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Support Worker – Canberra

Organisation : Wellways via BigSplash

Location : Canberra

Work type : Casual/Vacation

Profession : Client Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Support Services, Disabilities, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 23 Jul, 2019

About the role

  • Casual opportunities based in Canberra
  • Support individuals to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in their own community
  • Rewarding role in a community setting
  • Access to ongoing support and development/training opportunities
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits available

About this opportunity

As a Support Worker, you will deliver a variety of services to participants to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community. Your working day may include (but not limited to), assistance and or support with daily life, including personal care, domestic activities, social and community participation and varying skill development activities.

About You

You’re a passionate, empathetic and caring individual who is looking to make an invaluable positive impact on the lives of others. You relish a challenge and new experience. You’re calm, collected and resilient in the face of adversity and are looking to carry these qualities with you to the front line to start helping those in need. You are an independent, proactive thinker and worker but are also able to follow direction/s given by your managers and can work within a tight-knit team. You may also be required to support the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) program, at the request of your employer.

If this is you, you’re in luck: we have the perfect opportunity for you to do all of these things – right here, with us.

What do you need?

  • Minimum Certificate 3 in Mental Health, Disability, Aged Care, Home and Community Care or related fields
  • A current valid Driver’s License and a registered, insured vehicle
  • Satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check, prior to commencement
  • Applicants having experience and knowledge in psychosocial disability will be at an advantage
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Manual Handling training would be desired

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Wellways via BigSplash

How to apply for this role

Here’s your chance to do great things. Don’t let it slip by – apply now by visiting our careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways).

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Cabrini d’Arcy Stewart, CDS Coordinator on 02 6251 4599

Applications close Tuesday 23rd July 2019 – Close of business.

Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Late applications will not be accepted.

Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a lived experience are encouraged to apply. Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.


Please quote in application: Support Worker - Canberra via Pro Bono Australia.


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