’ or ‘activities’ that participants may find interesting
  • Creative and innovative mindset
  • Ability to use different behavioural tools to diffuse situations or to avoid behaviours of concern (redirection, first/then, repetition, reinforcement etc)
  • Well spoken
  • Engage well with animals (pets), and members of all age groups
  • Ability to withhold prejudices and opinions and be ‘open minded’ to different point of views

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • First aid certificate
  • Manual handling certificate
  • Working with childrens/vulnerable persons check
  • Police clearance
  • NDIS worker screening check
  • Driver’s licence
  • Certificate III in Individual support (Disability) not necessary but desirable

In return, you will receive:

· Competitive pay rates

· Career progression opportunities

· A dynamic, unique and challenging working environment

If you have the above skills and are looking for an exciting and rewarding career, please send us your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

For further information about this position or the Company, please contact our Director Matt, at [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you.

Application Close: 01/06/2024

Please note that only short-listed applicants may be contacted

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