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Enhanced Lifestyles

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About the Opportunity

We are currently seeking passionate and experienced Lifestyle Attendants to expand our Supported Independent Living (SIL) team based in Morphettville in the southern suburbs of Adelaide.

We currently have casual and permanent part-time vacancies available. The roles will encompass day shifts as well as passive night sleepovers over weekdays and weekends:

  • 6am to 10am
  • 2pm to 10pm
  • 10pm to 6am (passive sleepovers)

You will be apart of a collaborative team, delivering individualised and flexible support to make a positive impact and enhance the quality of life for our customers.

About You

The successful applicant will have experience within a SIL environment and will show the following desired attributes:

  • Previous experience utilising intervention and de-escalation techniques to support emotional regulation.
  • Able to show initiative and work successfully both in a team environment and autonomously.
  • Demonstrate experience in supporting people with intellectual disabilities and a sound knowledge of supporting people with challenging behaviours is essential.
  • Passion, professionalism and integrity within their role.
  • Flexibility to cover teammates when sickness or leave occurs.
  • An interest or previous experience in behaviour supports would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of neurofibromatosis is desired or a willingness to learn.
  • A willingness to work with participants, families, and relevant professionals to support the participants goals.
  • Ability to show initiative and work successfully both in a team environment and autonomously.

Benefits

  • Work close to you. We build your roster based on where you live.
  • Flexible working hours. To begin with, we will offer a variety of smaller shifts with the opportunity to expand your hours with customer growth
  • Choose your shifts around your lifestyle choices
  • Supportive, rewarding, and friendly work environment
  • Salary packaging benefits (up to $15,899 tax free)

Mandatory Requirements

  • Current South Australian Working with Children Check (Working)
  • Current NDIS Workers Screening Check (Working)
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (desirable) or equivalent experience
  • Current First Aid certificate (completed in the last 3 years)
  • Current CPR certificate (completed in the last 12 months)
  • Current Manual Handling certificate (completed in the last 2 years)
  • Driver’s licence
  • NDIS Workers Orientation Module
  • NDIS Supporting Safe Meals Training Module
  • NDIS Supporting Effective Communication Module
  • Medication Administration Training
  • Seizure Management Training (desirable)
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (desirable)

About Enhanced Lifestyles

Enhanced Lifestyles was created over 30 years ago and designed by people living with disability to achieve an important goal: to make sure customers have a say in how their services are delivered.

Today, we’re proud to still be a member-governed not-for-profit. Our Board is comprised of people who use our services to ensure that our customers’ needs always come first.

How to apply

An immediate start is available for the successful applicant. Apply today via Express.

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