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About Me
Hello! I am a 62-year-old male with a psychosocial disability and acquired brain injury living in Glenside. Soon, I will be moving to Christie’s Beach.

I am looking for self-reliant Support Workers to assist me in achieving my NDIS goals. I enjoy playing chess, listening to Jimi Hendrix, sports, cooking and having intellectual conversations.

The Role
An Opportunity is available to join my team of wonderful support workers who help to facilitate my daily life. My support workers assist me on a 2 to 1 service model throughout the day.

Due to some of the challenges I face, I have difficulties regulating my emotions and expressing myself. When I am feeling unsafe, I tend to react quickly. Please recognise my condition and understand my situation. In response, I would like you to be emphatic, provide space and show compassion.

I am seeking a Support Worker who is wanting to join a team environment, passionate about increasing my independence and advocating for my rights.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist me with ADL’s
  • Accessing the community
  • In home activities
  • Support me to achieve my goals to reach my potential in all facets of my life.
  • Support my life skill development through proper implementation of established plans and programs to support the achievement of goal outcomes for me.
  • Actively engage in person centred active support.
  • Maintain accurate records.

I am looking for someone to support me on a casual basis with the potential to join the team part time in the future.

My shifts are generally but not limited to; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10:30am – 4:30pm. However, over time, my hours of support will increase.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • NDIS Worker Screening or DHS Disability related check
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current CPR
  • Safety Intervention training
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability/Aged Care) or other relevant qualification

About you:
I am looking for a respectful and positive person to join my team. A good match for me would be someone who has an efficient and confident approach in what they do and possesses a calm and patient nature. A good sense of humour is also important.

Other requirements: 

  • Experience in working with people who have experience with complex behaviours of concern’s
  • Ability to implement individualised developmental programs.
  • Experience implementing positive behaviour support strategies.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Experience in various models of support preferred.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in service delivery.

The Offer
To get you started, we ensure that you are feeling comfortable and confident in the role. You will be offered full training by CLO which includes buddy shifts with my core team.

Most importantly, you’ll have an opportunity to join my energetic team and help me to live my best life. I would hope that we will develop a strong relationship and you will understand my requirements and be able to assist me.

Joining CLO, you will be provided with:

  • Supportive and inclusive team environment
  • Ongoing training and development support
  • Salary Packaging benefits (up to $15,899 p.a tax-free)
  • Position with purpose whereby you will be making a difference.
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Discounted Health Insurance

Our Values

  • Rights: We value the right of all people to contribute to society, to be valued and respected, to choose and have control over their lives and individuality and to live free from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Integrity: We value reliability, honesty, and accountability.
  • Relationships: We value the strength of families, friends, and partners in creating an enriched enjoyable life.
  • Quality: Delivering excellence.
  • Innovation: New ideas and creativity.

About Us

Community Living Options (CLO) is a leading NDIS registered disability service provider.  We are a values-focused organisation, who put the people we support first. Established in 1982 by a group of local parents who wanted respite and accommodation for their adult children, we have expanded exponentially because our participants love our services.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, please call the Recruitment Team on 72219550 for a confidential discussion or apply below.

CLO prides itself on being an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all background, ages, and gender as well as people who identify as First Peoples, LGBTIQ+ and people with a disability.

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