Your role will be to actively support and promote the quality of life for people living with a disability by providing them with a service of excellence. This is your opportunity to showcase your person-centred approach to care for our participants and assist them to remain living independently, and to actively participate in the community.
We can offer you training and support to reach your full potential as a support worker. You will have the opportunity to work both short and long shifts, giving you the flexibility to maintain a healthy work-life balance while also building a rewarding career.
We currently have permanent part time and casual opportunities for Community Support Workers to join our organisation in NSW.
Providence is an equal opportunity employer that offers opportunities to undertake professional training and development. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
About the role
As a motivated and skilled Support Worker, you will share our vision to enrich every person's life that you work with. That is why we are looking for people who:
- Are passionate and caring and looking to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
- Are wanting to support people to explore their capabilities and reach their potential.
- Will deliver a variety of services to participants to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life.
- Support participants with their daily living including (but not limited to), domestic cleaning, high intensity support, personal care, shopping, transport, and social and community participation.
- Will work with Mental Health participants to maintain support them to achieve their goals.
- Willing to travel between rostered client services.
To be successful on this role:
Excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills.
Current Working with Children Check, prior to commencement.
Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one.
Satisfactory Police Records Check (less than 12 months old).
A current valid Driver's License and a reliable, insured vehicle.
NDIS Worker Screening Check prior to commencement.
2 Employment References.
Ability to work independently and as a team.
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Experience either in Disability or Community services (personal care experiences an advantage but not mandatory).
Certificate III or IV in Disability, Mental Health, Community Services or related fields (desirable).
Applicants having experience and knowledge in working in the NDIS context with people with a mental illness and disability will be at an advantage.
NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) Worker Orientation Module Certificate is mandatory prior to commencement: https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/workers/support-for-workers/training-course.