Disability Support Worker

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Bookyana Cultural and Community Services

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Bookyana is an Aboriginal owned organisation and our priority is to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People living with disabilities across South Australia. 

Bookyana Cultural & Community Services commenced in 2019 and our head office is located in Bowden. Culture, Community and Country are our core values and we constantly strive to achieve these values for our Aboriginal participants to ensure that our community was and always will be culturally safe.

Job Description

We are seeking Disability Support Workers for our Supported Independent Living services (SIL).

As a Disability Support Worker you will be responsible for providing high quality, person-centered support with a culturally inclusive approach to our participants.

The position aims to empower participants to achieve their potential and live the life they choose. Participants are supported to maintain their independence, exercise choice and control and maintain relationships in accordance with their individual person-centered plans. The position also requires communication with the families and carers of participants and employees at other services and activities that participants might access.

Required:

Disability Support Workers MUST have the following:

  • Relevant certificate in Disability, Individual Support or similar
  • Valid first aid & CPR certificate
  • NDIS workers screening check
  • NDIS orientation module certificate
  • Medication administration certificate
  • Valid unrestricted drivers licence
  • Fluent & literate in English and numeracy to fulfill role
  • Working with children check (not mandatory but preferred)
  • 100 points ID (passport/birth certificate/right to work)
  • Cultural awareness training (not mandatory but preferred)
  • 1-2 Years experience working with individuals with behavioural concerns

How To Apply

Please apply through the Seek advertisement or alternatively, forward a completed application form, a copy of your resume (including 3 current referees) and all relevant certificates, clearances and documents to: [email protected] (PDF format only).

Further resources and information can be found on our website: www.bookyana.com.au

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